period

A New Period in My Life: Coming off the Pill

I first started having periods when I was eleven. I remember my first period clearly: I was on holiday in Wales with my family and best friend, I was wearing bright pink knickers, and although I vaguely knew what was going on I was too confused and embarrassed to tell …

Period Sex: How to Navigate it (If You Want to)

I recently read an article that discussed whether period sex is okay for a first-time hookup or not. The article asked both men and women, but was honestly kind of confusing. There was no real conclusion, the author just collected people’s opinions. I guess it was an interesting read, but with a …

I Talked to My Mum About Periods So You Don’t Have to

A few months after I got my very first period, my grandmother told me to be very careful not to sleep without underwear on–because snakes know when you have periods, and they like crawling ‘up there’. It took me a while to stop being absolutely horrified by this idea and …