Sameness versus difference...
- Biological variation
- Not 'all women'
- People who menstruate
- Sex and hormones
Why we say 'people who menstruate'
The importance of being precise in the language we use to communicate with others about menstrual health, human rights, and gender equality.
Not all women; understanding biological variation
Myth-busting the idea that the (menstrual) experiences of a few individuals are somehow reflective of ‘all women’...
The 'virginity' myth
Myth-busting the dangerous (even murderous) concept that there is a part of the female body (the hymen) that indicates whether or not that person has had penetrative heterosexual sex.
Let's talk about sex... and hormones
Although a person’s sex is a key factor in menstrual health, sex categorisation is far less straightforward than we are typically led to believe. Get the facts, here.