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Shed the Shame

March 10th, 2011 by Elizabeth Kissling

Kotex still wants us to “break the cycle“. But every time I see these ads, I think of Chella Quint‘s message to Kotex: We’re only gonna stop feeling the shame when we take ownership of our periods. And we’re taking it back from you, dude. So you can’t reclaim our periods for us. You’re some of the people we’re reclaiming them from. Got it?


One response to “Shed the Shame”

  1. I have a new campaign idea – your cats, if you have one, can help out!

    It’s called: Shred the Shame!

    You take a bunch of disposable menstrual products (pads, tampons, etc), and shred them! Not sure what kind of implement you’d have to use – something like a mini-rake, resembling a cat’s claws…tons of fun!

    Shred the Shame!

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