Skip to comments.Menstruation Finally Gets the Attention It Deserves at the Oscars
Posted on 02/24/2019 7:55:20 PM PST by EdnaMode
Well, well, well, it appears the hostless Oscars came to play. The 2019 ceremony just delivered what could be an Academy Awards first: An acceptance speech dedicated to none other than menstrual periods!
Period. End of Sentence. just won the Oscar for Best Documentary Short. Im not crying because Im on my period, or anything, said director Rayka Zehtabchi. I cant believe a film about menstruation just won an Oscar, she continued. Zehtabchi (who is 25!!) shared the stage with producer Melissa Berton and the rest of the Period team.
Period tells the story of women in rural India fighting for menstrual equality, in a place where periods still face intense stigma. The doc tells of the womens pad-making operation. Its a feel-good story for a good cause.
In the audience, Melissa McCarthy and Richard E. Grant also seemed thrilled about the shorts win. Whoever said thank you speeches should be canceled was just owned. Womens empowerment leveled up. Periods got the attention they deserved. It was a win-win-win-win.
Watch the full acceptance speech below.
I saw a movie about that once, it was called "Carrie".
I see what you did there...
Shouldn’t that be womenstruation? Personstruation?
Well, it’s about bleeding time!
Neither can most of America, I assure you.
Hmmm. Sorry I missed that one. /s
Can’t ya just go with the flow?
“Plug it up.”
Maybe a movie about uncontrollable flatulence will win next year.
First, they give Obama a Nobel Prize.
Now, they give him an Oscar.
The man is amazing.
The Dildoes were on tonight? Dang. Missed it again.
Before our Eyes!
“ASS” Won with best screenplay.
YES. IT’S TIME FOR CHANGE.
I’m glad someone is finally drawing the attention of us men to menstruation.
It should serve to keep us out of trouble.
Periods are all about teaching women how to clean blood off all sorts of things,
which is why we are overwhelmingly convicted in all the really serious crimes.
Women!?? B-b-b-but men can have periods too.
“And there was a time in this country, a long time ago, when reading wasn’t just for fags and neither was writing. People wrote books and movies, movies that had stories so you cared whose ass it was and why it was farting, and I believe that time can come again!”
Only females have menstrual cycles. Period.
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