SupChina: Xi’an woman in quarantine begs for period products in viral video, gets bashed by men for being ‘dramatic’

SupChina: Xi’an woman in quarantine begs for period products in viral video, gets bashed by men for being ‘dramatic’. “Are period products necessities or luxuries? Should women be blamed if they are trapped in a quarantine facility without sanitary pads because they should be keeping track of their menstruation cycles? A COVID-19 lockdown and viral video have launched a debate on Chinese social media.” To anyone who thinks that menstrual cycles are some kind of events of inexorable timing and can be planned for, I offer this study from October 2021 on how pandemic stress disrupted menstrual cycles: https://www.verywellmind.com/pandemic-stress-caused-irregular-menstrual-cycles-study-finds-5204326 .

NBC New York: Study Offers Reassurance on COVID Shots, Women’s Periods

NBC New York: Study Offers Reassurance on COVID Shots, Women’s Periods . “One of the first studies to track whether COVID-19 vaccination might affect women’s periods found a small and temporary change. Research published Wednesday tracked nearly 4,000 U.S. women through six menstrual cycles and on average, the next period after a shot started about a day later than usual. But there was no change in the number of days of menstrual bleeding after COVID-19 vaccination.”

Teen Vogue: 18-Year-Old Maddy Rasmussen Launches Online Database of Abortion Clinic Information

Teen Vogue: 18-Year-Old Maddy Rasmussen Launches Online Database of Abortion Clinic Information. “Maddy Rasmussen, 18, had an important revelation while interning at Legal Voice, an organization that aims to advocate for marginalized groups of women. The teen noted that the internet was lacking a comprehensive database or list of abortion clinics throughout the United States, so she decided to make one. Thus, the Safe Place Project was born: a website that outlines every abortion clinic in the country, in the form of a list and an interactive map.”

Broadly: Gynopedia Is About to Become the World’s Go-To Source for Women’s Health Info

A new Web site aims to be a Wikipedia-like resource for women’s health around the world. “The concept of Gynopedia is simple: It’s an online, open-source, nonprofit health care database in the style of Wikipedia that offers women free information on a range of issues as they relate to different locations across the globe. You can search by city—say, Los Angeles, or Mumbai—and get specific pages with details on where to go for gynecological exams, emergency contraception, STI tests, and where to find abortion clinics.”