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Op-ed: Susan G. Komen Founder on Her Gay Son and Marriage Equality

Nancy G. Brinker supports conservative values — values she says are consistent with same-sex marriage. read more

MV Sheila Bordelon to be Christened

  Bordelon Marine is partnering with Susan G. Komen as part of its continuing relationship to christen the MV Shelia Bordelon on Friday, March 20th at Bordelon Marine Shipbuilders in Houma, LA.

Allen Lund Company donates over $2000 to charity

The Los Angeles office of the Allen Lund Co. has donated $2,500 to the Susan G. Komen Foundation.

'Pink' Perfume for Breast Cancer Could Actually Cause the Disease

Post by Lindsay Mannering Susan G. Komen's "Promise Me" is a real stinker. Released in April, the pink perfume was supposed to raise money for breast cancer research, but instead it's just raised some eyebrows. After an advocacy group got a hold of the scent and had it tested for carcinogens, the results were more than just a little disheartening. Show More Summary

The Daily Show reminds us “pink fracking” against breast cancer is the most ridiculous thing ever

Fracking company Baker Hughes painted 1,000 drill bits pink to support the Susan G. Komen Foundation. Yep: no hypocrisy there.

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. reports that she thanked WWE for their continued commitment to raising awareness for breast cancer. Show More Summary

Salary Cap

5 months agoHumor : 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

6 months agoHumor : 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

6 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.

6 months agoHumor : 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

6 months agoHumor : 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

6 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...

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