M.I.A. drummer Kiran Gandhi attempted to raise awareness about the lack of some women's access to sanitary care by running the London Marathon on her period -- but without a tampon. However, not everyone supports her decision to race while visibly bleeding. (Graphic pictures not included.)
Ariana Grande took to Twitter to share an "essay-manifesto" of her thoughts on sexism and sexist double standards, following the British tabloids' reaction to her non-relationship with a One Direction member. Check out Grande's heated response, and see what other pop stars are saying!
It was originally meant to disparage, but the hashtag #HowToSpotAFeminist has been taken back by feminists in recent days, leading to an interesting and ongoing Twitter war.
Her name is Elonë and she says her message is simple: "Feminism is equality, not men hate." Of course, this being the Internet and all, not everyone is down for feminist positivity and shaming rape apologists by sticking sanitary napkins with message taped to them all over the city. (She is basically using maxi pads to tweet IRL, you guys. She also employs slightly more conventional social media tactics, which are clearly working.) See pics of the now-viral feminist period pads and meet Elonë here...