6 Photographers On What Their Period Means To Them

People often have mixed feelings about their periods, and their relationships with their time-of-the-month change throughout their lives.
So, we commissioned six photographers to create a single image that captures what menstruation means to them right now. And, put together, the resulting photos capture the nuanced feelings many people have about their periods — from the crimson waves of emotion, to the stigmatization of menstruation, to the connection to bodily function, to femininity and/or sexuality.
Ahead, take a look at the photographers' images and their accompanying personal stories.