Skip navigation! Story from Rag Week. Natalie Gil. Menstruation may affect up to half of the world's population, but that doesn't mean it's always portrayed sympathetically — or even accurately — in films and on TV. Oh no.
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Periods: half the world has one, and yet they barely get a mention in film and TV. At its worst, periods are just used to gross the audience out , like in the classic Dirty Love, in which Jenny McCarthy lol, remember her? So yeah, onscreen representations of menstruation have historically been very negative. When you think about how periods are natural bodily functions, that are weaponised as a way of demeaning women…. Everything also on which she sits shall be unclean. The more casually and frequently periods can be referenced in popular culture, and, more importantly framed within a positive light, the closer we will come to shaking off centuries of indoctrinated disgust.
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W hen it comes to taboo subjects on screen, period sex serves up a double whammy. Intercourse and menstruation — who wants to see that, right? Certainly not Hollywood.
There are extra fees for swallowing, anal sex and urination, but they are moderate. Walk up the narrow stairs and discover the ladies who occupy the bedrooms one by one. The higher your walk the more intense the smell of cheap perfume gets. Sometimes there are stunners all the way up the attic and other days all steps may be for nothing.