Or, more accurately, having oral sex while on your period and no, we're not talking about blow jobs. Feelings of shame about their menstruating bodies often turn women off from having period sex at all, which is why Kahnweiler decided to take period sex beyond the "let's grab a towel" moment and actually show a man going down on his partner while she bleeds. In her semi-autobiographical series, The Skinny , the filmmaker, actress, and director explores what it's like to live with bulimia, in her short film Meet My Rapist she talks about her own sexual assault, and in the documentary Jessie Gets Arrested, she goes out and actually tries to get arrested to showcase the benefits of her white privilege. And all of that happened when she wasn't even menstruating. As we can see, the woman in this video was feeling a little apprehensive about having sex while on her period, and that's something Kahnweiler brought into the story from her own life. When she was on her period, he wouldn't even be in the same room as her. Later, Kahnweiler found a partner who had no problems with her vagina, even when it was bleeding. Now, Kahnweiler is applying her artistic eye to period sex. Kasandra Brabaw Jessie Kahnweiler is no stranger to talking about tough topics. So when she was thinking up the script of her parody Tampax ad, it was really important to Kahnweiler that the man took charge. This is not a real Tampax commercial. Kahnweiler's latest project, which debuted today, is a parody ad for Tampax that attempts to shatter the "wow I feel gross" feelings that many people who get periods have around that time of the month. When he offered to go down on her while she was on her period, Kahnweiler's first instinct was "no way. Advertisement Watch the video below, but just remember: Instead of being upset at him, she would get into the tub, wash her vulva, and blame herself. But let's remove the shame and approach it in a very compassionate way.