This is just the worst. Along the lines of campaigns (if they could even be called campaigns, seem more like marketing schemes) like Boobies Rule and I Love Boobies, which promote the idea that we should only care about breast cancer because breasts are sexualized body parts, a campaign to ‘raise awareness’ about cervical cancer [...]
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April 19, 2012
YAY! Ladies dressed up as Playboy bunnies stopping cancer with sexxxxxiness! Ugh. But seriously. Do we have to go over this every year? I don’t know that people who have cancer feel like it’s super sexy, but whatever! Those people are party poopers. Cancer = boring amiright?
November 23, 2011
In case the title was unclear, this post will be brief and ragey. There are a myriad of reasons why “awareness” campaigns are flawed. But it is breast cancer “awareness” campaigns that seem to have perfected the act of combining flawed with offensive. It isn’t only that these campaigns have “lost focus” or that many [...]