The taboo of talking about periods

Talking openly about menstruation is like uttering Voldemort’s name—eye’s get big, voices drop to a whisper and phrases such as, “you know what” get used in place of the name. With all of this in mind, and using the energy stirred up by a viral hashtag from 2015, a group of…

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Being a feminist is, actually, really hard

“Be a badass girl boss.” “Be loud.” “Be you.” “Don’t let anyone tell you that you need to smile more.” The list of feminist platitudes that are plastered across social media platforms are endless now-a-days thanks to a presidential candidate that talks about women as if they’re objects. And while the advice people share…

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