Satirical Piece: If Men Could Menstruate

An image of emojis with a woman on the left, a red drop in the middle, and a man on the right

“If Men Could Menstruate” is a tongue-in-cheek piece written by Gloria Steinem in 1978.

Note: Our Bodies Ourselves Today recognizes that people of all genders menstruate and includes this satirical piece to highlight the political implications of the social construction of gender around menstruation.