Periods Gone Public
From societal attitudes of periods throughout history-in the United States and around the world-to grassroots activism and product innovation, Weiss-Wolf challenges readers to face stigma head-on and elevate an agenda that recognizes both the power-and the absolute normalcy-of menstruation. "At its core, a menstrual movement, and Periods Gone Public, is about challenging all of us to face stigma head-on. And about advancing an agenda that recognizes the power, pride, and absolute normalcy of periods.
Indeed, President Trump, we do have blood coming out of our wherever. Every month. It is not a secret."After centuries of being shrouded in taboo and superstition, periods have gone mainstream.
Seemingly overnight, a new, high-profile movement has emerged-one dedicated to bold activism, creative product innovation, and smart policy advocacy-to address the centrality of menstruation in relation to core issues of gender equality and equity.