How Menstrual Education Can Shape Body and Sex Positivity

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This essay explains why menstrual education can impact how girls feel about their genitals, genital areas, and sexuality overall. Menstrual cycle experts Drs. Peggy Stubbs and Evelina Sterling offer that menstrual education is a valuable opportunity to provide girls with a more accurate, positive, and embodied view of their genitals as they develop a sexual sense of themselves.