October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which means every day brings us 16 different stories of pink boobie paraphernalia banned from schools. Gilbert High School in Gilbert, Arizona is the latest school seeing red over pink. The administration said the cheerleading squad’s pink T-shirts reading “Feel for lumps, save your bumps” was an “objectionable slogan” and inappropriate for two upcoming football games. Now the shirts have been banned. Keep reading »
It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but despite all the pink ribbons and yogurt cups reminding you to regularly check your breasts for lumps, you may still need a little extra encouragement. Thank God, then, for the Your Man Reminds You app, which offers handy hot shirtless dude reminders to check your breasts with TLC (that’s touch, look and check, ladies). And hey, if anybody hassles you about looking at hot guys on your phone, just tell them you’re doing it for your health. [Rethink Breast Cancer]
Let’s be honest: It’s Friday afternoon and you’ve probably spent most of the day goofing off on Facebook. So you’ve probably noticed your girlfriends posting colors as status updates, like “Pink!” or “Black and white polka dots!” OK, random … I, for one, had no idea what was going on until I opened a message from a friend:
Some fun is going on for breast cancer awareness … just write the color of your bra in your status. Just the color. Nothing else. Send this ONLY to girls. No men. It will be neat to see if this spreads the wings of cancer awareness. It’ll be fun to see how long it takes for the men to wonder why all the girls have a color in their status. Ha!
Hell’s bells, why do so many “awareness”-raising campaigns for breast cancer have to be so stupid? Keep reading »
Yesterday we talked cool breast cancer awareness products, and since it’s October, they keep rolling in. Today, the major standout is this delicious-looking canvas tote created exclusively for chic retailer Intermix. The bag is printed with a still from one of our favorite photographers Marilyn Minter‘s art film, “Green Pink Caviar,” and a percentage of proceeds will benefit Bright Pink, a national non-profit organization that focuses on empowering high risk women to take care of their breast and ovarian health. At $48, it’s affordable, super stylish, and goes towards supporting a great cause. Works for us. Buy it here. Keep reading »
London based design duos and jewelry whizzes Zoe & Morgan have just launched a breast cancer awareness collection, which might be one of the few you’d actually covet and love to wear. Available exclusively at My-Wardrobe.com, the theme concentrates on the image of a masquerade mask the two used to play with when they were kids. The line includes a necklace with a gold or silver charm in its likeness, accented with a pink sapphire as well as a graphic t-shirt featuring a pretty pastel illustration of a “Lion Heart Girl” (bravery!). 20 percent of the proceeds with be donated to UK charity, Breakthrough Breast Cancer, a foundation dedicated to research, campaigning and education work. [T-shirt, $75.90 and necklace, $178.20, My-Wardrobe.com] Keep reading »