[guest post] What Girls Need To Know About Painful Menstrual Cramps

RachadminGuest Writings, Menstrual Health

If you’re a girl who just got your monthly period, congratulations you’re now entering into your womanhood. Painful menstrual cramps can be a likely normal experience, but it usually subsides as you get past in your mid-20s. However, if the pain persists more than the first few days or occurs between your menstrual periods, it is possibly secondary dysmenorrhea. If … Read More

New Film…Monthlies

RachadminGuest Writings, Menarche, Menstrual Health, Moon Lodge/Red Tent

http://www.indiegogo.com/monthlies?a=1801398 What is menstruation? What changes in a girl’s life when ”it” first arrives? Monthlies is a fresh film exploring the period with humor and sensitivity. http://www.mooninsideyou.com/v2/en/ Monthlies represents a fresh view of a taboo impacting the world of girls (and boys) to a larger extent than it may first seem. With humor and sensitivity it discloses misbeliefs, prejudices and … Read More

[guest video] What teenagers know about menstruation. Is it enough?

RachadminGuest Writings, Menarche, Menstrual Health

Do teenage girls know enough about menstruation and their bodies? The documentary film the Monthlies represents a fresh view of a taboo impacting the world of girls (and boys) to a larger extent than it may first seem. With humor and sensitivity it discloses misbeliefs, prejudices and rules of the “menstrual etiquette” that still persist not only in the remote … Read More

[guest post] Menstrual huts protect Dogon men from cuckoldry

RachadminGuest Writings, Menarche, Menstrual Health, Moon Lodge/Red Tent

ENSURING your partner doesn’t cheat is a perennial problem. Perhaps one solution is religion. Beverly Strassmann at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor has spent years studying the Dogon people of Mali, west Africa. Women who practise the traditional Dogon religion, unlike those who are Muslim or Christian, spend five days a month around the time of menstruation in a … Read More

Autumn Newsletter

RachadminMenstrual Health, Musings

Hello and Happy Autumn! We’ve had quite a few changes happening at Moon Times since our last newsletter; one of our team has moved on into a new career in chef-ing and another has moved to Brighton- so it’s back to me (Rachael) on my own for a bit, just like the good old days when Moon Times first began! … Read More

Red Tent The Movie now on sale!!

RachadminGuest Writings, Menarche, Menstrual Health, Moon Lodge/Red Tent, Musings

DVD Now on Sale! $25.00 Red Tent DVD store Things We Don’t Talk About: Woman’s Stories from the Red Tent is a groundbreaking 72-minute documentary film by award winning filmmaker Isadora Gabrielle Leidenfrost, PhD. Spontaneous and organic, a Red Tent is a red textile space where women gather to rest, renew, and often share deep and powerful stories about their … Read More