Okay, I think I reached the final straw on this. Does every cause have to be color-coded for easy reference? This Friday it's blue for autism awareness--not a ribbon this time, just the color. Breast cancer awareness is a pink ribbon. Red for AIDS awareness. Purple (or rainbow, depending on who it is) is for gay awareness. There are technicolor dancing bears for the Grateful Dead. There are even websites with lists of ribbons and colors and meaning. And some of them mean more than one thing.
The problem being if you're not aware that you should be aware, all of these colors and coding mean absolutely nothing. To me, the only one that matters is this one:
3 months ago