We are thrilled to announce that we are actually getting a #PeriodEmoji!
— PlanInternational UK (@PlanUK) February 6, 2019
Right on. I guess.
The campaign focus on breaking down the taboo conversations around menstruation. Awesome.
To me, the period emoji is like the warning on a toaster encouraging you not to use the toaster in the bathtub. Statement of the obvious on behalf of idiots who don’t know about the lifelong female burden of menstruation.
— GiveBlood 🅰️🅱️🆎🅾️ (@GiveBloodNHS) February 5, 2019
Ah, yes. ‘The Blood Emoji.’ The new international sign for I can’t go swimming in gym class. The one emoji you can send to your boss when debilitating menstrual cramps put you on the floor of your closet in a bra and panties, capable of getting you a sick day without typing the words “My period cramps are off the charts, and I can’t operate.”
I like it. It’s a powerful yet gruesome reminder to husbands and boyfriends everywhere that sometimes, even when it’s about you, it’s not about you.
All hail the period emoji.