Cycling: A Guide to Menstruation combines well-researched information with the feel of a graphic novel. Using charming illustrations, it is an empowering do-it-yourself guide to menstruation and an accessible educational tool for menstruators of all ages. Cycling not only covers the basics of the menstrual cycle but also explores such topics as the history of menstrual products, the pseudoscience of "menotoxins," the possibilities of modern-day moon lodges, and more! Entertaining and engaging, Cycling is designed to make us feel good about our bodies and good about menstruation.
68 pages. Written and illustrated by Laura Szumowski.
| "Cycling relates to others in a friendly, unequivocal manner that fosters in the reader a demand for more information. Szumowski has a sharp eye for detail, an intimate grasp of the workings of the human body, and an unflagging grip on what we need to understand to make ourselves work better." -Bitch Magazine
"We can trust Szumowski to provide a sharp focus on women's health issues - clearly, confidently, and intelligently." -Anne Elizabeth Moore, founding editor of The Best American Comics Series
"The smart little instruction manual for menstruation we have always wished for!" -Terri Kapsalis, author of Public Privates: Performing Gynecology from Both Ends of the Speculum
"Charming, informative, approachable, and clever. Szumowski has outdone herself with this accessible, entertaining guide.Cycling is a must read for all those who menstruate or know of someone who does." -The Chicago Women's Health Center