|Photo: The Guardian|
So the depiction of menstrual blood with a streak of felt tip pen doesn't really bother me too much. But apparently it's been causing a bit of a stir on the Stockholm Underground which uses the station walls to host an informal type of art exhibition. I read in the Guardian that the work of Liv Strömquist has been causing outrage. 'It’s not fun explaining to a four-year-old about the red between the legs,' the paper quotes one tweeter as saying. It seems that one of the article's commenters comment has provided the perfect answer to this.
'Well son (or daughter), every month a woman's body prepares itself for pregnancy. If she doesn't get pregnant a body discharges a mixture of blood and mucus through her vagina. It's all perfectly normal, naturally it happens to all women. Now do you fancy that McDonalds?'