Laughing at Periods | Elissa Stein

July 9, 2014 8:55 PM

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I, like millions of others, laughed out loud at Hello Flo's latest ad that went viral. It was sassy, funny and well-written with moments of brilliance. I was amused.

Snappy and engaging as the commercial was, in the end it reeked of the same message that menstrual ads have been guilty of since they were first introduced: menstruation is a source of embarrassment and shame. This went one step further. Commemorating periods in public was a punishment for bad behav...

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