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The Daily Beast: A Film Festival For Aunt Flo

April 18th, 2013

Crankytown — the menstruation-themed website—is attracting edgy young stars with its new film fest. In her 1978 essay, “If Men Could Menstruate,” Gloria Steinem imagined a world in which America’s so-called “superior” gender faced its period each month. “Men would brag about how long and how much. Young boys would talk about it as the […]

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What does “Sponsor a Period” mean?

January 16th, 2013

“Sponsor a period” means that for 25$ your family can donate a cool period pack to a girl who doesn’t have the cash to buy her own pads. Inside the period pack (also called a HURU kit) are some re-usable pads (so you don’t have to keep buying new ones), soap, and a couple of […]

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Crankytown Launches Crankyfest

January 16th, 2013

Crankytown Launches Crankyfest Online Video Contest Industry Jury to Award Short Films About Menstruation TORONTO / LOS ANGELES  January 14, 2013 – Crankytown, an interactive site about periods that features videos, stories and poems from artists such as Feist, Emma Thompson, Jessica Paré and Karine Vanasse, has expanded to include Crankyfest – an online contest for videos about periods. […]

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