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Op-Ed: More People Are Talking About Black Women’s Periods – And That’s A Good Thing

This article originally appeared on BET 

Period talk has the potential to save lives.

Written by Ashley Simpo

It’s time to talk about periods. The topic seems to be trending in the news again as brands make a growing effort to normalize menstruation.

Singapore-based Freedom Cups is partnering with The Black Women’s Health Imperative to donate 2000 menstrual cups to women in Atlanta and Kigali, Rwanda, where access to basic resources is challenging.

And, as gender identity continues to evolve, Procter & Gamble is removing the venus sign from their packaging to remain committed to period inclusion.

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