Posts tagged "breast cancer awareness"

When Breast Cancer Awareness Goes Wrong: Penis & Vagina Cookies

Happy Breast Cancer Awareness month! Would you care for a pink ribbon cookie? Or is that … wait … are those dicks? Or are they vaginas?

Imagine one woman’s surprise when she was perusing the baked goods in her University’s cafeteria and she stumbled upon these bad boys. Thankfully, she uploaded a photo

By: Katie Oldenburg / October 13, 2014

10 WTF Things Susan G. Komen Should Pinkify For Breast Cancer Awareness (Ranked!)

To be clear, raising money to increase awareness and find a cure for breast cancer is a great, important thing. But Susan G. Komen For The Cure, which lost all of my support when they pulled funding from Planned Parenthood, even though the women’s health organization provides vital breast cancer screenings to low-income women, continue…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 9, 2014

The Skeevy Dudes Of Simple Pickup Motorboat For Money For Breast Cancer Awareness

Let’s get one thing straight: I would not permit the bros behind YouTube channel Simple Pickup to motorboat me for any amount of money for any cause. That would be a resounding NO. In the name of breast cancer awareness, however, the guys managed to persuade over 100 women into allowing one of them to…

By: Rachel Krause / October 16, 2013

Today’s Lady News: Susan G. Komen Cancer Charity Halts Grants To Planned Parenthood

Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the charity synonymous with breast cancer research, has halted grants to Planned Parenthood — seemingly caving to pressure from anti-abortion activists who have the nationwide clinics under investigation. Susan G. Komen grants mainly were used for breast exams (and other breast health services) for women who otherwise could…

By: Jessica Wakeman / January 31, 2012

Ladies, It’s Our Turn: Introducing Defember, The Female Version Of Movember

Movember is over (thank GOD), so now, says Olay, it’s time for us ladies to put our facial hair to the test. In partnership with the National Breast Cancer Foundation, they’ve introduced Defember, a pledge to defuzz your upper lip this month. If you take the pledge on Olay’s site, they’ll donate a dollar to…

By: Julie Gerstein / December 16, 2011

Christian Group Refuses To Sell Bibles For Breast Cancer Charity Over Planned Parenthood Donations

Today in facepalms: a chain of Christian bookstore called LifeWay are pulling copies of the Here’s Hope Breast Cancer Bible from their shelves after it learned that one of the organizations benefiting from the sales is Planned Parenthood. The bible is produced by the Susan G. Komen Foundation, and $1 from each sale is donated to…

By: Stefanie Blejec / December 16, 2011

Morning Quickies: Is This Wonder Woman Breast Cancer PSA Too Sexual?

Does this breast cancer awareness PSA gratuitously showcase Wonder Woman’s boobs? Yeah, but it seems like a lot of breast cancer awareness PSAs are gratuitously sexual nowadays. [Yahoo Shine]
The Vanity Fair writer and author of God Is Not Great Christopher Hitchens died yesterday of cancer. [People]
Lindsay Lohan’s former bodyguard Lee…

By: Jessica Wakeman / December 16, 2011

Cheerleaders Spanked Over “Save Your Bumps” Breast Cancer Tees

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”…

By: Jessica Wakeman / October 18, 2011

A Sexy Reminder to Touch Your Boobies

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’…

By: Julie Gerstein / October 13, 2011

Facebook? Your Bra Color? Something About Breast Cancer Awareness? I’m Confused.

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…

By: Jessica Wakeman / January 8, 2010

The Yummiest Bag Ever

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…

By: Erin Flaherty / October 9, 2009

Zoe & Morgan’s Chic Breast Cancer Awareness Collection

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…

By: Leonora Epstein / October 8, 2009

The World’s Most Expensive Mastectomy Bra

Crazy expensive, bejeweled bras are nothing new. Heidi Klum freakin’ wears one in every Victoria’s Secret runway show. But why should Heidi have all the spendy chest candy to herself? Here’s something different and dedicated to a great cause: Luxury lingerie company Di Murini has developed a Swarovski-studded mastectomy bra that weighs in at $1,931.58,…

By: Erin Flaherty / September 24, 2009

Imagine Your Floor Covered In Tory Burch and Peter Som

No, we’re not referring to all those dresses and tops and pants you have laying on your bedroom floor—more like a designer piece that’s actually supposed to be there. The “Fashion Underfoot II” rug capsule collection for Elson & Company is designed in partnership with the CFDA and a long list of celebrated designers including…

By: Nina Carbone / July 24, 2009