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“Red Moon” documentary about menstruation

The documentary Red Moon (2010) looks awesome! I really want to see this:

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Menstruation on Screen

Menstruation in Film: Generally, when movies depict people using restrooms or bathrooms they show women going to apply makeup, and men going to urinate. Anything to do with women actually using toilets is almost never depicted in movies (unless they … Continue reading

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PMS vs. period pain

“PMS” (pre-menstrual syndrome) seems fairly rare to me (nobody I know has told me that they experience it) yet I hear PMS mentioned much more frequently than period pain. Perhaps PMS is discussed more frequently than period pain because the emotional symptoms … Continue reading

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My Periods (Teenage Years)

Age 13. One of the girls in my class goes around asking all the other girls whether they’ve had their “TOM” yet. We all say, “Yes.” I only got mine 3 months ago, so I’m relieved that I’m now able … Continue reading

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