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Eco-licious

While I have more than enough time alternately lying on my back with pillows under my knees and pacing around the house, doing my PT exercises during both, why not get back to my regular Friday… 288 more words

Sustainability

KOOZ | Palestinian Queer Film Festival.

Kooz is an independent queer film festival which features local, regional and international queer films that deal with issues related to sex, sexuality, gender and gender identity. 153 more words

Art Of Resistance

Pretty in Pink

Fear not, it’s not another dubious ‘pinkwashing’ project…

Artist Stuart Semple has today released his own brand of pink paint, ‘PINK’, which he claims is the world’s pinkest pigment. 296 more words

October

You might be aware that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This is the time of year when merchants get on the pink bandwagon and sell lots of product.Every year some companies find a way to take advantage of good deeds – and this practice is known as “pink-washing”.  627 more words

NBSCAM

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month is October. NBCAM (pronounced neb cam) floods us with pink ribbons and races for the cure. It also overlooks the need for prevention and the harmful chemicals companies use in their products – products that companies then sell to fund a cure for a disease they help cause. 29 more words

Issues

"Think Before You Pink."

“Any company can color merchandise pink or use a pink ribbon image, whether they donate all their proceeds to cancer charities or only a tiny percentage.” 191 more words

All About Boobs

Last year I wrote about my suspicion of breast cancer after I found a small node during a self-exam. Even though the results of my first mammogram came back normal, breast cancer is something that has been in my mind since I was a girl. 741 more words

Women