I was 11, which is actually the average age. Just like, "This is me and my blood. But I think for the most part the women who have participated have done it because they feel strong. I'm at summer camp, I get my period and obviously I want to go home. Because I'm emotionally capable of doing it, I thought it was amazing. Because that's the stuff I want to talk about.
Helena. Age: 26.
But on the other hand I've been to births so I've smelled all the smells
Melody. Age: 32.
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I was trying to figure out what that was, and I found out while talking to the photographer. Maybe you never look at it—maybe you have it in an envelope under your bed—but you know it's there. Because I'm emotionally capable of doing it, I thought it was amazing. I had a friend who wanted to do the period photos because her dad told her it was dirty when she was young and she needed to heal from that.