Sightings

The What's Underneath Project
The What's Underneath Project

Society Is Kaput & Other Truths From an Ageless Spirit: Lisl Steiner

On non-reconstruction
On non-reconstruction
The Breasts Don't Make the Woman
The Breasts Don't Make the Woman

"Whenever we find ourselves getting whiny, we just turn to Gail and her infectious move-forward philosophy. She refuses to allow her kids’ condition to limit them (her family traveled to Morocco and Paris this summer), and, by opting not to get reconstruction, she shows that being a sexy, swaggering female has nothing to do with having breasts or being under 35."

The Light That Shines
The Light That Shines

Jill was married only 3 month when she lost both breast to breast cancer, she was only 32 years old. Now 35, she has been diagnosed with incurable stage 4 bone cancer. Photographer Sue Bryce invited her to Paris for a photo shoot. This documentary shows the outcomes of this trip and portraits Jill, a powerful woman.This is not a story about cancer. This is a story about love, and it's a story for all.

Challenging Popular Culture
Challenging Popular Culture

Challenging Popular Culture’s Narrow View Of A Woman’s Ideal Appearance. Monokini 2.0 is a social art project that re-examines popular culture’s narrow view of a woman’s ideal appearance. They strive to expand what is accepted and considered beautiful by designing a swimwear collection for women who have gone through breast cancer-contains nudity

Cheeky Tattoo Celebrates Woman
Cheeky Tattoo Celebrates Woman

Brave Catherine Hadden who celebrated her recovery from breast cancer with a cheeky tattoo has been hailed an inspiration-contains nudity

I Didn’t Need a Double Mastectomy
I Didn’t Need a Double Mastectomy

Last week, the New York Times published an op-ed by Peggy Orenstein under the unfortunate headline “The Wrong Approach to Breast Cancer.” In her essay, Orenstein—a journalist and breast cancer survivor—joins the handwringing about the “skyrocketing” numbers of breast cancer patients who are diagnose...

15 Most Amazing Mastectomy Tattoos
15 Most Amazing Mastectomy Tattoos

15 Most Amazing Mastectomy Tattoos-contains nudity

Nude Portrait Series Reveals
Nude Portrait Series Reveals

Nude Portrait Series Reveals The Beauty And Strength Of Breast Cancer Survivors Photographer Charise Isis is turning the female nude trope on its head, transforming imagery we associate with masterpieces of yore into visual tributes to the strength and beauty of breast cancer survivors-contains nudity

Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Flat & Fabulous member Kellie shares her new Flat & Fabulous chest in a video sharing pictures from a recent photo shoot - contains nudity

A two-time breast-cancer survivor
A two-time breast-cancer survivor

A two-time breast-cancer survivor has posed naked for Cosmopolitan magazine in a bid to inspire other women. Hannah Foxley, who recently had a mastectomy, says she wants to show women you can still be beautiful even when you’ve had parts of your body removed-contains nudity

Tig Notaro
Tig Notaro

TIG NOTARO BLEW UP WITH THE HELP OF LOUIS C.K., GOT A DOUBLE-MASTECTOMY, BEAT CANCER AND SAYS THE SECRET TO HER SUCCESS IS REALIZING "NOTHING MATTERS"

I Chose To Live As A Flat-Chested
I Chose To Live As A Flat-Chested

Melanie Testa decided not to have reconstructive surgery after cancer, and is still figuring out how to navigate the world as a flat chested woman.

Emma Stone & Her mother
Emma Stone & Her mother

Emma Stone Tells The Touching Story Of Her Mother's Breast Cancer

More women are choosing double mast
More women are choosing double mast

Exploring why more women are choosing double mastectomies with links to studies about why women forego reconstruction

Swimming upstream
Swimming upstream

When you go for your next swim at your local pool, there probably won't be mini-cams and reporters scribbling in pads waiting. When Jodi Jaecks does it, there will be. That's because Jaecks is going to do it topless.

Why I Gave Up My Breasts
Why I Gave Up My Breasts

When Margaret W. Smith -- mother, wife, soldier, and marathoner -- had a double mastectomy at age 29 as a preemptive strike against cancer, she chose not to reconstruct. She says it was the smartest decision she ever made-contains nudity

the grace to be flat and fabulous
the grace to be flat and fabulous

Flat & Fabulous member Melanie Testa talks about her journey and her involvement with the Grace Project-contains nudity

the stigma of surgery
the stigma of surgery

AN ARTIST who underwent a double mastectomy following breast cancer is urging other breastless women to "celebrate their differences" with a unique photography project.

Artist redraws female characters
Artist redraws female characters

Artist AleXsandro Palombo's latest projects aims to encourage women to embrace their bodies after mastectomies

Squirrel Stories: Melanie
Squirrel Stories: Melanie

After Melanie was diagnosed with breast cancer, she made a choice about reconstruction.