The Beauty of Red – Celebrating Menstruation

The wonderful video below explores the discrepancy between the beauty of the colour red, and our society’s ‘disgust’ for menstruation:

“Red. As a child I loved red cherries, red balloons, red ketchup with hot samosas, red toys, red was the color of my mother’s bindi… Red was beauty, was love, was passion, was dreams. And then I grew up and something changed. Goodness of red escaped from a crack, and it became the colour of shame, of pain… “

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