In celebration of MH Day 2022, Bossy asked menstruators to share their experiences with menstruation, menstrual hygiene, and menstrual stigma.
Menstruation isn’t a breeze. How do we contend with the environmental impact of the methods we use to get through this time?
Taste this bite of Diana Tung’s thesis.
“I embrace these parts of myself, those that we have been taught to see as negative aspects of our bodies.”
“Period undies have hit the mainstream in a big way recently, with Thinx and Dear Kate becoming buzzwords in the social media feminist landscape. Recently, an Australian company called Modibodi released ‘heavy absorbency’ period undies that seemed to be comparable to anything available on the US market … So, tempted by Australian prices and free shipping, I took the plunge and bought a few pairs to road test.”
“These happy bleeders made it through their first time and are alive to tell us their stories.”
“Have a think about all the little things that you have to think about when you get your period … Now imagine: what if nothing had to change?”