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Image via PerryUndem report   Poor men. It must be so hard being the oppressed sex. The New York Times reported this week on the results of a national report by PerryUndem. The good news is that 93 percent of Americans believe in women deserve to be treated equally (who are you, other 7 percent??). But the report also showed that men underestimate the extent to which women are made to feel unequal in society. But the statistic that will really make you grind your teeth? Republican men think...
Diners lunching at the Trump International Hotel in Manhattan on Sunday got a sneak peek at what a post-Affordable Care Act America may look like. Mid-sitting, a number of their fellow diners starting coughing, loudly and incessantly, filling the room with the awful sounds of sickness, before revealing signs saying "WE NEED OBAMA CARE" and "TRUMPCARE MAKES US SICK." The, ahem, “cough-in” was organized on Facebook by activist group Rise & Resist, to take aim at Trump and the GOP for making moves to repeal the Affordable Care...
You should do one thing every day to make yourself smile. Today, you should google "Mike Pence Queer Dance Party"— I guarantee you won’t be able to keep from smiling. Armed with the fierce tunes of Lady Gaga and Whitney Houston, protesters danced their way to Vice President-elect Mike Pence’s temporary home. Donned in glitter, tutus and party hats, the crowd held rainbow flags and glow sticks. The march was organized by WERK for Peace and #DisruptJ20. The leader and one of the organizers of...
As the country says its goodbyes to President Obama and reflects on his legacy, I am this week saying my own goodbye: not to President Obama, but to the idea of President Hillary Rodham Clinton. Like many others in the New York bubble, I was in no way prepared for the outcome on November 8. “You know what’s great?” I would declare. “In 100 years, Hillary will be the President Clinton history remembers most clearly, not Bill.” And so I have spent a good deal of the...
BUST will be joining the Women's March on Washington this Saturday, January 21st, and we hope to see some of you there! If you can't make it to DC, there will be many sister marches around the world, in every state in the US and in countries from Albania to New Zealand. We're bringing you three posters to print out and carry wherever you march — the Nasty Women poster is designed by Mike Perry, and the other two posters come straight from the BUST office....