Meet Your Hormones: Maisie Hill and Period Power

Meet Your Hormones: Maisie Hill and Period Power

You’re probably aware that your hormones have great influence over your energy levels and mood. You might know that there are times of the month when you feel ‘hormonal’. And there might be times of the month where you don’t think about it all because you feel great and you’re busy living your...

Being a Human With a Vagina 101

Being a Human With a Vagina 101

First things first, I solemnly pledge to not use any euphemisms for vagina or vulva in this article. Topping the list of my pet-peeves is articles about vaginas, sex, or periods, in which the authors are afraid to use the words vagina, sex, or period. Neither will I use phrases like va...

“We Don’t Make Love, We Fuck” – Separating Love From Sex

“We Don’t Make Love, We Fuck” – Separating Love From Sex

The definitions we're taught for love and sex are not satisfactory. Actually they're total bollocks. Our culturally-ingrained assumptions that love is, literally (yeah I looked it up) 'an intense feeling of deep affection' and that sex is synonymous with love making. This...

Girls Wank Too – Learning to Separate Pleasure From Performance

Girls Wank Too – Learning to Separate Pleasure From Performance

You are ten and sat in your Primary School lunchroom. It smells like stale book-bags and ham that has been left out for too long. The same boy that stared at you while pressing his tongue against his cheek repetitively last week is about to walk past. You don't avoid his gaze - you asked y...

Ménage à Moi: Why a Vibrator is Your New Must-Have Period Pain Remedy

Ménage à Moi: Why a Vibrator is Your New Must-Have Period Pain Remedy

The Multiple Benefits of Your Vibrator Are you tired of reheating your water bottle? Popping paracetamol? Anything to relieve general muscle tension or period cramps? What if we told you that sextech could help you out with your period-induced pains? Enter vibration tec...

More than toxins. Here’s to change in Zambia.

More than toxins. Here’s to change in Zambia.

Part of shaking up change in the menstrual health world means acknowledging the lack of access to affordable menstrual products and adequate hygiene conditions that many women face in low-income areas in the UK and across the world. Whilst we a lack of transparency in the menstrual health sec...

Unexpected Uterus Bleeding, what’s my V doing?

Unexpected Uterus Bleeding, what’s my V doing?

As if period blood isn’t enough, now I’ve got spotting too. When’s a gal gonna get a break? Menstruating humans, does spotting ring a bell? Our guess is there’s probably been a sighting of some unexpected blood during the ‘surely I’m not due on yet’ phase at...

The Big O

The Big O

The Big ‘O’ - and no, despite becoming the first black woman to receive the Cecil B. DeMille award and showering us with her female-empowering pearls of wisdom we’re not talking about Oprah (although she does deserve HUGE recognition for that banging speech - n...

Time to make ‘period gush’ a medical term?

Time to make ‘period gush’ a medical term?

They’re not pretty, occasionally call for swift and morally-challenging executive decisions (Cold water! Cold water! Not for the bloody cushion you lettuce - my Levis…they’re vintage!) and, depending on the company you’re in, can make you feel like flying off the treadmill on your ar...

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