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Postcard “I’ve got my period!”

Postcard “I’ve got my period” NCAD, date unknown

This artistic postcard, created by a women’s group at the National College of Art and Design, University College Dublin, illustrates a collection of common euphemisms used alternatively to ‘I’ve got my period!’. Efforts to unpick the stigma of menstruation has been an important part of the feminist movement.

2013-07-04 12.45.35

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Source: Feminist Archive North

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