Quotation by Gloria Steinem

If men could menstruate ... clearly, menstruation would become an enviable, boast-worthy, masculine event: Men would brag about how long and how much.... Sanitary supplies would be federally funded and free. Of course, some men would still pay for the prestige of such commercial brands as Paul Newman Tampons, Muhammed Ali's Rope-a-Dope Pads, John Wayne Maxi Pads, and Joe Namath Jock Shields—"For Those Light Bachelor Days."
Gloria Steinem (b. 1934), U.S. feminist, writer, editor. repr. In Outrageous Acts and Everyday Rebellions (1983). "If Men Could Menstruate," Ms. (Oct. 1978).
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