breast cancer

How This Swim Shop Helps Breast Cancer Survivors By Supporting Free The Nipple

The TaTa Top is hitting two birds with one stone — if, by stone, you mean the coolest bikini tops ever. More »


Deathbed Diary: Being Me

Death and taxes are a fact of life. Unfortunately for more than 70,000 women (and men) in the U.S. between the ages of 20-39, they will add cancer to that list too, more specifically breast cancer. This is one woman’s story. More »


Deathbed Diary: On Neediness

Death and taxes are a fact of life. Unfortunately for more than 70,000 women (and men) in the U.S. between the ages of 20-39, they will add cancer to that list too, more specifically breast cancer. It’s a growing epidemic striking more women per year and at younger ages. In fact, every day, threeMore »


Deathbed Diaries: On Crying

Death and taxes are a fact of life. Unfortunately for more than 70,000 women (and men) in the U.S. between the ages of 20-39, they will add cancer to that list too, more specifically breast cancer. It’s a growing epidemic striking more women per year and at younger ages. In fact, every day, threeMore »


Don’t Go Taking Boob Advice From Gwyneth Paltrow, OK?

No, Gwyneth, bras aren’t going to give you breast cancer. More »


Frisky Rant: This #NoBraDay Breast Cancer Awareness Thing Seems Like Some Bullshit

Exactly what is this supposed to accomplish? More »


Deathbed Diaries: It’s All Your Fault (RIP Jackie Collins)

Death and taxes are a fact of life. Unfortunately for more than 70,000 women (and men) in the U.S. between the ages of 20-39, they will add cancer to that list too, more specifically breast cancer. It’s a growing epidemic striking more women per year and at younger ages. In fact, every day, three womenMore »


Best-selling Author Jackie Collins Dies At 77 From Breast Cancer

Jackie Collins, the best-selling author and sister of actress Joan Collins, died on Saturday night in Los Angeles after a 6-year battle with breast cancer.

The English novelist spent most of her life in the US became a citizen in 1960.

Collins wrote 32 books throughout her career – all of… More »


One Day Less: I’m Dying, What’s Your Excuse For Being An Asshole?

Death and taxes are a fact of life. Unfortunately for more than 70,000 women (and men) in the U.S. between the ages of 20-39, they will add cancer to that list too, more specifically breast cancer. It’s a growing epidemic striking more women per year and at younger ages. In fact, every day, three womenMore »


One Day Less: Laughing In The Face Of Death

I was born a tenacious optimist and will always loop back around to the hopeful side of things when given enough time, candy and purses. To prove my point, here are my top ten perks of premature death. More »


One Day Less: Spinsterella

Death and taxes are a fact of life. Unfortunately, more than 70,000 young women and men in the U.S. between the ages of 20-39 will add cancer to that list too. Breast cancer specifically is a growing epidemic striking more women per year and at younger ages than ever before. In fact, every day, threeMore »


One Day Less: Life With Terminal Cancer

Death and taxes are a fact of life. Unfortunately, more than 70,000 young women and men in the U.S. between the ages of 20-39 will add cancer to that list too. Breast cancer specifically is a growing epidemic striking more women per year and at younger ages than ever before. In fact, every day, threeMore »


Michigan Will Allow Religious Adoption Agencies To Reject Gay Parents

Also, researchers grew a boob in a lab! More »


WWJDD: “I Am Losing My Real Tits To Breast Cancer & I Can’t Decide Whether To Get Fake Ones”

Seriously, fuck cancer. More »


Angelina Jolie Reveals She’s Had Her Ovaries & Fallopian Tubes Removed In Powerful NY Times Essay

I know my children will never have to say, ‘Mom died of ovarian cancer,'” she writes. More »


L’Oréal’s Women In Science Fellowship Is Taking Applications From Lady Scientists

Hey, lady scientists! L’Oréal wants to fund your research! [The Mary Sue]
Why are so many male feminists being accused of rape? [Jezebel]
Here’s a dang good argument for adopting “they” as a singular pronoun. [Feministing] … More »


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 photoMore »


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, continues… More »


3 Breast Cancer Organizations Every Black Woman Should Know About

Last year, a woman was diagnosed with breast cancer every three minutes, according to Susan G. Komen. This year? Every two minutes, a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer. Want to know what’s even scarier? Although African-American women tend to be diagnosed with breast cancer less often than Caucasian women, we’re more likely to die… More »


These Swimsuits For Breast Cancer Survivors Are Amazing

Finnish designer Elina Halttunen is a breast cancer survivor “with one breast and a passion for swimming.” She collaborated with Finnish art duo Tärähtäneet ämmät (“Nutty Tarts”) to make these incredible “monokinis,” designed especially for women who have lost a breast to the disease. “Having only one breast made finding fitting bikinis difficult. Therefore I fashioned… More »


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