The most recent episode of CBC’s Out in the Open with Piya Chattopadhyay focuses on menstruation: “in this episode, we explore how different women from the past and present deal with their periods.”
There are a number of great segments in this episode, including how difficult it can be to get diagnosed with endometriosis, the man in India who developed a system for making affordable menstrual pads, homelessness and menstruation, how Victorian women dealt with their periods, and the musician who free-bled during the London Marathon.
I’ve tweeted at Piya Chattopadhyay that I hope she’ll submit. Couldn’t resist!
So, while you’re working on your pieces for the anthology, have a listen to these stories and get inspired.