Who really benefits from the pink ribbon campaigns: the cause or the company? In showing the real story of breast cancer and the lives of those who fight it, this film reveals the co-opting of what marketing experts have labeled a “dream cause.”
If you’re a woman, take the time to watch the documentary Pink Ribbons, Inc.
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Glad to see this on Tumblr. I don’t Pink. I don’t Run for a Cure. Write a check to your favorite women’s health charity.
I want a cure, I want research and support services and free diagnosis and treatment, I want lives saved. I do not give a flying fuck about pink ribbons, when less than 25% of Komen’s budget goes into research, but they do litigiously pursue competing organizations for trademark infringement.
Find an org that is all about research or care or free services or support and write a check, click a donate button, give to someone who calls you but stop supporting an org that doesn’t do the actual work.
And with the way anti abortion laws are going, does this indicate that a woman becomes the virtual property of any man who impregnated her for 9 months, without any way out?
You know you’re a nerdfighter when….
Two beloved literary icons enter.
Only one will leave.
This is the cruelest poll ever.
I voted for Harry Potter. (It wasn’t even a particularly tough choice for me.)
HP is the most important story for a generation of readers and is one of the central reasons that my career even exists, so it’s a bit silly even to be in the ring with it here at the end.
Of course, the whole idea of a poll of Internet voters deciding the best YA novel of all time is also a little silly. But I am nonetheless very honored to have TFIOS around at the end, and thankful to all those who’ve read and shared it the past 22 months.
But yeah. Harry. Obviously.
(I voted for Harry Potter too)
Yeah, but it’s Order of the Pheonix, not the series. and OotP was… eh.