Tag: Menstruation

„A vagina isn’t supposed to smell like flowers. It’s supposed to smell like a vagina“

Ein Schlaglicht aus meiner Hausarbeit zur Rolle von Periodenprodukten im Spannungsfeld von Stereotypen, Tabus und positiven Gegenentwürfen von Kristin Schrimpf. Ein weiterer Hausarbeitstag an meine…

Period Tracking Apps: Something Old, Something New

They’re sleek and colorful, “fun and easy”, full of icons and dials. Period tracking apps, or “menstruapps,” are an increasingly common way a large segment of the populat…

The Power of Menstrual Politics

The latest in the abortion wars: “One Indiana woman recently created the Facebook page Periods for Pence where she encourages others to call the governor’s office to report their periods,…

Top of the Heap: Elly Teman by Hannah Gibson

For this installment of the Top of the Heap series, I spoke with Elly Teman, a medical anthropologist specializing in the anthropology of reproduction and a senior lecturer…

Donald Trump vs. Blood Magic

Donald Trump has revived old stereotypes in claiming that Fox News commentator/Republican debate moderator Megyn Kelly was ruled by her hormones (“bleeding from her wherever”) when she cri…