Blog of the Society for Menstrual Cycle Research

A rap song for pap smears, Menstruation Barbie, and more weekend links

April 19th, 2014 by Elizabeth Kissling

Blood Moon, Badass Bleeders, and More Weekend Links

April 12th, 2014 by Elizabeth Kissling

By Peter Gaylard from Australia (Blood Moon 28th Aug 2007) [CC-BY-2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

 

Erin Brockovich and other visionary women in weekend links

April 5th, 2014 by Elizabeth Kissling

The C word, Non-hormonal Contraceptives, and More Weekend Links

March 22nd, 2014 by Elizabeth Kissling
  • Cunt has been in Oxford English Dictionary since 1972, and feminist debates about whether the word can be reclaimed go back at least as far. Many re:Cycling readers know this monologue (video at right) from Eve Ensler’s Vagina Monologues. This year, OED has officially added cunty to its lexicon.
  • The Red Tent Sisters explain how to choose a condom.
  • Here’s another non-hormonal method of contraception that doesn’t get enough press: vaginal contraceptive film, aka VCF.
  • Want to have sex like a porn star? Check out these ten “mind blowing sex tips” from Stoya.
  • Why we don’t talk about our abortions: “while not one of us feels like we did the wrong thing (not one of us looks wistfully into the distance and imagines the child-that-could-have-been) we all know that it takes braver women than us to be honest and say ‘I’m proud that I didn’t bring an unwanted baby into the world.’ “

Scarleteen needs help, Blood Speaks, and more weekend links

March 15th, 2014 by Elizabeth Kissling

 

Menstrual Man, Female Viagra, and More Weekend Links

March 8th, 2014 by Elizabeth Kissling

The Downside to Having a Woman President, and More Weekend Links

March 1st, 2014 by Elizabeth Kissling

Period sex, period podcasts, and more weekend links

February 22nd, 2014 by Elizabeth Kissling

NuvaRing settles suit, period pain keeps us awake, and more weekend links

February 15th, 2014 by Elizabeth Kissling

We didn’t have much on our radar to report last week, so this we’re trying to make up for it this weekend!

Menstruation Musical Theatre, Misconceptions about Conception, & More Weekend Links

February 2nd, 2014 by Elizabeth Kissling

Cycle-tracking apps, a new period mixtape, and more weekend links

January 25th, 2014 by Elizabeth Kissling

Fertility awareness, sperm antibodies, Facebook, and more weekend links

January 18th, 2014 by Elizabeth Kissling
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