8 Period Anthems for Surviving “The Curse”

7995296862_efda770e78_oThe next time you’re curled up in a ball, holding a heating pad in one hand and a milkshake in the other while a wolverine ravages your uterus, don’t resign yourself to watching Nicholas Sparks movies for the week.

Menstruation is no reason to feel bad about yourself, so cheer up with this Ms. Blog playlist of songs about periods! Some are funny, some are angry and one or two are even—gasp!—sexy.





Photo courtesy of Flickr user Nicolas Raymond, licensed under Creative Commons 2.0.




Carter Sherman is a former Ms. editorial intern. She recently graduated from Northwestern University, where she studied journalism and international studies, and has previously interned at Elle and Los Angeles Magazine. Follow her on Instagram at @heyyymizcarter.