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Totally Radical, Dude

AlyssaCotlerby Alyssa Cotler, Living with Cancer.

Save the ta-tas.

Save 2nd base.

No bra day.

Have you noticed how the messaging around breast cancer awareness is centered on, well… breasts? Of course you have.

 

But you don’t see messages like “Save the Prostates!”

 

I suppose it’s not surprising since so much about what defines a woman and makes her feminine is how she looks, with particular emphasis below her neck.

 

And as much as I always prided myself on being above such superficiality, the idea of choosing to remove my breasts seemed radical.

 

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