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Interviews

Cheray O’Neal’s One Woman Show Explores The Power Of Love, Choice & Forgiveness

Cheray O’Neal’s One Woman Show Explores The Power Of Love, Choice & Forgiveness

Throughout October there are a number of breast cancer awareness initiatives that are centered around sharing stories of hope, resilience and healing. We’re big fans of taking the awareness beyond […]

Contributors

Beyond “Pinktober” – A List Of Important Causes To Raise Awareness About During October

Beyond “Pinktober” – A List Of Important Causes To Raise Awareness About During October

By Chelsy Ranard October’s colors tend to be an array of oranges, reds, and yellows. As summer leaves and fall takes its place, our surroundings follow suit. Pumpkin spice, Halloween, […]

Body Image, Health

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 […]

Health, Interviews

‘The Women Of The Rose’ Author On Why Poverty Shouldn’t Prevent Breast Cancer Treatment

‘The Women Of The Rose’ Author On Why Poverty Shouldn’t Prevent Breast Cancer Treatment

Many of us know someone whose life has been affected by breast cancer. Some of us may have gone through it ourselves. Cancer is the disease that knows no religious, […]

Interviews

What Do You Do When You’re A Comedian & Get Breast Cancer? Create A Stand-Up Show Of Course!

What Do You Do When You’re A Comedian & Get Breast Cancer? Create A Stand-Up Show Of Course!

October is breast cancer awareness month and while this horrific disease and the awareness surrounding it should not be limited to one month out of the year, we will happily […]

Causes

AnaOno Intimates Line Catering To A Demographic Of Women Forgotten By Larger Brands

AnaOno Intimates Line Catering To A Demographic Of Women Forgotten By Larger Brands

Remember back in 2013 when Victoria’s Secret, the largest lingerie brand on the market, said they would create a line of mastectomy bras after a popular Change.org campaign showcased the […]

Entertainment

Marvel Comics Just Revealed A Major Game Changer: Female Thor Has Breast Cancer

Marvel Comics Just Revealed A Major Game Changer: Female Thor Has Breast Cancer

We were jumping up and down with glee with Marvel Comics revealed in July 2014 that the new Thor was a woman. It caused quite a stir amongst die-hard comic […]

Contributors

Are Breast Cancer Campaigns Saving Lives Or Reinforcing Objectification?

Are Breast Cancer Campaigns Saving Lives Or Reinforcing Objectification?

By Veronica Granja-Sierra Women have been blessed with an anatomical spectacle that graces their chest -some even say that these bulbous bags of skin hanging from women’s chests are in […]

Boys We Like

The Tattoo Artist Giving Breast Cancer Survivors Hope In An Unusual Way

The Tattoo Artist Giving Breast Cancer Survivors Hope In An Unusual Way

File this under ‘feel good story of the year’… Back in June 2014, the New York Times featured the incredible story of a tattoo artist who is giving breast cancer […]

Celebrities

Paula Abdul’s New Music Video Has An Important Health Message For Women

Paula Abdul’s New Music Video Has An Important Health Message For Women

She’s baaaack! Paula Abdul, the diva of dance is back with a music video and a message unlike any of her other hits from the 1980s. She has teamed up […]

Causes

Texas Medical Center Providing Free Mastectomy Bras For Breast Cancer Survivors

Texas Medical Center Providing Free Mastectomy Bras For Breast Cancer Survivors

If you live in the United States and have ever had a need for doctors or hospitals, you’ve most likely complained at some point about the health care system here […]

Editors Blog

WEEKLY WRAP UP VIDEO: Free The Nipple!

WEEKLY WRAP UP VIDEO: Free The Nipple!

Free the nipple is an important social movement which has been causing a lot of controversy lately in the media. Scout Willis was snapped walking down a busy New York […]

Causes

Celebs May Endorse, But It’s Everyday Women Making A Difference For Cancer

Celebs May Endorse, But It’s Everyday Women Making A Difference For Cancer

We love reading about celebrities who use their amplified platform to speak up for a cause such as raising money and awareness for cancer research. Reese Witherspoon, Christina Applegate, Angelina […]

Causes

Women Who Had Double Mastectomies Pose For A “BRCA Babes” Calendar To Raise Money

Women Who Had Double Mastectomies Pose For A “BRCA Babes” Calendar To Raise Money

When Angelina Jolie wrote an article in the New York Times in 2013 detailing her elective double mastectomy surgery because she was at risk of having breast cancer due to […]

Causes, Celebrities

Christina Applegate Lends Her Voice To Aid Breast Cancer Survivors

Christina Applegate Lends Her Voice To Aid Breast Cancer Survivors

She’s known for her comedic talents and timing, rather than her serious side. But Actress and mother Christina Applegate has certainly had her fair share of not-so-funny moments. In 2008, […]