Girliyapa Is Here To Laugh About Periods

March 28, 2016

For menstruating people, our underwear has become a battleground were massive companies wage war over our health insurance, which cotton insertables we buy, and what language we can use. And yet, cheesily enough, we’re the ones spilling blood. Add in cultural baggage, mental and physical exhaustion, and an entire cis male population who can’t walk down … Read More

Is It Enough To Destigmatize?

August 10, 2015

A few days ago, Kiran Gandhi, a woman who ran the London Marathon while she was on her period and without a tampon to reduce the stigma of menstruation, was the trending hashtag on Facebook. In article after article she triumphantly smiles at the camera taking her picture, exuding joie de vivre. Dozens of news … Read More