Recommended Resources: Anatomy & Menstruation


Looking for accurate and up-to-date information? Check out the resources below.

Centre for Menstrual Cycle and Ovulation Research: Research center that studies variations in the menstrual cycle and ovulation in women of all ages.

Cycling: A Guide to Menstruation: Wonderful 73-page, downloadable, illustrated booklet about all things menstrual.

On the Rag: A Guide to Menstruation: Friendly, feminist guide to all aspects of menstruation, from our friends at Scarlateen.

Period Equity: An organization that works to ensure that menstrual products are tax-exempt, affordable, safe and available to those in need.

Period. The Menstrual Movement: Activist group working to end period poverty and stigma through service, education, and advocacy.

Planned Parenthood: Sexual and Reproductive Anatomy: As always, trusted, clear and respectful information from Planned Parenthood.

PussyPedia: Menstruation: List of articles and resources on menstruation and periods from PussyPedia, a wonderful wiki of quality, accessible information on sexual and reproductive health on the Internet.

Sex Education Comics: Vulvovaginal Anatomy: Great, inclusive comic strip exploring the anatomy of the vagina and vulva.

Spot On Period Tracker: Ad-free and free period tracker from Planned Parenthood.

The Beautiful Cervix Project: Intricate photo galleries of cervixes throughout the menstrual cycle, as well as basic information on reproductive anatomy and fertility.

The Labia Library: A photo gallery display of the natural diversity of women’s genitals.

Tip of the Ice Berg: An Illustrated Guide to the Clitoris and other Pussy Pleasure Parts: A 57-page, downloadable, illustrated booklet about all things clitoral