Looking back in time at Ararat’s mental asylum

The Ararat asylum was the first Victorian hospital to open for the mentally ill and the last to close and its unique history is being celebrated as it marks its 150 year anniversary.


‘It’s about bloody time’: Period ‘blood’ shown in advertisement in effort to confront taboos

A British hygiene company shows a pad absorbing red — not blue — “period blood” in an advertisement for the first time, with many taking to social media to praise the realistic portrayal of what women experience during their reproductive years.