August 14 (19:50) – Skeptics on the Fringe: Adventures in Menstruating with Chella Quint

Friday 14 August 2015, 7:50 pm – 8:50 pm
At: Banshee Labyrinth, 29-35 Niddry Street

As heard on Radio 4 Woman’s Hour, Chella uses humour and history to explore myths, facts, marketing messages and reusable menstrual products in this interactive and popular performance lecture for menstruators and non-menstruators of all genders.

Chella Quint is a comedian, artist and education researcher from Brooklyn, New York who now lives in Sheffield.

She frequently performs science communication comedy in the UK and abroad; she hosted the live-streaming Comedy Collider show, No cause for conCERN, from Geneva in June 2014 and compered the closing event for the Manchester Science Festival last November.

Chella is the founder of #PeriodPositive, a growing network of people committed to open and honest talk about menstruation that challenges taboos and changes the public discourse for the better.

Event page: http://www.edinburghskeptics.co.uk/events-list/sotf-chella-quint/

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