Menstrual Books Periods

Book Review: Period – Twelve voices tell the bloody truth

“I won’t call on the moon like in a real poem, or anthropology or the bible or talk about being untouchable, or power etc. I’ve nothing at all to say, but to exercise my freedom to speak about everything” – Bernadette Mayer, from Ode on Periods. Period: Twelve voices tell the bloody truth is a […]


THINX Period-proof underwear

In 2018, I tried my first pair of ‘period proof underwear’. I have no idea where I heard about period underwear. It seemed a little odd to wear what’s essentially a period nappy all day, but somehow I was convinced to buy a pair of THINX’s ‘period-proof underwear that works’. Was I concerned that they might […]