Women

Saving the Ta-Ta’s

Posted in Women

Brad Pitt called Angelina Jolie’s decision and posting about her choice to have a double mastectomy “heroic.” Jolie had the BRCA test done due to a family history of cancer and her own health concerns. She then sought out medical experts, had a double mastectomy which saved the nipples allowing for reconstructive surgery, and utilizing further experts in the field of reconstructive surgery, she had implant surgery done. Jolie is fortunate because she had the financial resources to allow her to pay for the BRCA testing that began this process. She also had the financial...

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The Missed Focus of the Media

Posted in Rape, Women

The media has managed to do it again. It’s no secret that I don’t agree with what is considered “news” or how the “news” is reported but this time I am astonished at how far wrong the media has gone. While we, the United States, have stood tall and demanded that other countries rightfully uphold the rights and human dignity of their citizens, especially women, the media has ignored those same rights here. We scream about the indignities that other women suffer in countries such as India, Pakistan, and Iraq, while here; the reporting about a recent rape trial completely ignores the victim....

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