Tag Archives: Komen

{Pink Dollars} Finding A Charity That Works Towards A Cure

Are you getting weary of Pink? I’ve been writing about pinkwashing since 2009, when I knew that since I carried the breast cancer gene and had already battled cervical cancer, I was at a great risk. I didn’t want to see pink tennis balls or Komen’s “stamp of approval” on toilet paper. I wanted to…

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The Trouble With Pink…

Let me tell you what it’s like campaigning for Cervical Cancer.  First, I explain that the cervix is separate from the uterus, the urethra and the vagina.  Then, I discuss HPV, while people silently judge me.  Revelations about my sexual history cross the minds of my audience before they hear how conservative I truly am.  Finally, I…

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