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  Inspired by the UN Women ad campaign featuring google searches related to the word “woman,” Policy Mic’s Elizabeth Plank began a project that explores what the world thinks of feminists. When one Googles search terms related to feminism, the results are discouraging and often violent, but Plank’s images inspire hope as well.  Instead of expressing the silencing of women with the covering of their mouths, her images allow feminists to have a voice. Each woman featured is a prominent feminist activist, gazing boldly ahead. Although it’s...
  Underwear for the holidays? Oh boy, not again! But wait... this Kmart and Joe Boxer commercial actually makes underwear seem festive. Tossing out the familiar and overtly sexualized David Beckham-esque boxer aesthetic, the company opts for a parody of that sexualization, and I gotta say, this version is way more in the fun, magical and childlike vein of true holiday cheer. Watch the cute video below!   Thanks to Fashionista   Video and image via YouTube ...
  We recently heard from some Australian BUSTies who are in dire need of picking up the latest issue of BUST Magazine, so we asked our distributor for a list of stores in the country that carry BUST. Of course you can subscribe, or for immediate satisfaction, you can buy the magazine digitally here. Easy as that! Happy Reading, with love from BUST! xo Outlet Desc City State Postcode Nightcliff Newsagency Nightcliff NT 810 Stuart Park Corner Store Stuart Park NT 813 Parap Newsagency Parap NT 820 The Paper Shoppe Alice Springs NT 870 Connaught Sydney Newsagency Sydney NSW 2000 Town Hall Square News Sydney NSW 2000 Metcentre World Newsagency Sydney NSW 2000 Market City Newsagency Haymarket NSW 2000 Henry Dean...
  Meet Peter, an elephant and resident of the Royal Elephant Kraal & Village’s non-profit program Elephantstay in Thailand. He also likes to play the piano. Peter’s human companion, a Mr. PaulBartonPiano, submitted a video of his beautiful concert with our favorite pianist. He says of the experience, “I’ve noticed elephants such as Peter have moods at different times of day. Usually in the cooler evening before nightfall [...] they are in a more relaxed and playful mood.” Take a look at Peter and his friends...
  Oh dear! We knew there were the occasional individuals who outspokenly refuse to date members of a certain race, but new research suggests that race plays a significant role in who people choose to date. The dating app Are You Interested recently performed a study in which they compared numbers on who picks whom as a romantic prospect based on racial identity. And the results are what some are calling "weirdly racist."   According to their data, most men-- with the exception of Asian men, who are...