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Full Report: Supporting Menstrual Health and Equity in Post-Secondary Institutions with Reusable Menstrual Products

Free Periods Canada surveyed post-secondary students across Canada and collected 470 responses and summarized those results in a report, which is now available for download here.
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How One Doula Provides Abortion Support

Sierra Holland on why abortion stigma is violence, how there is no one way to support someone having an abortion, and why abortion work must include the continual work of antiracism and abolition.
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How Unplanned Pregnancy Can Affect Your Sex Life

This blog post is not about access to abortion or the lack thereof, nor is it about sex education. This is about what most sex education misses - the trauma that can come after an unplanned pregnancy.
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Obstacles to Students Using Reusable Menstrual Products: The Current Reality & Ways Forward

What stops students from using more sustainable and/or reusable menstrual products, and how we can promote sustainability while reducing period poverty?
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Sexuality Chats in the Back to School Season

There’s never a bad time to discuss sexuality and identity with your children. But it’s normal to be intimidated by when and how to bring it up. Thankfully, back-to-school might just be the perfect opportunity to start the conversation. 
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Why We Need Better Menstrual Health Education

Stigma, shame & bullying -  these are the fruits of society’s decision to avoid talking about menstrual health.
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What The Fibroids

WTF - What the Fibroids!?

It can be concerning or even scary to hear the “F-word” - fibroids, that is - from your medical provider. For many individuals, hearing the word fibroids comes with a lot of uncertainty on the what, why, and how you got them.
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The Way We Talk About Abortion Matters

The Way We Talk About Abortion Matters

We deserve abortion coverage that moves beyond portrayals of tragedy and trauma, and tropes of irresponsibility and shame.
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How to Spice Up Your Masturbation Routine in Lockdown

How to Spice Up Your Masturbation Routine in Lockdown

If you’ve been feeling a little bit uninspired to get into some self-loving, here are some ways to spice things up!
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The Cost Of Fast Fashion

The Cost Of Fast Fashion

Your outfit costs more than it says on the receipt.
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The COVID-19 Vaccine and your period

The COVID-19 Vaccine And Your Period

There's been a lot of questions about how and whether the COVID-19 vaccines affect your period. Let's dig into them.
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Aisle for Teen Periods

Aisle for Teen Periods

Here’s a summary of some of our most frequently asked questions about Aisle for Gen Z menstruators - and how we can help set them up for a lifetime of waste-free periods.
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