#GoodRead | Scientists Avoid Studying Women’s Bodies Because They Get Periods

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by Christal Yuen, via Unsplash

"Scientists Avoid Studying Women’s Bodies Because They Get Periods":

Periods have been used to erect trumped-up barriers in front of women for decades: They’ve been cited as a reason women can’t be astronauts, why they can’t be president, and why they can’t do combat jobs in the military. Now, an editorial in the British Journal of Sports Medicine argues periods may be excluding women from another critical, male-dominated space: Clinical research.

Read Laurel Raymond's full article at ThinkProgress here…