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Topic: GUSH: Menstrual Manifestos for Our Times

Power to the Period: Rosanna Deerchild, Ariel Gordon, and Tanis MacDonald GUSH: Menstrual Manifestos for Our Times

In 2017, pink pussy hats became a divisive piece of protest apparel at Women’s Marches around the world. GUSH: Menstrual Manifestos for Our Times, with its pink-toned cover and bold alliterative title, captures the same outspoken energy and political zeal as hatted protestors unabashedly chanting for bodily autonomy. But its contents delve far deeper than knitted hats ever could.