What’s Wrong With Pink? Plenty.

There’s something in the zeitgeist. Not only have I and some of my sistahs leveled critiques at the color pink, and all the insidious gender bias it drags with it into the culture of breast cancer awareness, but I’ve come upon many other women objecting publicly these last few weeks about pink in the culture […]

Posted in: Attitude, Fighting the Pink Peril, Life & Mortality, Making A Difference, Nitty Gritty, Play by Kathi 6 Comments adulthood, Art & Music, blogging, Fun, Pink, responsibility, websites, women

Got Pink?

If you’re one of those people who’s all over pink, can’t get enough of it, the more pink ribbon stuff the better, don’t read this post. It’ll just tick you off. You don’t need the stress, especially if you’ve already endured breast cancer. However, if you’re one of those who, like me, felt a little […]

Posted in: Attitude, Fighting the Pink Peril, Making A Difference, Nitty Gritty, Survivorship by Kathi 20 Comments breast cancer, fundraising, Pink, women

Hubris For The Cure

Frankly, I’d rather not have to write this post at all. But despite all that has been written regarding Susan G. Komen’s attempts to prevent other charities from using the phrase, “for the cure,” I still don’t get it. I just don’t understand what they are trying to achieve, nor do I comprehend their apparent […]

Posted in: Attitude, Fighting the Pink Peril, Making A Difference, Nitty Gritty, Research by Kathi 14 Comments breast cancer, fundraising, government, mortality, research, responsibility

Help A Sistah

Worthy Causes See this beautiful woman here?  I’m privileged to say that she’s a friend of mine.  Her name is Gina.  She’s a two-time breast cancer survivor, an author, an entrepreneur, a loving momma to her cat Fluff, and an all-around great human being.  And she needs your latte money. Where I live, the average […]

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