Media and Press Links

BBC Breakfast: Chella Quint appeared on morning telly in 2017 to discuss the charter mark symbol, the value of talking about periods, and the power of changing our language.

Lifting the Lid: Chella was the Sheffield International Documentary Festival Specialist Factual New Talent Pitch winner for 2013. Here is a short film she presented for the Open University about the effects of advertising on the menstrual discourse: Lifting the Lid.

Girlguiding UK’s Action for Change: Chella is a spokesperson for Girlguiding UK’s Action For Change programme and supported the Girlguiding Advocates to develop their period poverty campaign – find out what motivated her to take action for change.

A Bleeding Shame Radio 4 Documentary, 2016: This was a 28 minute documentary produced for BBC Radio 4. It was produced by Reckord Media and presented by Jane Garvey of BBC Woman’s Hour. The programme explored menstrual taboos and interviewed a few key featured experts, including Chella, who also served as the programmes’s cultural historian and helped shape the content and format through an extended development session with Jane Reck, producer. The show is also available as a podcast and on BBC iPlayer Radio, and can still be downloaded. Chella also continues to be a recurring expert guest talking about menstruation on Radio 4 Woman’s Hour. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07glw8b

TEDx Sheffield Talk: Adventures in Menstruating: Don’t Use Shame to Sell

This humorous and provocative 28 minute talk about the links between past and future menstrual product advertising, Chella’s creative process and new ways of looking at menstrual taboos was prepared and delivered in June 2012. There were 200 live audience members and over 18,000 viewers on Youtube.

Chella’s author page at The Independent:

http://www.independent.co.uk/author/chella-quint

Chella’s author page at The Guardian:

https://www.theguardian.com/profile/chellaquint

Chella’s author page at The Times Educational Supplement:

https://www.tes.com/news/author/chella-quint