Watch: Navigate to chapter 5 in MindTap. Go to “The Female Maturation Cycle” unit, and then go to “The Female Maturation Cycle” text. Video is included in the reading.
Prompt: Many men and women in the video felt that PMS is an individual experience. Knowing that there are indeed hormonal changes occurring during menstruation, how do hormonal fluctuations affect women or menstruating trans men differently?
Do men know enough about periods to have an opinion about PMS? Why or why not?
Do men have “that time of the month” or experiences similar to women? Explain.
Are the primary ways that we perceive PMS evolutionary, biological or cultural?