I’m not going to use code words such as “ride the cotton pony” or “Aunt Flo is visiting”. Where there is hiding there is shame, so I am going to be open and normalise this.
Australians have started a menstrual revolution. Yep, this is no longer secret women’s business: No secrets, no shame, no taboos or myths. Let’s get this discussion out in the open… Menstruation is for everyone. All genders. No more hiding. No more stealth ninja missions either to conceal a tampon and hand it to a workmate who has been surprised by a rogue code red.
When we first brought silicone menstrual cups to Australia in 2007, the vast majority of the population had no idea what they were.