“Chella Quint is a force of nature.”

– Shami Chakrabarti, Of Women: In the 21st Century

It is no exaggeration to say that Chella Quint is the queen of making menstruation a hell of a lot more fun.” -Breanne Fahs, An Energetic Jaunt Through the Menstrual Universe with Chella Quint

Chella Quint is an author, teacher, performer, activist, and the UK’s leading expert on menstruation literacy.

She is the founder of #periodpositive and researches shame and taboo in menstruation education. 

Chella coined the term ‘period positive’ in 2006!
Period Positive is now an award, curriculum model and framework for creative and inclusive menstrual literacy.
You can find out more about the work of Period Positive and how to use the Period Positive Pledge framework to improve menstrual literacy in your organisation.
Chella’s quintessential period primer and audio book for adults answers 100 of her audience’s questions. Here is a lovely review. For menstrual researchers, there is an academic review of the book by scholar Breanne Fahs here!
Out now in the UK! And in the US and Canada! And Germany!
Chella’s witty kids’ book slays superstitions, busts myths, and fights period shame, while providing practical information about menstrual products, tracking cycles, and sharing her own personal stories. Check out this lovely and detailed review! For librarians, here’s an amazing review from School Library Journal! Own Your Period has been named to the 2022 Rise book list. It was one of only five middle grade non fiction books to be named to the list by round tables of the American Library Association.
Out now!
Everything you wish you’d been taught in school (but probably weren’t)! This interactive science communication and educational comedy show (based on the fanzine series of the same name) had successsful runs at the Edinburgh Fringe and a number of science festivals. Read a review  or (two or three) of this five-star interactive touring comedy show and get in touch about future bookingsNow available as an online interactive performance lecture or craftivism workshop! Enquire here about a show, workshop or public speaking engagement specially tailored to your class, group or organisation.


 STAINS™ is an ongoing installation parodying the period stain as the world’s most recognised and coveted fashion emblem. It first appeared in Adventures in Menstruating zine #5 in 2009, and has since travelled to exhibitions in the US, UK and EU. STAINS™ was was selected for the Blood Exhibition at Science Gallery Dublin for their 2014-2015 season and drew attention from several Irish news outlets.