November 20, 2019

When I initially heard about re-usable pads or the Diva Cup, I’m not going to lie, I was quite apprehensive. Firstly, we’ve grown up with disposable pads and tampons being around for so long, that I was unsure about stepping outside of that comfort zone and trying some...

October 3, 2019

Currently, there are major movements taking place in areas all over the world in order to call action to climate change and other environmental concerns. Science and research strongly suggests that now is an integral time to treat the earth with a little more respect a...

September 25, 2019

Guess it's time for some avo- cardio!

 I am sure that many menstruators are aware of some of the cravings we experience during our cycles, such as sweets, iron rich foods like red meat, etc. However, were you aware that certain foods can help in coping with menstr...

August 25, 2019

          Every year in New York City, "Period." a not for profit American network runs their annual "PERIOD. Con". This event brings hundreds of students from all over the U.S. together in order to eliminate stigmas surrounding...

August 25, 2019

        On Monday, March 11th at Seneca College's Newnham campus, Canada's very own Candy Palmater, delivered yet another very educational, eye-opening and empowering seminar to students and faculty. The seminar was part three of a four part series that Candy is leadin...

February 28, 2019

February is definitely a month that elicits all types of feelings and emotions. Whether its Valentine's Day, or the Strawberry Ceremony, or the fact it is Black History Month; all of these important dates remind us of the unity in all of us and the importance of love,...

February 12, 2019

All over the world, the stigmatization of menstruation is still very prevalent, and often leads to the isolation or banishment of women while they are on their period. In 2005, Nepal’s Supreme Court banned “chhaupadi”, a practice that involves banishing menstruating wo...

January 22, 2019

Women in India made it clear they want change and equality by bringing in the new year with a 385 mile wall protesting gender inequality and the recent ban of menstruating aged women from entering the Sabarimala shrine. On the afternoon of January 1st, 2019, between 3....

January 8, 2019

“Femicide” is a term that describes the killing of women and girls due to their sexual identity. Femicide is typically driven by gender-specific factors and examples of it are honour killing, sexual-orientation hate crimes, dowry-related violence, intimate partner viol...

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