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it's only blood 

Period stigma has existed since individuals started to menstruate and the stigma has carried on into modern day. It effects every individual who menstruates and can lead to menstruation related discrimination. There are many factors that allow for this stigma to remain prominent today. Some of those factors are cultural taboos and menstruation education. Menstruation is often associated only with women, this excludes any transgender or nonbinary individuals who may menstruate. These cultural taboos promote the idea that menstruating individuals are useless.  A severe lack of menstruation education also plays into the stigma. Often times it is only cis-women who are provided with menstruation education. In order to tackle  menstruation stigma it is crucial to examine period inclusivity and menstruation education

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