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The powerful, unapologetic, detailed statement of Brock Turner’s rape victim made public recently touched a collective nerve, resulting in a huge outcry on social media about the rape culture that left him convicted of three sexual assault felonies but only serving 6 months in jail. The outcry, which has already begun to fade, has often narrowly focused on this one criminal and his inept judge.
Perhaps a genderless future isn't that far from our fingertips. A new art show (that opens TONIGHT!) featuring a stellar ensemble of all-female artists encourages its viewers to question the limits of gender and its social "norms." With pieces from 24 artists, LIFEFORCE aims to recode normative expectations celebrating what goes beyond human matter, focusing on the all encompassing power of the female on all levels.
  Illustrated Women in History is a project highlighting influential women from around the world. Artist Julie Gough creates digital illustrations honoring between four to five women each week, complete with a summarized biography of their life and achievements. Since she began in August 2015, she has highlighted the importance of over 200 women. Gough created the project after learning about the opening of the Jack the Ripper museum in London, which, in a cruel twist, had been presented as a museum to honor women.
“Wow” is the first thing I have to say about this year’s San Diego Comic-Con. While some sources claim that the annual gathering and celebrity panel showdown did not release anything new and spectacular, I happily dissent and beg to differ! Yes, there were some blunders. Guy Ritchie’s new King Arthur film looks, er, very dude-oriented I’ll say. The Killing Joke cartoon premiere is also less than great for women looking forward to the entry of DC’s Batgirl as a new female cartoon lead.
BUSTies, there is no doubt your summer has been filled with some sick jams, but we have compiled this list of stellar songs to add to your playlists because it's practically our job to know the hot new albums. Here we have some great artist such as The Julie Ruin, Tegan and Sara, The Kills, Corinne Bailey Rae, Anohni, and many more! Give it a good listen, while catching some rays and swimming your heart out.
The first night of the Democratic National Convention was not without moments of controversy. Even in the absence of soon-to-be-ex Democratic National Committee chairwoman, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, many Bernie or Bust people continue to be pissed off. However, the night was still full of poignant speeches by several of the most progressive leaders in the U.S. Here are a five of our favorite quotes from last night’s speeches: “America, we will rise.
BUST Magazine's Aug/Sept Issue Featuring Cover Tina Fey Is On Sale Now! Believe it or not, your pals at BUST are now unveiling our 100th issue! And to celebrate, we’re pulling out all the stops with an incredible, collectible cover story starring comedy goddess Tina Fey — read a sneak peek here. Inside, we’ve got an exclusive interview with rock legends Iggy Pop and Josh Homme, a futuristic peek into the world of female cyborgs, a true story about a sex worker who had her first orgasm in an S&M dungeon, and a sweet roundup of the classiest weed accessories around.
Samantha Bee hilariously and viciously tears apart Fox News on the latest episode of Full Frontal. She rejoices in the resignation of Fox News' former chairman Roger Ailes, amid reports of sexual harassment from previous employees, Gretchen Carlson and Kellie Boyle. Carlson, who was the news network's former anchor, revealed that Ailes fired her after she refused to comply with his sexual advances. Then later, Boyle came forward and reported to investigators that Ailes harassed her earlier in her career.
  “Don’t talk to any strangers. Don’t accept anything from a stranger." These phrases are very common to many Ugandan children. Parents and guardians warn their children to keep away from strangers on safety grounds. Due to the constant repetition of these words, children have quite learned not to talk to strangers. Lucy [not her real name] is like any other child: she's playful, inquisitive, and she loves school.
If you're a fan of cute Irish dudes or '80s music, then you don't want to miss the movie Sing Street, which is finally being released on DVD. And guess what? BUST is giving away a copy of the Sing Street  DVD and a $50 iTunes Gift Card to purchase the official Sing Street soundtrack.  Sing Street is a feel-good, coming of age story written and directed by John Carney (Once, Begin Again) featuring the ultimate soundtrack of the 80s.
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