Pew center wage gap study- Overall, the data is clear: "At any education level, a man will make more than a woman. He'll also make more in any industry — including female-dominated ones — and virtually every job.
“A culture fixated on female thinness is not an obsession about female beauty, [it is] an obsession about female obedience. Dieting is the most potent political sedative in women’s history; a quietly mad population is a tractable one.
By talking about periods, it allows women to take back power over their bodies. Olympians are heavily scrutinized, so having this Olympic swimmer discuss her period publicly allows girls to not feel ashamed about their own experiences.