Tour de Periods: A Look at Menstruation Through Space and Time
Menstruation Through History
When you’re lying down, with a heating pad on your lap, uterus cramping up a storm, thinking “why me?” it can be hard to remember that you’re not the first woman to experience a period. Periods have been a thing for as long as humans have existed, and women all over the world have dealt with them. Here is a selection of the absolute best of the history of menstruation, from the good, to the bad, to the downright ridiculous.