As the story goes, his wife turned to a pillar of salt so he was left to raise his young daughters. Imagine your father or any male caretakers having to navigate your period when you barely know the basics yourself. Hormones, mood swings, cravings… these are natural occurrences during menstruation and certainly need to be treated with care and understanding.
We need to have comfortable conversations with all genders about menstruation; not just in physical education/sexual health courses but around the home as well. The characterizations and misunderstandings of girls and those on their periods could be eliminated by honest discussions without ridicule.
The fear and abjection from males could be replaced with a simple late-night snack sesh in the kitchen with your father preparing you a sundae or perhaps something more savoury… instead of him avoiding you for a few days.
The original work, ‘Lot and His Daughters’, Gentileschi, 1635-38 is exhibited at the Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio, United States.
We are the rebels that aim to break societal shackles to empower everyone in their menstrual journeys. We know that menstruation is a natural process that should not be shrouded in shame and secrecy. We denounce the patriarchal norms that limit opportunities during menstruation. We believe that menstrual cycles should not hinder anyone’s success, education, or work. We demand for the elimination of menstrual stigma and discrimination in all spheres of life.
We pledge to work towards creating a world where access to menstrual products and education is a basic human right regardless of gender, ethnicity, age or economic status. It is time to prioritise menstrual health and provide access to safe, hygienic, and sustainable menstrual products for all those in need.
We stand for complete menstrual wellness, not just for our physical health but for our mental and emotional health as well.
We must reclaim this sign of life-giving power. Menstruation is a strength, NOT a weakness. It is time to break the taboos.
We dare to create a world where menstruation is not just accepted, but celebrated. It is time to embrace it. We’re not here to skirt around the bush, we may joke about our flows (because we can), we’ll discuss gastrointestinal issues during our period, and you’re gonna see blood. We provide an intersectional space to feature every experience in menstruation.
We will use the discourse of art, literature, technology, humanities and public policy to effectively carry out our mission. We call on all anyone who isn’t afraid of breaking the status quo to stand with us in this movement towards menstrual wellness and empowerment.
This isn’t just a rebellion. This isn’t just a revolution. This is a renaissance.
This is OUR renaissance.
The Renaissance Period is a taboo-busting, digital platform providing all those who menstruate (and their allies!) with personalized options for their menstruation needs via subscription boxes (coming soon) and other relevant products, engaging content, and an inclusive community to support them.
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