Menstruation Links

Art

  • Rupi Kaur – Poet and artist whose photo of herself fully dressed and on her period was censored by Instagram
  • Red is the Warmest Colour – Featured alongside menstrual blood artist Zanele Muholi on student-run Irish university publication.
  • 5 Menstrual Blood Artists – I am honored to be featured in the company of artists Zanele Muholi, Vanessa Tiegs, Ingrid Berthon-Moine and the Menstrala Community.
  • Vanessa Tiegs – paintings created with menstrual blood
  • Carina Ubeda – Chilean artist’s sanitary cloths on exhibit
  • Lani Beloso – menstrual blood on canvas
  • The Art of Menstrala – thoughtful piece about menstruation and menstrual art
  • Ann Liv Young – New York-based performance artist sells used tampons in a clear plexi-glass box.
  • A Legitimate Vagina – Is feminism irrelevant in art?

Film

  • Period Piece – Menstruation and cultural attitudes through various time periods
  • That Time of the Month – short movies on various menstruation practices all over the world, presented by VPRO Metropolis TV in the Netherlands
  • Period: The End of Menstruation – movie tackling the difficult topic of menstrual suppression through medical shots, pills and patches.

Sociology and Philosophy

Communities

Period Porn

  • Erotic Red – members only menstruation paysite featuring various adult models

Personal

Poetry

Period Products

Tech Resources

  • Period Tracker iPhone App – calendar to predict fertile dates and upcoming period; also allows me to enter intimate dates. There is a text field above the “Intimate” toggle so I can make notes, like if I’m having multiple partners during that intimate time.
  • Fertility Friend iPhone App – calendar to predict fertile days and next month’s period; also a great app for documentiing when I have sex (protected or unprotected)