Centre for Interdisciplinary Gender Studies

Using Archives to Teach Gender



All referenced quotes presented on the sidebars in this website are taken from the book Teaching Gender with Libraries and Archives: The Power of Information, edited by Sara de Jong and Sanne Koevoets.

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.

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Source: Feminist Archive North

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