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Why can't we talk about periods? - Jen Gunter

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In this revelatory talk, gynecologist and author Jen Gunter explains how menstrual shame silences and represses — and leads to the spread of harmful misinformation and the mismanagement of pain. Declaring the era of the menstrual taboos over, she delivers a clear, much-needed lesson on the once-mysterious mechanics of the uterus.

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