MENSTRUATION MATTERS

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FacebookTwitterThe bloggers here at re: Cycling are all members of the Society for Menstrual Cycle Research, however, their writing on this site does not necessarily reflect the positions of the Society as a whole. Posts and comments are the views of the individual authors. Kati Bicknell (2012-2013) is the co-founder of Kindara, a company devoted to helping women achieve better results with their reproductive health by improving the technology around fertility charting.  She had the idea for Kindara while working for TED.com in 2009. Kati’s training as a birth doula gives her a powerful commitment to make sure that women have access to safe, effective options to manage their health and fertility. Kati studied Visual Art at Bennington College, receiving her BA in 2002. She is currently training to become a Fertility Awareness Educator. In her free time she enjoys yoga, art, dance and learning Mandarin. Chris Bobel [Associate Editor] (2009 – present) is an Associate Professor of Women’s Studies at University of Massachusetts-Boston. Her interests include social constructions of the body, women-centered social movements, including menstrual activism, and developments in feminist, gender, and queer theorizing. She is the author of The Paradox of Natural Mothering (2002, Temple),  New Blood: Third Wave Feminism and the Politics of Menstruation (2010, Rutgers) and co-editor (with Samantha Kwan) of Embodied Resistance: Breaking the Rules, Challenging the Norms (2011, Vanderbilt). Giovanna Chesler (2009 – 2010) is a filmmaker, media producer, and Assistant Professor in Communication Arts at Marymount Manhattan College. She directs and produces new media projects and documentary and narrative films addressing themes of the body, sexuality, and gender. You may have seen...
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