Last Sunday, a young woman named Anushka Dasgupta unexpectedly got her period on her way home and bled through her clothes [writer's note: been there, as have most ladies]. Then she posted about it on Facebook, because she was pissed as hell at all the people who wanted to help her. Not for wanting to help, but for acting like she should be embarrassed beyond recovery.

Dasgupta pointed out the obvious—if menstruation weren't such a cultural taboo, she'd have nothing to be ashamed of, and whispering about it only keeps the taboo in place. Her post has been incredibly popular, and certainly sparked a lot of conversation.

Sources: H/T BuzzFeed