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My Boobs Want to Offer You An Apology

My Boobs Want to Offer You An Apology

My boobs and I want to apologize for yesterday at the swimming pool. It’s not really their fault as they are naturally large and buoyant and very alabaster. I didn’t know you’d be offended by their presence, but we could tell by your disapproving stare and not so subtle tongue clicking that you noticed us. […]

NSFW: The Top Eleventeen Reasons to Hate Cannabis List Articles

NSFW: The Top Eleventeen Reasons to Hate Cannabis List Articles

The trendy journalistic habit of trying to reduce complex and nuanced arguments into a handful of McNuggets creates the kind of oversimplified, alarmist thinking that will leave planet earth engulfed in flames. I guess a listicle goes down easy, like a Popsicle, but has the comparable potential for creating nausea and diabetic coma. Yes, lists […]

I Have One Breast: Life Without Reconstruction

I Have One Breast: Life Without Reconstruction

PHOTO: Abigail Toribio Once upon a time, I had two breasts. They were full, perky, nubile, all that. They aroused appreciative stares from men and envious glares from women. They were beautiful; they were perfect. And then, without warning, one of them went rogue and tried to kill me. Getting diagnosed with breast cancer at […]

Just The NIP: That Time My Boobs (Allegedly) Scarred Children For Life

Just The NIP: That Time My Boobs (Allegedly) Scarred Children For Life

by Tori Sproat I remember the first time I did it. I was sitting at lunch with my brother, his family, my parents, and my husband when it happened. I thought I had timed the lunch appropriately so this discomfort could be avoided, but that’s the funny thing about being a new parent – just when […]

Could They Be Saved?

Could They Be Saved?

I must confess to a sense of profound discomfort. The feeling began as soon as I heard of Angelina Jolie’s decision to have both her breasts removed as a preventive mastectomy, and has increased up until this very moment. I knew I had to write about this urgent public health issue, but every possible commentary […]

Tunisian Preacher Calls For Execution Of Topless Female Activist Amina Tyler

Tunisian Preacher Calls For Execution Of Topless Female Activist Amina Tyler

Feminist group FEMEN is calling for a “topless revolution” in Tunisia after a Muslim preacher said he wanted a girl stoned to death because she posted a topless photo of herself on Facebook. Amina Tyler, 19, posted a photo of herself without a top on and with the words “My body belongs to me” written in Arabic across […]