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  • Endometriosis: a zine by Dana Kearley

    My name is Dana Kearley — I am an artist and illustrator based in Vancouver, BC. My artwork is a visceral response to personal life, being a woman, and my endless conflict…

  • Periods & The City

    We are just back from an amazing whirlwind trip to New York, which not-so-surprisingly happened to coincide with me having my period, not to mention a bouquet of other menstrual-related goings-on. While…

  • Kitty’s 25 Birthday Wishes for Pads4Girls

    During the summer of 2013, I had a chance to visit Destiny Academy in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. With the passion of serving the underprivileged, the school provides quality education to some of…

  • Periods: Blessing or Curse?

    The recent media attention over professional tennis player Heather Watson’s “girl things” allusion to the relationship between her recent performance at the Australian Open tennis tournament and having her period has opened up…

  • FDA Compliance & The Cost of Doing Business

    There has been a recent flurry of activity on the topic of FDA registration and questions from our customers about whether Lunapads are FDA compliant. The short answer is YES we have been…

  • 25 years later: what has changed?

    I still remember arriving home from my then-job at a local university on December 6th, 1989 to find my parents glued to the television. What was happening, I asked them? “It looks…

  • Stephanie Nolen: a shero among sheros

    It’s not every day that you get to meet one of your all-time heroes, but it happened to me just last weekend when journalist Stephanie Nolen was briefly in Vancouver. Thanks to my…