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Image of blood-stained underwear on Laurier campus sparks controversy

For a campaign promoting menstrual equity and education on Wilfrid Laurier’s Waterloo campus, a series of posters with black-and-white images of period blood-stained underwear have sparked noteworthy controversy and debate online. The posters include a series of messages, such as “ain’t no shame in menstruating,” as well as other promotional sayings that are working to dismantle the belief that only […]

by Emily Waitson· · Campus, News ·
Padding the path to menstrual equity

Padding the path to menstrual equity

Menstruating individuals spend an average of 2,535 days — nearly seven years — of their life on their period, and Canadians will expend up to $6,000 over the course of that time on menstrual hygiene products. The push for menstrual equity, which refers to the provision of equal access to period products and furthering the improvement of reproductive education, has […]

by Emily Waitson· · Features ·