Fat bellies and men’s health. Does correlation really equal causation?
Pinktober is upon us
We’ve written a lot about the problems with pinkwashing of cancer “awareness” in the past, but this is the hardest month of the year to match actions with ideals on this issue, because (a) the pink products are everywhere, and (b) it is at least a good reminder of a worthy cause to direct our donations towards, if only we can be sure that the money is being used effectively.
Today in WTF I don’t even
Why are we rewarding children for good behaviour at all?
OMG Zombesity crisis, again.
Starting to wonder if these guys ever feel like Chicken Little.
Hey guess what?
Guess what word gets you banned from participating in a debate on an abortion bill in Michigan.
Terminal Eye Roll again
This post brought to you by yet another ‘it’s just calories in calories out’ article.
Blogging Against Disablism Day – link round up
Link round up for blogging against disablism day.
The rise of fetal personhood notions in WA politics
Things are not looking great in Western Australia for the rights of pregnant people at the moment. Yesterday we had this: Unborn babies given recognition in new laws Causing the death of an unborn child will be viewed similar to… Read More ›
Pinkwashing cancer – Pink Ribbons, Inc. asks who’s benefiting most?
Pink cancer marketing globally diverts generous people’s donations away from the organisations doing most of the work towards organisations who are just better at marketing – the filmmakers determined only 15% of monies raised in North America go to research prevention, and 5% to research environmental causes of breast cancer. Does this sound like the best use of donors’ money? And what about all the non-pinkified cancers?
Quick hit: Not as easy as calories in =/= calories out
New study shows it is not as easy as calories in =/= calories out for people trying to maintain long term weight loss.