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Reclaiming Our Periods and Erasing the Taboo Associated with Menstruation

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Over the last few months, I have noticed something: periods are disappearing!

Not with anyone in particular, but just in general. Periods are disappearing from popular culture and have returned to the outer fringes as if they were once again an embarrassing taboo. The only time you hear them being mentioned these days is in politics, as a punchline to put down women and by confused men.

After a few decades where around the world women reclaimed their periods and femininity in art, articles and as stand up comedians it is sad to see this backward slide. More

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