Here is an article from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s Newsletter that focuses on Tina, me and the current trend in mastectomy tattoos. Yep, it is a trend. We met at her shop and photographer Robert Hood took a few shots of us together. Here is the picture of me. Click the link below to… Read More Another tattoo post
I was on the front page of Today.com. Well, the tattoo was anyway… I’ve been interviewed for various magazines that are running the mastectomy tattoo angle this year but this is the first article that has a picture besides Tina’s old file copy. Tina and I got together and did a real photo shoot. So… Read More On the News Front, no pun intended
Did you see this article in the Guardian? Of course you didn’t. You can click the link at the bottom of this post to read it now because I am mentioned in it, and… they spelled all my names correctly! That is the Guardian, as in Guardian, UK. Yes, the paper everyone is reading in… Read More Women choose body art over reconstruction after cancer battle
Facebook Allows Mastectomy Photos: Tattooed Model In Controversial Picture Speaks Out Now lest I sound ironic, people really need access to a community site for pictures like this. When I was considering the surgery, I would have loved to have been able to see pictures like you all can now. I just honestly can’t say I… Read More Yesterday Facebook, today,Yahoo, tomorrow… ?
I was engrossed in making a presentation on the Part of Fortune for class this morning and completely missed Angelina Jolie’s announcement that she had had a prophylactic mastectomy until it was brought to my attention by a friend who asked if she could use a quote from me in light of it! Once I looked the article up, I… Read More Prophylactic Mastectomy: Angelina, Sharon and Me
Yup, That is the message I got from my friend Simon. He said he was monitoring news stories on the US budget situation and saw my picture on the Huffington Post. It must have been a slow news day! Now that the shock of running into my pictures in odd places is over I am… Read More FYI: You’re trending on Huffington!
We seem to have stumbled into a full-blown controversy. I feel like I missed most of it but people appear to have been accusing Facebook of censoring the tattoo photo. Russ Bowen of KOMO News 4 contacted me about a censorship issue this morning and I told him that I had not posted the photo… Read More The Facebook Controversy, yes and no.