So here we have the following case: The stigma and stereotypes surrounding menstruation are so deeply ingrained that coming out into the open and talking about it means bringing upon yourself the wrath of misogyny. You can manage them any time from your browser settings. Subscribe to our Newsletter. However, when coupled with the suggestion that it came from my vagina, it transforms the essence of the image into something obscene. There is however a brighter side to all this censorship and rampant period shaming.
With college campus campaigns trying to get rid of period taboos, and the likes of Kiran Gandhi throwing period stigma to the winds, what needs to be acknowledged is the fact that dialogue surrounding menstruation has gotten rolling.
This Woman Posted A Picture Of Her Period Blood On Instagram And People Want Her Dead
We inhabit a society where a woman's period is a taboo. We see blood all the time. Sep 04, at Thank you for Subscribing to ScoopWhoop Notification. Subscribe to our Newsletter.