Let’s Talk About Periods.

Click here to read this post in Dutch. For nearly a decade, people around the world have been marking May 28th as International Menstrual Hygiene Day. Beyond promoting good menstrual health and hygiene on this day, their goal has been to end period stigma and break the silence around period poverty. We love this goal–all […]

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The NF Glossary

Welcome to NF Glossary! We recognize that practicing intersectional feminism means embracing a whole new vocabulary – something that isn’t as easily accessible to everyone. We’ve created this glossary of common terms and definitions to help you along the way.  This list of terms is not exhaustive, nor will it likely ever be. As we […]

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Black Lives Matter : Today and Every Day.

Black Lives Matter : Today and Every Day. Today marks one year since Dam Square filled with protesters calling attention to police violence and institutional racism. It felt like a pivotal moment. George Floyd’s murder in the United States caused the Black Lives Matter movement to gain significant international attention and support, so too in […]

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Menstrual Health Day: Bust the myths.

Happy Menstrual Health Day! This topic deserves its own day, and we thought we’d use this opportunity to bust a few myths about periods. Myth: “Only women menstruate” Truth: Not all women menstruate, and not all people who menstruate are women. For too long, societal dialogue about periods has been gendered in a binary way, […]

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Reproductive labor explained

It’s no secret that women, and particularly women of color, are often the most under-valued, exploited and lowest paid members of our workforces. Often reproductive laborers, these workers experience disproportionately high rates of labor inequality.  This means that throughout history they have often had to be at the forefront of the strikes, fights and struggles […]

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A week on period poverty

We are wrapping up our campaign and have spent the final week talking about period poverty. This is a topic we are well acquainted with, as it was the impetus for our Dignity Kits project. The facts on period poverty tell us that this lived experience is much closer to home than many of us realize. It’s […]

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A week on abortion rights

The second week of our campaign has focused on abortion rights. We’ve jumped into information, tools and resources that help us to learn and grow our knowledge of (threats to) abortion rights and how this affects our community. Access to safe abortion is a human right, but the rise and normalization of the extreme right […]

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