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Men with Breasts: Why Men Shouldn't Feel Body or Bra Shame

I am a man, and I wear bras. Surprised? Shocked? Weirded out? Me too. It has been a long journey to come to a place of acceptance around my bra-wearing. I started due to the development of mild gynecomastia (male breast development). I quickly discovered its additional benefits in helping me deal with my body […]

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15 Random Facts About Me

If you’re like me, you subscribe to a bunch of different blogs. One of my favorites is Nancy’s Point, written by a wise and compassionate woman. She talks about breast cancer and loss, no easy topics to cover. Nancy recently challenged her blog writer friends to join her in going a bit off-topic, for a change […]

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7 Life Hacks Learned From My Breasts

I know what you’re thinking. Breasts have no moving parts, so how can they hold any shortcuts to living a happy and productive life? The female breast has been worshipped and adored for thousands of years. Yet scientists know little about them. No one knows what keeps them up, or why they appear on our bodies long […]

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Aging Out of My Bra: Why Lingerie Brands Should Target Women Over 50

Fashion websites have been falling all over themselves to celebrate the latest advertising trend: women over 50, 60, and even 80, fronting for brands in the fashion world. Joni Mitchell, Joan Didion, and now Twiggy, are the current hot senior commodities selling stylish designer products. I love to see older women celebrated and honored in this way. Now in my late […]

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The Secret Life of Breasts

The Secret Life of Breasts: What You Should Know

I almost missed The Smithsonian Channel’s documentary on breasts. Truly Strange: The Secret Life of Breasts premiered last Spring, but I didn’t catch the episode until mid-December. Given the shocking premise of film, it is truly strange that it didn’t receive more media attention. The questions raised by The Secret Life of Breasts are ones I’ve thought about for years […]

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