Taking Back Women’s Health with Dr. Aviva Romm

Everybody needs a doctor like Dr. Aviva Romm in their lives. I’ve been searching for one since my first visit to the gynecologist. Although I may not have found one yet in my home town community, I’ve always been lucky enough to get what I need from the wise and like-minded practitioners and healers I […]

The Honor in Horror- A Period’s Place of Power

The four to eight days women spend sorting through various premenstrual symptoms of physical woe is not often thought of fondly. Gruesome bouts of bleeding, emitting dark odors, touches of wrath, ceaseless stabbing pain- these are all elements of what many women associate their periods with and ironically also descriptors of some of the most […]

Homeless Periods

You know that desperate feeling when you have you period and you reach into your handbag and frantically look for a tampon or pad only to find nothing? Imagine having that same sensation every single menstrual cycle, only being without the option of running to the nearest drugstore, friend or vending machine to fix the […]

FWOTM: Courtney Kenny Porto, an inspiring feminist artist

The Feminist Art Movement began in the late 1960s as a way for women to find their voice through art and have their work showcased in galleries. Before this movement, the art world was very male-dominated and women were rarely given the opportunity to publicly display their work. Feminist art was meant to be very […]

Are Periods Taboo?

Any female who is past puberty will know the trials and tribulations that come with “womanhood.” The first time a girl gets her period it is an extremely unnerving and strange feeling, as she realizes that she is no longer little and will be “stuck” with bleeding for about a week, once a month, for […]

Fierce Woman of the Month: Samantha Kelly, The Funky Goddess Creator

There are a few parent-child talks that are rites of passage, but the idea of initiating and having one of these talks generally gets both adults and kids cringing. A girl’s first period is one of those subjects that require a sit down talk. A parent’s reaction and guidance to this milestone can affect the […]