Articles by Amy Sutherland

Why Menstrual Stigma Matters

Menstruation is the most basic of bodily functions for over half the world’s population. Learning how to “read” it (i.e. irregularities, consistency, associated pain, etc.) can give us a window into the health of women. Yet, in the 21st century menstrual stigma is still alive and well. [...]

Back To The Basics: What Is A Menstrual Cycle?

Many of us took a class back in grade school where we learned the correct anatomical names of our reproductive organs, squirmed in our seats as the teacher held up colorful diagrams of a flaccid penis and tried not to laugh when we were lectured to about the changes that occur during the menstrual cycle. [...]
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