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PERIOD Podcast

Period podcast is a space for menstruators and their friends to learn all about the biology and culture of the menstrual cycle. Kate Clancy, biological anthropologist and period enthusiast, interviews scholars and people with relevant lived experiences to share their thinking. Come for the period jokes, stay for the science.

Nov 25, 2016

This is a bonus episode of PERIOD podcast about the US Presidential Election. For a full transcript and show notes go to

Nov 18, 2016

Dr. Roxana Hickey joins Kate to talk ladybugs – or rather, the vaginal microbiome. Check out the show notes at!

Nov 11, 2016

Kate interviews Dr. Felisa Reynolds about their shared experience of a workplace bathroom, and Dr. Jessica Brinkworth about the health consequences of crappy menstrual hygiene.

Nov 4, 2016

Kate interviews musician Kiran Gandhi and inventor Heli Kurjanen about having periods in public.