1A Movie Club: 'Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret' (Rebroadcast)
Maybe you were in class and someone pointed out a spot on your jeans when you stood up. Or one morning you woke up to blood in your bed and got a bit spooked.
Menstruating can be a very pivotal part of life. It certainly is inJudy Blume’sstory“Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret.”
It follows an 11-year-old Margaret stepping into the world of adolescence (breasts, boys, and periods included) and exploring her religious identity along the way. Her father, Jewish, and her mother, Christian, kept religion out of Margaret’s upbringing to allow her to decide her faith for herself.
For this edition of the 1A Movie Club, we discuss periods, adolescence, and grappling with your identity.
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