Post Tagged with: "survivor"

Artist Creates Illustration Series Celebrating The Parts Of Our Bodies We’re Told To Hide

Artist Creates Illustration Series Celebrating The Parts Of Our Bodies We’re Told To Hide

We are all about body positive messages and we’re also always on the lookout for artists and creators who use their talent to share messages of empowerment. We came across […]

October 9, 2017 ×
Powerful Equinox Campaign Features Cancer Survivor Proudly Showing Mastectomy Scars

Powerful Equinox Campaign Features Cancer Survivor Proudly Showing Mastectomy Scars

It must be a sign that change is in the air, especially in the advertising world. While we’re certainly not trying to claim that objectification of women’s bodies and co-opting […]

February 20, 2017 ×
I Survived A Rare Type Of Cancer, Now I Spend My Life Raising Awareness & Money For Research

I Survived A Rare Type Of Cancer, Now I Spend My Life Raising Awareness & Money For Research

By Heather Von St. James I‘ve been around the cancer community for 11 years since being diagnosed with malignant pleural mesothelioma in November of 2005. See, I had never heard […]

February 6, 2017 ×
Former Sex Trafficking Victim Helps Other Female Survivors Reclaim Their Tattoo-Branded Bodies

Former Sex Trafficking Victim Helps Other Female Survivors Reclaim Their Tattoo-Branded Bodies

Her story reads like something out of an award-winning Hollywood movie, or perhaps a narrative that we would sooner associate with someone from across the world in an under-developed area. […]

January 12, 2017 ×
Acid Attack Survivor From India Makes A Huge Statement About Beauty & Bravery At NYFW

Acid Attack Survivor From India Makes A Huge Statement About Beauty & Bravery At NYFW

We love a good fashion week show that makes headlines! Especially when it has a message that goes beyond just fashion and style, and includes themes of female empowerment. Over […]

September 12, 2016 ×
6 Months In A Coma, Sexual Abuse, & A Decade Of Medical Trauma Became My Recipe For Success

6 Months In A Coma, Sexual Abuse, & A Decade Of Medical Trauma Became My Recipe For Success

By Amy Oestreicher There I was, thrilled to get my very first college acceptance letter.  I couldn’t believe I had gotten into the musical theatre program at University of Michigan!  […]

October 26, 2015 ×
Instead Of Silence, This Sexual Assault Survivor Created ‘Profiles Of Hope’ To Give Other Victims A Voice

Instead Of Silence, This Sexual Assault Survivor Created ‘Profiles Of Hope’ To Give Other Victims A Voice

Sexual assault, sexual violence, rape, and other associated crimes have become a huge problem in certain sections of society, not necessarily because of the amount of acts committed, but because […]

September 8, 2015 ×
This Cafe In India Employs Acid Attack Survivors, Giving Them A New Lease On Life

This Cafe In India Employs Acid Attack Survivors, Giving Them A New Lease On Life

In India violence against women is very pervasive and well-known. After the gang rape of a young woman on a Delhi bus in 2012 which went viral around the world, […]

September 1, 2015 ×
See How This Model Managed To Survive Almost Losing Her Jaw & Her Baby To A Rare Cancer

See How This Model Managed To Survive Almost Losing Her Jaw & Her Baby To A Rare Cancer

Imagine having everything in your going perfectly, just the way you planned, and then one day something happens to you that throws you way off course. Do you admit defeat […]

July 30, 2015 ×
What Do Adoption, Ovarian Cancer & Jay Z Have In Common? Author Megan Silianoff Can Explain

What Do Adoption, Ovarian Cancer & Jay Z Have In Common? Author Megan Silianoff Can Explain

My name is Megan Silianoff.  I live in Houston, Texas where I run my boutique PR Firm and write a lifestyle blog called Greetings from Texas  I have a 2.5 year old, Macy, […]

May 10, 2015 ×
A Song Of Sexual Freedom Becomes A Strong Anthem For Breast Cancer Awareness

A Song Of Sexual Freedom Becomes A Strong Anthem For Breast Cancer Awareness

We’re all familiar with the song ‘I Touch Myself‘. When it was released in December 1990 is became a controversial anthem for female sexuality in a time when women weren’t […]

April 18, 2014 ×
Surviving The Iran-Iraq War Helped Me Conquer My Demons & Stop Being A Victim

Surviving The Iran-Iraq War Helped Me Conquer My Demons & Stop Being A Victim

By Sahar Paz It started as a whisper, the first time I took responsibility for all the garbage that happened. It was February 2005 in Denver, Colorado. The brisk winter […]

March 13, 2014 ×
News Anchor & Cancer Survivor Dares To Bare Real Hair On Air

News Anchor & Cancer Survivor Dares To Bare Real Hair On Air

It’s not uncommon to see a cancer patient, who is or has undergone chemotherapy, wearing a wig to cover up awkward hair growth or baldness. Ever wondered why that is? […]

March 4, 2014 ×
Courageous Burn Victim Reveals Her Face To The Public For The First Time

Courageous Burn Victim Reveals Her Face To The Public For The First Time

Yes we know, this picture is deceiving, but we didn’t want to give anything away too soon, because this is an incredible story you have to hear. Turia Pitt is […]

January 16, 2014 ×
Meet The Photographer Helping Cancer Patients Re-discover Their Beauty

Meet The Photographer Helping Cancer Patients Re-discover Their Beauty

There’s nothing like a tragic circumstance that will force perspective upon us. While we always pray and wish for good things to happen, most of us can cite horrible experiences […]

December 3, 2013 ×