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WWE Raises $1.5 Million For Susan G. Komen Foundation For Breast Cancer Awareness During Month Of October

WWE, in its third year partnering with the Susan G. Komen Foundation for breast cancer awareness, raised $1.5 million during the month of October, foundation head Nancy Brinker said on twitter. Pwinsider.com reports that she thanked WWE for their continued commitment to raising awareness for breast cancer. Show More Summary

Salary Cap

last monthOdd : Snopes

Does the Susan G. Komen breast cancer organization only give 20% of their donations to cancer research and pay their CEO $684,000 per year?

The Problems With Pinktober.

The Susan G. Komen Foundation has teamed up with everyone from a fracking company to KFC during breast cancer awareness month. It’s October—the leaves are turning yellow, porch ornaments are coming up pumpkin orange, the first frost is sparkling silver, and everywhere I turn the sight of pink ribbons affronts my sensibilities. Show More Summary

Fracking for a Cure

2 months agoOdd : Snopes

After donating $100,000 to the Susan G. Komen breast cancer foundation, oil giant Baker Hughes plans to start using pink drill bits.

Susan G. Komen fracks for the cure

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

The Susan G. Komen Foundation is once again proving its commitment to raising breast cancer awareness painting stuff pink and making corporate sponsors happy. It is—and I want to stress that this is self-parody, not parody by outside sources—partnering with a company that manufactures fracking equipment to promote pink drill bits: Susan G. Show More Summary

Susan G. Komen Foundation Under Fire for Partnership With Fracking Company

Komen is facing a backlash after it was announced that Baker Hughes was a partner. After making a $100,000 donation, Hughes will paint 1,000 drill bits "Passionately Pink" the color of the Komen Foundation. Bits that will be used for...Show More Summary

Major Breast Cancer Charity Partners With Company That CAUSES Breast Cancer

Post by Maressa Brown. Many of us are familiar with the Susan G. Komen foundation as one of the top sponsors of breast cancer fundraising events around the country, but two years ago, we learned where their values really lie when they got into a kerfuffle with Planned Parenthood. Show More Summary

Fracking Company Paints Drill Bits Pink to Fight Breast Cancer

Accusations of "pinkwashing" have recently been leveled at a partnership between breast cancer organization Susan G. Komen and "oilfield services" company Baker Hughes. To help raise awareness of breast cancer amongst its predominantly male workforce, Baker

WWE’s Newest Battle Is Breast Cancer Awareness! Stephanie McMahon Talks Organization’s Partnership With Susan G. Komen

WWE might be best known for its fights in the ring, but this month the organization is fighting a different type of fight – the battle against breast cancer.… READ ON

Fracking company teams up with Susan G. Komen to make pink drill bits "for the cure." No, I'm not lying.

2 months agoOdd : Happy Place

This still looks like a demon from some pink hell that wants to eat my face. We've all been around the block enough times to get a little cynical about October's annual pink-washing ritual, but this takes the big pink cancer cake. The Susan G. Show More Summary

Susan G. Komen partners with fracking company, pink drill bits ensue

2 months agoOdd : Death and Taxes

The CDC has found that women living close to fracking sites are 20% more likely to develop breast cancer than women who do not.

10 WTF Things Susan G. Komen Should Pinkify For Breast Cancer Awareness (Ranked!)

To be clear, raising money to increase awareness and find a cure for breast cancer is a great, important thing. But Susan G. Komen For The Cure, which lost all of my support when they pulled funding from Planned Parenthood, even though the women’s health organization provides vital breast cancer screenings to low-income women, continues [...]

Fracking company honors the victims of the breast cancer they help cause with pink drill bits

No… this isn’t The Onion. It’s an unbelievable case of pinkwashing, greenwashing and whitewashing. As we mentioned yesterday, the Susan G. Komen Foundation–which you’ll recall tried to pull funding for cancer screenings at Planned Parenthood a couple years ago–is teaming up with the fracking company Baker Hughes to distribute 1,000 drill bits around the world. Fracking [...]

Fracking Chemicals, Brought to You By Susan G. Komen

Here’s some news that frankly, I initially thought was a spoof: for the second year in a row, breast cancer charity Susan G. Komen for the Cure—which caused massive outrage when it defunded Planned Parenthood in 2012—has partnered with Baker Hughes, a leader in the fracking industry. Show More Summary

Susan G. Komen Foundation denies ‘pinkwashing’ the fracking process

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

The Susan G. Komen Foundation defended its attempt to raise breast cancer awareness by putting pink drillbits on fracking platforms, amid accusations it was “pinkwashing” the fracking industry and glossing over its possible links to the disease. A spokesperson for the group told the...

Fracking Company Produces Pink Drill Bits in the Name of Breast-Cancer Research

2 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

Today in "You can't make this shit up": Baker Hughes, a giant oil-field services company that provides hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") products and services, has donated $100,000 to the Susan G. Komen Foundation in support of breast-cancer research. And in the most egregious example of pink-washing we've ever seen, the company... More »

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Un-fucking-believable. The Susan G. Komen Foundation teams up with oil drilling company Baker Hughes on some pink drill bits to “raise awareness” about breast cancer. Fracking exposes workers to high levels of many known carcinogens, such as benzene, which has been linked to–you guessed it–breast cancer. Show More Summary

Komen and Fracking Company Team Up to Cause and Cure Breast Cancer

2 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

Over the years, the Susan G. Komen foundation has found itself in a lot of dumb partnerships for the sake of breast cancer awareness, but their latest takes the pink frosted cake. Special for Breast Cancer Awareness month, the organization has announced a collaboration on hot pink drill bits with fracking company Baker Hughes. Show More Summary

Breast Cancer Awareness Finally Penetrates the Earth's Crust

It’s infiltrated the gun range, the gridiron, and even space. Now, breast cancer awareness will travel deep into the earth’s crust, thanks to oil company Baker Hughes, which has just painted 1,000 of its drill bits a Susan G. Komen shade of pink to honor Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

RAW, In Support Of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Welcomes Hoda & Kathie Lee, Joan Lunden

Hoda Kotb, Kathie Lee Gifford and Joan Lunden, in support of Susan G. Komen National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, made a special cameo on Monday evening’s edition of… READ ON

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