Category Archives: Breastploitation

The pink nightmare.

Boycott

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I Am . . .

The last in a series of memes honoring Nancy G. Brinker™ (unless she makes more headlines).

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Trust

Continuing my deep affection for the Komen organization with another meme.

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64%

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Language

Language shapes our reality.  Whether spoken with proper enunciation and grammar or bent and twisted in the neighborhoods, it shapes who we are and how we see the world.  Do you have an abortion or do you have your pregnancy … Continue reading

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Inside Americas: The Pink Ribbon

A great piece from Al Jazeera on pink fundraising.  What I like about this program is not so much the information, but the way it showcases–not intentionally–the debate within the breast cancer community and among organizations. This is a big … Continue reading

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Rate Your Pinktober Experience

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A Funny Thing Happened . . .

I was working on a post about male breast cancer.  I wanted to create a graphic with statistics and thought to myself, “Self, hit The Google and get a picture of some pecs.”  Now, just in case you forgot I … Continue reading

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The Bridge is Pink

Since I told my colleague about my breast cancer the other day, it has been all I could do not to think about her.  I felt badly.  Here she was probably expecting me to say that I sprained an ankle … Continue reading

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Devil’s Advocate: Hooters Edition

As you know, I’m no fan of the pink.  Before I got cancer I never thought about it.  Didn’t care.  Pink ribbons.  Whatever.  Wanna  buy a pink fanny pack and support breast cancer awareness?  Mmmno.  That all changed when I … Continue reading

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