CONTRIBUTE to Humor, Words and expressions about menstruation and Would you stop menstruating if you could?
Some MUM site links:

MUM address & What does MUM mean? |
Email the museum |
Privacy on this site |
Who runs this museum?? |
Amazing women! |
Art of menstruation |
Artists (non-menstrual) |
Asbestos |
Belts |
Bidets |
Bly, Nellie |
MUM board |
Books: menstruation and menopause (and reviews) |
Cats |
Company booklets for girls (mostly) directory |
Contraception and religion |
Costumes |
Menstrual cups |
Cup usage |
Dispensers |
Douches, pain, sprays |
Essay directory |
Extraction |
Facts-of-life booklets for girls |
Famous women in menstrual hygiene ads |
Founder/director biography |
Gynecological topics by Dr. Soucasaux |
Humor |
Huts |
Links |
Masturbation |
Media coverage of MUM |
Menarche booklets for girls and parents |
Miscellaneous |
Museum future |
Norwegian menstruation exhibit |
Odor |
Olor |
Pad directory |
Patent medicine |
Poetry directory |
Products, some current |
Puberty booklets for girls and parents|
Religion |
Religión y menstruación |
Your remedies for menstrual discomfort |
Menstrual products safety |
Seguridad de productos para la menstruación |
Science |
Shame |
Slapping, menstrual |
Sponges |
Synchrony |
Tampon directory |
Early tampons |
Teen ads directory |
Tour of the former museum (video) |
Underpants & panties directory |
Videos, films directory |
Words and expressions about menstruation |
Would you stop menstruating if you could? |
What did women do about menstruation in the past? |
Washable pads |
Read 10 years (1996-2006) of articles and Letters to Your MUM on this site.
Leer la versión en español de los siguientes temas: Anticoncepción y religión, Breve reseña - Olor - Religión y menstruación - Seguridad de productos para la menstruación.


Site directory for the literary & menstruation & women's health: essays, myths, poetry and zines


"A Note from Germany" by Petra Habiger, about menstruation in Germany (and an essay about menstruation in ancient Egypt)

"Before I Grew Up" by "Michelle"

"Bodies that Bleed: Sex as Fiction in Janice Galloway's 'Blood" by Agnieszka Morusiewicz, University of Silesia, Poland

"De la breve y triste historia de la regla (y un poquito más)" ["About the brief and sad history of the period (and a little bit more)"] by Maria Garcia, Argentina; in Spanish and English

"Female Mystique: The Three Phases Of Eve" by Leslie Botha-Williams

"Growing Up and Liking It, A Primer of Period Pedagogy, 1868 - 1996" by Lynn Peril

"Herstory: From Menarche to Menopause" by an anonymous elementary school teacher

"If Men Could Menstruate" by Gloria Steinem

"Images Of Eden" by Quail Dawning

"Instead" by Ariel Meadow Stallings

"The [Jewish] Tradition of Slapping Our Daughters" by Caren Appel-Slingbaum

"Life as a Bleeding Woman" by Jennifer Gardner

"Menstrual Reflections" by Jessica Nathanson

"PERIODS: At the end of my sentence, and the end of my youth" by Sarah A. Bryant

"Rojo" ["Red"] by Maria Garcia, Argentina; in Spanish and English

"Why I am opposed to menstrual suppression" by Leslie Botha Williams


From "Magic and Medicine in Menstruation" 1934, booklet from Schering Corp. (U.S.A.)


"The Period Play" by Julie Lipson


Haiku by an anonymous contributor

Dr. Michael Abramson's poetry

"Daughters of Eve," anonymous 13-year-old Australian girl

Four Poems ("Pelvis," "Vagina," "Birth," "Perimenopause") by April Bulmer

"Times" by María García

"The Cunning Cunt," "Down There," "Taboo" by Jennifer Boire

"timeless" by Joe Davis

"MUM's the Word" by Julia Kuck (From her "En Utero: Stories of the Womb")

"A Death in the Family" by Ellaraine Lockie

"Tribute to Today" by Ellaraine Lockie

"Menses" by Edna St. Vincent Millay

"The 28 Day Year" by Dr. Betz King

"Menstruation is Power" by Alexandra Pope

"Menstruation" by Peggy Lee Prince

"Menstruation at Forty" by Anne Sexton

"In Celebration of My Uterus" by Anne Sexton

Isiaka Abiodun Tiamiyu, Poems