Two prominent Vancouver landmarks are lighting up yellow Tuesday night for Endometriosis Awareness month.
Endometriosis is a painful condition where the tissue lining the uterus grows abnormally. It affects about one million Canadians, and March is its dedicated awareness month.
BC Place will light up yellow for #EndometriosisAwarenessMonth 💛 Did you know #Endometriosis affects approx. 1 million Canadians? March is dedicated to raising awareness and providing support to those affected. For more information, visit https://t.co/L24cflcidW @TheEndoNetwork pic.twitter.com/6JDpIJyq51
— BC Place (@bcplace) March 2, 2021
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“We are glowing yellow tonight … an opportunity to honour, inspire, and support one another while raising vital awareness for endometriosis,” The Vancouver Convention Centre said in a tweet.
We are glowing yellow tonight for #Endometriosis Awareness Month, an opportunity to honour, inspire and support one another while raising vital awareness of endometriosis 💛
— Vancouver Convention Centre (@VanConventions) March 2, 2021
The Endometriosis Network Canada was involved in co-ordinating the light displays, and invites Canadians to learn more about the disorder and how to seek help on its website.