Menstrual Monday 2011
“the Monday before Mother’s Day...because menstruation comes before motherhood...and usually long after it, too.”
~ brought to you by MOLT
Email infoATmoltx.org if you are having a Menstrual Monday event and/or party, and need party favors/decorations.
WHY? To create:
A sense of fun around menstruation;
To encourage women to take charge of their menstrual and reproductive health;
To create greater visibility of menstruation, in film, print, music, and other media;
And to enhance honesty about menstruation in our relationships.
How? Throw a Menstrual Monday party ~ decorate with Menstrual Drops and Splashes and MOLTwheels ~ organize a Sister Menses Costume Contest ~ view a Flofilm ~ view SiCKO and have a discussion on single-payer health care ~ invite friends over for a messy spaghetti dinner ~ serve items from the Five Menstrual Monday Food Groups (red stuff, green stuff, chocolate, poppy seed & egg) ~ hold a panel discussion on women's health issues ~ learn more about the Robin Danielson Tampon Safety Act ~ flow-dye t-shirts; read menstrual-themed poetry ~ let your menstrutivity run wild!
When? Officially: The Monday before Mother's Day. Click here for the date in your country. Unofficially: Whenever you feel like having a little Menstrual Monday fun ~ your birthday, an ordinary Saturday night.