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THE PERIOD SHOP Life, May 17, 2016

The Period Shop

Last weekend saw the opening of the world’s first Period Shop, a pop-up store on New York’s Fifth Avenue that aims to break the taboos of menstruation and the way we discuss periods. The idea all stemmed from a Tumblr post.Β Sarah Michelson, a New York college student, wrote a post about how she’d like a […]

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Page 3, Feminism & Me: What I Learned from a Glamour Model Women, March 17, 2016

Rae on set

It’s been almost a year to the day since the Sun stopped printing Page 3. For months, ‘No More Page 3’, a campaign group led by Lucy Holmes, had worked tirelessly to remove topless models from the Sun. The campaign compared the feature to “soft porn”, stressing that it was ‘inappropriate’ for a family newspaper, […]

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