Remember last fall, when half the Western world was shocked – shocked! – by The Guardian‘s publication of an Ingrid Berthon-Moine photo of a woman with menstrual blood on her lips? We’ll never forget.

Photo by Ingrid Berthon-Moine of model with bloody lips.

Apparently menstrual activists are just a few steps ahead of high fashion: Blood red lips are now considered “quite glam”.

Celebrities show off blood-red lips.

Perhaps Laura, my colleague here at re:Cycling and SMCR, is right: Menstruation IS coming out of the closet.

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