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By now you’ve probably heard, read about, or experienced the odd Facebook meme of women posting their bra color as their status, supposedly in order to raise awareness of/for breast cancer.  Mashable’s brief article about the phenomenon was picked up by The Huffington Post, but I can’t find any other media coverage.  Moreover, no one seems to know who is responsible for starting this meme.  That’s probably for the best because the whole idea makes very little sense.  Here’s why: (more…)

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So it’s October and you know what that means!:

That’s right, it’s Annual Pay Attention to Breasts in a Non-sexual Way Month! Now, before I get cynical, let me just state that I’m not in favor of breast cancer and in fact I think the advances in treatment and awareness over the past 20 years or so are truly amazing. But I have some problems with the whole breast cancer pink everything awareness campaign.

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