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Two-time breast cancer survivor asks you to think about pink purchases and make a REAL difference in cancer awareness, research and support.
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Think Before You Pink

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This week, my students in WMS 320 are thinking about “Feminist Activism and Human Bodies.” It’s a fitting topic considering the recent controversy between Susan G. Komen for the Cure (formerl...
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Breast Cancer’s false narrative. : The Last Word On Nothing

Breast Cancer’s false narrative. : The Last Word On Nothing | Pinktober | Scoop.it
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Beware of Pinktober

Beware of Pinktober | Pinktober | Scoop.it
Yes, I'm annoyed.It's now October. How do I know? It's not because football season is in full swing, or because the leaves are turning or the mornings are chilly - it's because everywhere I loo..

This great post is very in line with my thinking. Also, don't miss his post regarding cause marketing done right. http://nonprofitnate.com/2011/08/31/toyota/
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Amazon.com: Pink Ribbons, Inc.: Breast Cancer and the Politics of Philanthropy (9780816648986): Samantha King: Books

Amazon.com: Pink Ribbons, Inc.: Breast Cancer and the Politics of Philanthropy (9780816648986): Samantha King: Books...
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Breast Cancer Awareness Month: A mother-survivor's guide to Pinktober

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: A mother-survivor's guide to Pinktober | Pinktober | Scoop.it
If you haven’t already seen pink, you soon will. October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month, a month which brings with it a deluge of fundraising, awareness and education activities.

 

A great parenting column on the downside of pinktober.

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How to Support Breast Cancer Research Without Supporting Komen

How to Support Breast Cancer Research Without Supporting Komen | Pinktober | Scoop.it
Susan G. Komen for the Cure has become a bloated Cancer Awareness McDonald's that offers more swag and socialization opportunities than cure.
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Pink Ribbon Madness: Say No to Breast Cancer Exploitation for Corporate Profit | BlogHer

Pink Ribbon Madness: Say No to Breast Cancer Exploitation for Corporate Profit | BlogHer | Pinktober | Scoop.it
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Someday, we'll look back and laugh: Think Before You Pink

Someday, we'll look back and laugh: Think Before You Pink | Pinktober | Scoop.it
Even when I don't want to get rant-y, this topic makes me rant-y.
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Breast Cancer Society Scam - Breast Cancer Industry Scams

Breast Cancer Society Scam - Breast Cancer Industry Scams | Pinktober | Scoop.it
Some $6 billion a year is committed to breast cancer research and awareness campaigns. Is it any wonder that the disease has become a gold mine for pink profiteers and old-fashioned hucksters?

 

An in-depth article from Marie Claire on the business of breast cancer. The moral of the story is to know where your money is going. If you want to make a real impact, just write a check to a reputable organization. Marie Claire includes a list (and I would add IU Simon Cancer Center."

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Think Before You Pink »

Think Before You Pink » | Pinktober | Scoop.it

Think Before You Pink is a campaign of Breast Cancer Action, an organization focused on something besides "awareness."

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