A few years ago, my daughter noticed a pink bumper sticker. About one in eight U. In December, a young mother in Hayden, Idaho died when her child reached into her purse and pulled the trigger of her concealed handgun.
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The large amount of attention given to breast cancer is undoubtedly important, as one out of every eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer at some point in her life, according to the National Cancer Institute. Western society publicly values breasts over women. These operations sexualize breast cancer in their propaganda shirts, bracelets, bumper stickers, etc.
The discussion generated by that post and posts by many others, seems to be continuing. Discussion, even heated discussion, is good, as long as the heat is paired with respect. A few comments there crossed a line.
Critics point to the commodification of the disease and to organizations like Susan G. Like the weather, everybody talks about it, but nobody does anything about it. Well, we can do something besides sponsoring 5ks and having regular mammograms.
Each year, October rolls around and everything turns a shade of pink. Ribbons, T-shirts, bumper stickers, all proudly proclaiming their support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This visibility benefits the cause in some obvious ways—but how much is this merchandise really helping those impacted by the disease?
October was National Breast Cancer Awareness month. It was difficult not to be aware of the "Save the TaTas" bumper stickers and T-shirts, the various pink ribbons, pink treats, and pink everything to signify support and awareness of this disease. On Oct.
Breast cancer research and charitable works has been able to help women for many years, and I really appreciate the people who have raised money and conducted research for the cause. Even so, there are some forms of campaigning that I find disrespectful and rude to those women who have suffered and those who were lost to breast cancer. I am not a fan of the bracelets everyone wears that say in bold colorful letters: "Boobies. Has the world really come to that?