For a while now I've been following Alicia Silverstone. Not as an actress (although I like her work there too), but as an author, activist, environmentalist, animal activist. I read and enjoyed her book, The Kind Diet, and I subscribe to her blog and online community at The Kind Life.
I like her voice. It's kind of like her voice as Cher in Clueless, once Cher has grown up a bit...keeping the charm, losing about 30% of the "like"s and "totally"s.
And today I thought I'd share just one reason I like that voice, her post pads and tampons, oh my!
Yes, it's what you think it might be: A post about eco-friendly ways to take care of one's period. IN the post you learn that Alicia is just "not a tampon girl". And she manages to get over 100 members of her community to discuss their own particular preferences and experiences trying various solutions, including more alternative approaches, like the Diva Cup.
I respect the fact that Alicia is willing to be one of those voices demystifying and de-stigmatizing women's cycles and the ways we manage them.
Si, if you're into an earth-friendly (and kind) life, check out her site. I think you'll like it.