Can you imagine how the world would act if it was mostly men and not women who got their periods once a month?
Yeah, imagine it. If every guy of reproductive age out there had a monthly visit from Aunt Flo (or Uncle Flo, as the case may be), how would it change the way we as a society think of menstruation?
The answer: probably a whole lot.
But most importantly, that weird, uncomfortable, and awkward feeling people get when someone mentions periods wouldn’t even be a thing in the first place.
A recent campaign from WaterAid asked 2,000 people how they thought the world would differ if all men had periods. The answers are telling.
One-third of respondents said they believed guys would openly brag about their periods and congratulate each other over them.
Watch WaterAid’s parody ad for tampons being sold in a world where men have periods: