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Are Period Code Names Deepening the Taboo?

We spend YEARS of our lives menstruating, and still we avoid saying the word “period.” Don’t get us wrong, we appreciate the creativity in “shark week,” “the crimson tide” and “lady business,” but not talking about our periods is hurting all the work we’ve done to break the taboos around menstruation.  First Periods Are Scary…