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Menstrual Health Day. Positivity, Period. #Menstruation Matters

Menstrual Health Day. Positivity, Period. #Menstruation Matters

At what point did it become taboo to discuss a woman’s menstrual cycle? It’s as natural as your digestive system or going to sleep, and in it’s special way is even more vital to life itself. Yet here we are, halfway through 2018, and there’s still a sense of shame at publicly discussing it.
Menstrual Health Day. Positivity. Period. #PeriodPoverty

Menstrual Health Day. Positivity. Period. #PeriodPoverty

The Red Wave Talks explored the reasons why Menstrual Hygiene day is an occasion of both celebration and reflection for us all. The intelligent passion demonstrated by our period positive allies gave us reason to feel empowered, and we think you should feel it too.
Why Are We So Depressed?

Why Are We So Depressed?

                                                                                         Image: @pablopunk It’s Monday and I arrive at work as no...
A Short (& Entertaining) History of Period Advertising

A Short (& Entertaining) History of Period Advertising

We live in an age when nothing seems off limits. We know intimate details of our friends’ sex lives. We avidly follow celebrity dating routines. Ye...
G&G Book Review: 'The Power', by Naomi Alderman

G&G Book Review: 'The Power', by Naomi Alderman

   All over the world women are discovering they have The Power.  With a flick of the fingers they can inflict terrible pain- even death. Suddenl...
Would You Like Micro-Plastic with Your Fish?

Would You Like Micro-Plastic with Your Fish?

Plastics have become a pivotal part of modern life. The common material is used in packaging, construction, and electronic appliances and it is alm...
Tackling Period Poverty: Taboo, Tax and Tribulation

Tackling Period Poverty: Taboo, Tax and Tribulation

All women have experienced a period emergency or leak at some point in their lives, reaching for toilet roll as a saving grace. For a shockingly l...
Would You Take Menstrual Leave?

Would You Take Menstrual Leave?

In the last few years, periods have well and truly “come out of the bathroom” and entered the public arena. From tackling entrenched taboos to cons...
Why You Should Be Buying Organic Cotton

Why You Should Be Buying Organic Cotton

The organic revolution has been gathering pace rapidly over the last decade, particularly with regards to one of the world’s most-used crops: cotto...
Grace & Green Book Club: The Healing Power of 'milk and honey' by Rupi Kaur

Grace & Green Book Club: The Healing Power of 'milk and honey' by Rupi Kaur

Rupi Kaur is a 21st century poet fighting for women to express themselves freely. She hit headlines in 2015 with a candid self-portrait in which a ...
The Top 10 Intimate Hygiene Habits No One Talks About

The Top 10 Intimate Hygiene Habits No One Talks About

Kaleigh Heard is Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of The Unmentionables, a 501(c) 3 non-profit organisation. Grace & Green is proud to be...
Let's talk about 'The Unmentionables'

Let's talk about 'The Unmentionables'

Kaleigh Heard, CEO of The Unmentionables 2016 has been a mammoth year of change in politics and global affairs. For some of us, this time of year ...