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'I started my period at home in the afternoon aged 14 on a warm day. I remember screaming and thinking "There is no doubt about it; I am definitely going to die".'

This book is about vaginas. Fanny, cunt, flower, foo-foo, tuppence, whatever you want to call it almost half of the world's population has one.

Was Jessica Ennis on her period they day she won Olympic Gold? Wha

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Kindle Edition, 251 pages
Published June 27th 2019 by Penguin (first published February 7th 2019)
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Kirsten
Aug 12, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I don't recall any mention of 'people with vaginas' or any disclaimer-type sentence stating that we're talking about 'biological females', and there were definitely no trans bodies in the stories - other than that, I thought this was fantastic...
Milly Wheeler
Jul 14, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Amazing and inspiring. Essential reading
Isabelle Duff
Jul 04, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is a really brilliant book. However, Ali failed to mention the fact that abortion is still illegal in Nothern Ireland which was a glaring oversight from such a well-informed activist.
Chrys
Aug 18, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A really interesting and informative read, definitely an important book and hopefully only the start for this author - there's so many other voices that need to be heard.
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