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The TV and movie scenes giving a whole new meaning to the term ‘period drama’.
The link between the monthly cycle of werewolves and the monthly mood swings that women endure pre-period is cinema gold. Ginger Snaps — Ginger is bitten by a werewolf following her first period, and her sister Brigitte struggles to differentiate between the symptoms of impeding wolf-dom and the regular surprises that come with puberty. Clueless — Sharp-tongued Cher makes her teacher Mr. Superbad — A menstruating woman grinds up against a high schooler at a party, leaving bloody evidence on his pant leg. Luckily for the filmmaker, no fatwa was issued. Subscribe now. BUST Boobtique.
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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. Carrie, Carrie was the first film to graphically show period blood. Friends, It has been 24 years since the first episode of the cult TV show aired and 14 years since the finale. While its celebration of casual sex, messy relationships and anything but straight career paths was groundbreaking at the time, the show let us down in many other ways.