- Dominique Christina reads her composition, “The Period Poem”.
- Bust magazine’s web site has a short piece about Sangre Menstrual, a Spanish performance group, who recently took to the streets wearing white pants and shorts stained with menstrual blood in support of their “Manifesto for the Visibility of the Period.” But you might want to stay out of the comments section, unless you have a lot of Sanity Watchers points to spare.
- “It makes me feel so much better about myself — holy shit.” Women who had never looked at their own vulvas do so in front of a camera in this short video. (via Leslie Botha)
- Merck, manufacturers of the NuvaRing birth control device, have reached a $100 million out of court settlement. About 3800 claimants will share in the settlement, and NuvaRing will remain on the market with no changes in labeling or package warnings.
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