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Menstruation as a transgender male

Menstruation as a transgender male

Annie O'Brien, health and wellness editor

October 19, 2018

Filed under Health + Wellness

One of the issues the transgender community in our country, and in our school especially, faces if dealing with menstruation as a transgender male. The main way to alleviate some of the stigma around it is education, but in the meantime, providing trash cans in the stalls of men’s bathrooms is a simple...

Don’t be ashamed. Period.

Don’t be ashamed. Period.

Julia Wunning-Zimmer, opinions writer

February 20, 2015

Filed under Columns

No, Aunt Flow hasn’t come to visit. Neither has cousin Red. It’s not Shark Week, and the crimson wave has not rolled in. I’m just on my period. Obviously, the timing of a girl’s menstrual cycle is almost unknown amongst high schoolers. This monthly occurrence is hidden like a dirty secret by 97 percent of...

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