Male Periods? How to Stay Sane in a Mad World
Menstruation, it seems, isn't just for women these days. That's the message that "transgender artist" Cass Clemmer is trying to get across1 in a recent Facebook post, in which "they" (that's the pronoun that Clemmer prefers) share a photo of "themselves" freebleeding, accompanied by a poem. In the photo, Clemmer, who identifies as a "transgender, non-binary person," is sitting on a park bench, staring mournfully into a camera. Her hair is cropped, and she is wearing masculine clothes. She holds a sign that reads, "Periods Are Not Just For Women, #BleedingWhileTrans."
Clemmer's post has been celebrated by the media. The London...
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