Post Archives tagged ‘October’



Embracing Autumn

Posted on: October 21st, 2016 by
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Layout 1 As trees shed their leaves in my part of the US, I have shed my resentment toward a month set aside for pink merchandising and ribbons. In other words, October is no longer “Pinktober” to me. Truth is, October is not to blame for being dubbed Breast Cancer Awareness Month. October is innocent, and that Continue reading the story "Embracing Autumn"

Taking Back October

Posted on: October 5th, 2013 by
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Another October is upon us. And for many of us in the breast cancer world, this glorious month means one thing: pinkwashing. Calendar I do not believe October should be designated as the month of all things breast cancer. I realize that the heightened publicity about breast cancer provides an opportunity to inform others about the reality of Continue reading the story "Taking Back October"