TED Talk: Why can't we talk about periods?

  • Nadia Bellofiore

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"It shouldn't be an act of feminism to know how your body works," says gynecologist and author Jen Gunter. In this revelatory talk, she explains how menstrual shame silences and represses -- and leads to the spread of harmful misinformation and the mismanagement of pain. Declaring the era of the menstrual taboos over, she delivers a clear, much-needed lesson on the once-mysterious mechanics of the uterus.

Period2 Dec 2019

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  • TitleTED Talk 2019
    DescriptionMention of the spiny mouse menstruating 03:50
    PersonsNadia Bellofiore