Whether you speak loudly about periods in your next meeting, or some other relevant topic, recognize that any squirming discomfort you might create only means you’re likely shattering some taboo that should have been taken down long ago.
UPDATED: At first I thought it was a joke. Then I didn’t know whether to laugh, cry, scream or call Margaret Atwood. But this morning I opened the paper to read that new iPhone apps allowing men to track the menstrual periods of their girlfriends or wives are flying off the virtual “shelves.”
The authors of FLOW: A Cultural History of Menstruation recognize the need for different approaches to discussing Femcare, but don’t go far enough in using those approaches themselves.
I call on all progressive mental health and health care professionals, spiritual organizations, womens groups and other progressive organizations to create and sponsor and support and cover this Womens Reproductive Health Forum