• The Red Badge Of Courage: Period Positiveness Around The World

    Allison Yates discusses the damaging consequences of negative attitudes about menstruation and presents examples of period positiveness around the world.

  • Menstrual (Dys)Synchrony: A cycling sisterhood?

    The idea that women menstruate together has a romantic ring to it, but is it true?

  • PMS: It’s All About The Hormones, Right?

    PMS--it's an inevitable part of being an adult woman, right? Or is it? Wait, WHAT is it, exactly?

  • To Bleed Or Not To Bleed: Is That The Question?

    Young women are increasingly using birth control pills to avoid menstruation as well as pregnancy, for the sake of convenience rather than health.

  • Menstrual “cycling”: what’s so “regular” about it?

    What's a "normal" menstrual cycle? Does every woman ovulate every cycle? Why would the timing of menstrual cycle events vary?

  • Q&A: Does My Period Affect My Sex Drive?

    Hormones certainly play a role in women’s sexuality including their experiences of desire and arousal but they’re not the whole picture.