You guys! I can’t even. This year has been a real adventure in menstruating, let me tell you! I have been terrible about blogging about it all, but expect some updates very soon, as soon as I catch up with myself. They’re calling this year the year of the period! If that’s the case, please help me make 2016 the year of #periodpositive education. Go to www.periodpositive.com for more details, and follow @chellaquint and @periodpositive on Twitter. All the best, thanks to everyone who helped make 2015 so awesome, and see you in the new year!
Contribute to Adventures in Menstruating #8!Get in touch if you've got some period comedy writing and cartoon and poetry stylings!
Why Adventures in Menstruating?Chella thinks menstruation is funny. This is why she writes about it, talk about it and makes up silly jokes about it. Then she laughs. A lot. How can menstruation be funny? The same way other stuff is funny. It's a taboo subject - the shock of it all always gets a giggle right away and, immature or not, the gross-out factor can be fun. Laughter is therapeutic - sometimes periods are a pain in the uterus, and that moment of recognition feels good. Shared experience rocks! Comedy as subversion is addictive - once you start undermining those stereotypes and analysing the euphemisms, you just can't stop. Menstruation has historically, socially and culturally been cloaked in fear and shame. Deconstructing menstrual stigmas, with brute force when necessary, is empowering. Oh yeah - all her stuff is for menstruators and non-menstruators of all genders