Events!

On Saturday, January 30th, from 3:00pm - 5:00pm Bleed Shamelessly will be hosting a virtual Zoom Showcase to educate, fundraise, and share stories. Throughout the event, speakers like Senator Melissa Sargent, MMSD School Board Member Ali Muldrow, and student activists like Claudia Salgado, Copper Daniel, and Jace Liu will be sharing their art, experiences, and speeches surrounding menstruation and reproductive justice activism. Bleed Shamelessly will also be premiering a variety of videos covering topics like period poverty, trans-inclusive menstrual equity activism, and comprehensive menstrual health education. Throughout the event we will be fundraising to provide menstrual products to students and families in the Madison Metropolitan School District. 

The event is free, and anyone is welcome to attend! Register for the event here: 

All donations are put towards providing menstrual products to students and families in the Madison Metropolitan School District who need them. Products are being routinely distributed to high and middle schools in Dane County. All donations are deeply appreciated. 

Showcased Videos!

Learn about the realities of period poverty in Madison, Wisconsin, and how COVID-19 has exacerbated the issue. 

Learn about legislative menstrual equity change, and how we can continue to systemically fight oppression. 

Learn about how to make your menstrual equity activism trans-inclusive and validating.

Dive deeper into menstrual health education, and the significant gaps in curriculum and accessibility.

Speakers

Rachel Duggan

She / Her / Hers

Rachal Duggan, also known by her moniker Radillustrates, is an illustrator, workshop instructor, and butt-drawer living in Milwaukee. You can follow her daily doodles and illustrated series about period nightmare stories on Instagram @Radillustrates

Ali Muldrow

She / Her / Hers

Ali Muldrow is a Madison educator, advocate, writer, and doula. She is currently an MMSD School Board Member, Chair at the Rape Crisis Center, and the Co-Executive Director at GSafe. She is passionate about consent, freedom, learning, and human rights.

Jace Liu

He / Him / His

Jace is a senior at James Madison Memorial High School and student activist. He has worked on the Bleed Shamelessly team before, and "believes that everyone should have basic human rights and necessities, helping in any ways that I [he] can"

Aanya Patel

She / Her / Hers

Aanya is the founder of Global Girls Initiative, non-profit organization that provides hygiene education and products to improve the health and self-esteem of the youth through advocacy and leadership programs.As a menstrual hygiene advocate, she educates on the importance of sustainable products and the benefits they provide on both the body and the environment.

Copper Daniel

She / Her / Hers

Copper Daniel! Copper is a senior, an AVID/TOPS scholar, and the President of the Black Student Union at James Madison Memorial High School. While being a part of the BSU she has learned the importance of community service, and hopes to turn her love for community service and helping people into a full time career!

Julianna Baldo

She / Her / Hers

Julianna is a senior, and environmental justice advocate with the Youth Climate Action Team! Julianna will be speaking about her experience with eco-friendly menstruation products and strategies! We're so excited to hear you speak, Julianna!

Gersely Rios

She / Her / Hers

Gersely high school sophomore, with Venezuelan origins. She is passionate about politics and how to make our community better. Gersely has participated in the Young Progressives club, Spartan Youth Service, and community organizations like Milestone Democratic School!

Azalea Holt Wick

She / Her / Hers

Azalea is a ninth grader at West High School and has been invested in community service throughout the pandemic and is passionate about reproductive justice and menstrual equity.

Claudia Salgado

She / Her / Hers

Claudia is an immigrant woman of color seeking to end racism and discrimination. She is an advocate for environmental and racial justice. She will be attending UW Madison in the fall, pursuing a major in Legal Studies. Claudia will be addressing racial and ethnic disparities in obstetrics and gynecology.

Cameron Craig

She / Her / Hers

Cameron is a freshman and advocates for gender equality and LGBTQIA+ rights. Cameron will be speaking about anti-menstruation policies within schools and workplaces, and she hopes to see you there!

Sen. Melissa Agard

She / Her / Hers

Senator Melissa Agard is a Wisconsin State Senator who has spent her political career working towards achieving menstrual equity and reproductive justice. She has worked to repeal the WI Tampon Tax, and providing free menstrual products in state buildings.

Nayanka Paul

She / Her / Hers

Nayanka is the Founder of Bloody Btchs, a community organization that provides free menstrual products & educational resources to their local community. Her mission in life is to always find ways to create safe spaces for Black folks; primarily women, children, and queer folks. Apart from her work in the menstrual space, Nayanka is a recent Temple University Graduate, holding a BA in Advertising and working as a Project Manager at Fulphil, a 501(c)3 that empowers high school students to make an impact on their communities by teaching social entrepreneurship.

More to be announced soon!

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