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Why we won’t be posting no makeup selfies for cancer awareness

This week hundreds of thousands of women have posted pictures of themselves with no makeup on the internet, to raise awareness of  cancer and raise money for cancer charities. 1,735 more words


Boston University hosts gay film to showcase Israel’s pro gay stand

United States: Boston University Students for Israel have hosted filmmaker Michael Lucas to talk about gay men in the Promised Land.

It also screened his documentary March 24 entitled Undressing Israel: Gay Men In The Promised Land, reports dailyfreepress.com. 404 more words


Is clicktivism useful?

At the risk of ruffling more feathers, I’ve been slightly perplexed by the whole #nomakeupselfie for breast cancer awareness that’s been circulating recently on the facebooks and twitters. 833 more words

Breast Cancer

Why women with advanced breast cancer feel excluded from the "pink brigade"

If you happen to see or follow my posts on the BCNA Facebook page, and other sites, you’ll notice I have a bit of a beef with the way that breast cancer charities and organisations represent people with breast cancer. 624 more words

Breast Cancer

Employment and employability

After reading an article in The Age from a couple of days ago, basically about employing people with cancer, I’ve posted the following comment. I don’t usually like to add to the clutter posted by trolls and the usual fools that post on public forums, but I felt compelled in this situation. 319 more words

Breast Cancer

Bright Pinkwashing: Fabfest 2014

I’ve posted on my ambivalence towards Bright Pink before, but lately that ambivalence has turned into outright dislike. This video about Fabfest was the tipping point. 525 more words

Israel undeterred by criticism for taking part in NZ Pride parade

Auckland: The Israeli Embassy in New Zealand says its presence in Pride Parade was not to make a political statement and that it is surprised there was a protest action against them, reports gaynz.com. 338 more words