Purple Goes With Your Pink Ribbon: Domestic Violence Is a Women's Health Issue

October is breast cancer awareness month. As we sign up for 5Ks, save yogurt lids, and take in the sights of familiar buildings awash in pink backlighting, women’s health is at the forefront of everyone’s minds. And in a coincidence of scheduling, October is also domestic violence awareness month. The color of the… »10/21/15 5:06pm10/21/15 5:06pm


The NFL Will Exploit Your Dead Mom But Not Let You Celebrate Her

Pittsburgh Steelers running back DeAngelo Williams has an incredibly personal connection to the cause of breast cancer awareness. Four of his aunts died of breast cancer, and last year, so did his mother, Sandra Hill. Williams has dyed his hair pink, painted his toenails, and written about his family’s history of… »10/13/15 1:43pm10/13/15 1:43pm

The NFL's Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign Is Still a Sham

With all this shutdown hulabaloo, I almost forgot that October marks the annual pink barf tornado otherwise known as Breast Cancer Awareness month, a special time when corporations exploit our feelings of helplessness in the face of life's senseless brutality by directing people to Fight Cancer through the purchase… »10/04/13 1:57pm10/04/13 1:57pm