Women experience pain differently, for different reasons, and also with very different symptoms, so they are regularly disbelieved, expected to endure, and gaslighted.
Men need to know about menstruation and menstrual taboos too. Talk to your boys about this, so that they grow up to be men who're sensitive to the women in their lives.
A wonderful analysis of 3 recent movies where a woman's body is at the centre of the politics of the movie.
A 'sexual' scene from the movie The Wedding Guest, which features Dev Patel and Radhika Apte has been leaked, and shared with only Radhika Apte’s name attached to it. A reminder that shame is attached only to female sexuality?
Sowmya Rajendran rants on Facebook about the utter cluelessness of men about pregnancy, and the danger of romanticising it, as in the blockbuster Arjun Reddy and the recent remake Kabir Singh.
Talking about periods is the right way to make ourselves comfortable with our bodies and its needs, and give us power over our choices.
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