OPINION: Closing the Gender Gap in Mental Health

graphic of a woman watering her brain to depict positive mental health

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Imagine that one afternoon, you’re going about your day and suddenly feel pain in your chest and down your left arm. Cause for concern, right? Let’s imagine something else: you experience breathlessness, fatigue, nausea, and indigestion. Are you less worried? The former sounds like a heart attack but the latter symptoms do too: they’re called […]

OVRY Wants to Put an End to Pregnancy-Related Stress

OVRY pregnancy tests laid on top of eggs, as a nod to fertility.

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Born out of frustration and anxiety, OVRY is set to disrupt and modernize the women’s reproductive health space. Its direct-to-consumer pregnancy and ovulation test strips more discreet, affordable, and sustainable than traditional mid-stream pregnancy tests you’d find on the shelves. They also eliminate the awkward purchase at a drugstore. Created by Jackie Rhind, OVRY is […]

Why nixit founder, Rachael Newton, doesn’t shy away from talking about menstrual health


[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Rachael Newton wants to change the dialogue around periods. As the founder nixit, she is focused on providing a high-quality product and a platform to educate and create a discussion about menstrual health. With the company’s unapologetic tone and refusal to be discreet, nixit is starting conversations that have previously been kept quiet. The bold-coloured, […]

Bren Gauthier Co-Founder of The Lake, is Helping Women Practise Self Care Through Pleasure

The Lake

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator color=”black”][vc_column_text]Women’s health and sexual pleasure don’t often find themselves in the same sentence. Although they should. Research has shown on many accounts that forms of female pleasure decrease stress, increase endorphins and boost body positivity. Despite all of that, it remains taboo and stigmatized. Bren and Philippe Gauthier are remodelling this standard, encouraging womxn […]