Currents is a place where interested people with periods come to get the real lowdown on menstruation and bodies. We explain the things nobody else does, normalising every experience of periods no matter how weird it might feel. We’ll leave you informed, unashamed and ready to expect more for yourself.

Periods or school? It shouldn’t be a choice

Periods or school? It shouldn’t be a choice

Many people can't afford even basic femcare products. For lots of girls, having a period means missing school – and we believe this has to end.

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How to get rid of tampon leaks and stains

How to get rid of tampon leaks and stains

Leaking tampons are a common complaint. Here’s how to stop it happening – and clean up when it does.

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First Person Periods: CJ
First Person Periods

First Person Periods: CJ

In the second of our articles about what it’s really like to have periods, CJ writes about living with fibroids and the heavy bleeding they cause.

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5 reasons we love: being a B Corp

5 reasons we love: being a B Corp

Ever heard of a B Corp? Well we are one, and we B Looming love it. Here's a bit more about what it means to be part of the cool gang.

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The top 4 new inventions that actually understand women

The top 4 new inventions that actually understand women

Here are the innovations you need to know about – and not a kitten heel-print packet in sight!

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We’re so over the marketing myth of the perfect period. Or are we?

We’re so over the marketing myth of the perfect period. Or are we?

Femcare brands have sold us #fakenews about periods for decades. Finally things are changing, but have we really shaken off those old myths?

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What it’s really like to spend a day fighting period poverty

What it’s really like to spend a day fighting period poverty

We left the office for an afternoon to help out at one of our fave charities. Here's what it's like to fight the Bloody Good fight.

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Tales from the Front Line(r) #2: “I hate wearing liners”

Tales from the Front Line(r) #2: “I hate wearing liners”

Choosing to try Tampliners might feel like a bit of a leap. We thought it’d be interesting to ask people who use Tampliners how they got started.

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How sustainable are our period products, really?

How sustainable are our period products, really?

Making low-impact choices isn't always simple but we think it's worth it. Here's what we've learned in our quest to keep it green.

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First Person Periods: Kat
First Person Periods

First Person Periods: Kat

In our new series about how it really feels to have periods, Kat talks about how cervical cancer has changed her perspective on her relationship with her body.

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Are you a tampon flusher or flinger?

Are you a tampon flusher or flinger?

There seems to be a lot of confusion about whether tampons can or should be flushed down the toilet. The short answer is never, but let us explain why.

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It’s high time tampon brands cleaned up their act

It’s high time tampon brands cleaned up their act

You probably read the ingredients on the side of your food packaging. But have you ever thought about what goes into your tampons?

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