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The State of the Tampon Tax

The State of the Tampon Tax

It's been six years since The Year of the Period. How much progress has been made since then on the Tampon Tax, and how far is left to go?
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Medical Bias and Endometriosis

Medical Bias and Endometriosis

According to an article in Contemporary OB/GYN “Black women are only about half as likely to be diagnosed with endometriosis compared to white women” so is it any surprise that it took me as a Black woman the 10 years it did to finally be diagnosed by a gynaecologist?
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Menstrual Equity 101

Menstrual Equity 101

New to menstrual equity? Keep reading for a brief overview of what the term means, and what you can do to help eliminate period poverty in your community. 
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COVID-19 Is A Feminist Nightmare

COVID-19 Is A Feminist Nightmare

This world works better for some than others, and when the chips are down, we do not experience disaster equally. 
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Cloth Masks For The DTES: An FAQ

Cloth Masks For The DTES: An FAQ

In this time of crisis, Aisle is deploying its manufacturing resources to support our community’s most vulnerable population with PPE. We're calling on our community to join us in funding the manufacture of fabric masks.
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It's Time For Ottawa To Recognize Periods

It's Time For Ottawa To Recognize Periods

The Great Menstrual Products Unavailability Crisis is real. 
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A hand holding a tampon by the string. The tampon dangles. The background is black.

Period Poverty In Canada

Period poverty is real, and it is a Canadian problem. One-third of Canadians under the age of 25 who menstruate struggle to buy enough products every month. It is a truly invisible form of poverty.
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An Aisle menstrual cup sits on top of its box. There are 3 thin rectangular pieces of wood leaning up against the cup box.

'We Cannot Tell People How To Menstruate': Period Justice with Chris Bobel

"We don’t evaluate menstruation as a vital sign or as part of a lifecycle. We’re not engaging with the body as a system - we think about menstruation as a problem to be solved with a product."
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The Painful Truth About The Period Taboo

The Painful Truth About The Period Taboo

The period taboo isn't just annoying tradition - it can deeply and negatively impact the lives of everyone who menstruates.
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67 Ways To Have An Intersectional International Women's Day

67 Ways To Have An Intersectional International Women's Day

Let’s be clear - feminism isn’t feminism without intersectionality. Let’s take International Women’s Day to examine our privileges, embrace our differences and think about how we can build justice every day of the year. Here are 67 suggestions to get started.

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Let's Make 2019 A Year of Breakthrough Progress on Dignified Periods

Let's Make 2019 A Year of Breakthrough Progress on Dignified Periods

It's 2019. Time to see some period progress.
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The Hidden Impact of Period Poverty In Prisons

The Hidden Impact of Period Poverty In Prisons

"You’d ask a CO for pads or tampons, and he would ask you questions like, ‘How long have you been bleeding? Didn’t I give you a pad yesterday? How long is this one going to last?’"
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