Your Period Is Not a Dirty or Toxic Thing

The perception of menstruation throughout medical history illustrates how cultural constructs can and often do cause science to pursue and support hypotheses that enforce inaccurate predetermined notions. More important, however, is that in sifting through the historical baggage of menstruation, we are forced to question how we see and what we feel about our bodies. How much of these views are based on personal experience and how much are culturally imposed? ...more
Gosh, what backward and woman-hating ideas. If women ran the world, periods would be holidays ...more