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“As an intersex person living as a male, I just want my periods to end”
First Person Periods

As an intersex person living as a male, I just want my periods to end”

We speak to Arthur, who has a rare intersex condition, about how it feels to menstruate when you're living as a man.

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First Person Periods: Sarah
First Person Periods

First Person Periods: Sarah

This First Person Periods story comes from Sarah, who was shocked to discover the reason for some unpleasant symptoms she was having.

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First Person Periods: Ursula
First Person Periods

First Person Periods: Ursula

Ursula explains how almost losing her womb after a life-threatening postpartum haemorrhage changed her perspective on having periods.

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What I learned when a woman bled on me in a club

What I learned when a woman bled on me in a club

Yep, you read that correctly – a random stranger bled on me in a club. You think you’ll be angry, embarrassed… maybe disgusted. But then it happens, and you’re not. Compassion kicks in. In fact, I’m kinda glad she bled on me.

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What do men know about periods?

What do men know about periods?

From the classroom to the boardroom, Instagram to IRL, women are talking more about periods. But are we leaving the other 50% of the population behind?

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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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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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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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