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In an intimate screening of his newest film The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson, held in the private residence of one of the producers, Joy Tomchin, director David France addressed the various controversies surrounding Johnson’s life and death, as well as the allegations made against him by Reina Gossett. Reina Gossett, a black trans woman like Johnson, is struggling to produce her film about Marsha P. Johnson’s life and mysterious death, and she has taken to Instagram to say how unjust it is that...
  With a light being shone on the plethora of sexual assault and harassment allegations over the past month, a new program developed out of the University at Albany, SUNY in Albany, New York is being made available at the perfect time. “We wanted to be able to supplement the training that we were doing with students face to face with some online material,” says Chantelle Cleary, UAlbany's assistant vice president for equity and compliance and Title IX coordinator, “either to introduce them to the subject before...
  The dawn of the 1990s was truly a beautiful time. Teenagers started dressing like walking thrift stores. MTV started showing videos by bands like Nirvana and Soundgarden, who had previously been regarded as underground/hyper local favorites exclusively. And magazines like Rolling Stone and Spin started putting bands that still had day jobs at diners and hotels on their glossy covers. It felt like the dirt was getting kicked up in a widely exciting way, and bands that had spent long and hard years fighting for...
  A tattoo can be a great way to show the world what you believe in, the things you love, and the causes you feel strongly about — but it can sometimes be difficult to find the perfect design to express your feelings. Need some inspiration? Read on for some starter ideas if you’re interested in feminist tattoos — these can all also be customized by your tattoo artist to get a look that’s uniquely yours! Classic Feminist Symbols Design by artist Julie Bolene. Bra burning became a symbol...
Our October/November book reviews section is now online! Read our reviews for books including the satisfying novel Made For Love by Alissa Nutting, the early 2000s rock history tome Meet Me In The Bathroom by Lizz Goodman, the semiautobiographical debut What We Lose by Zinzi Clemmons, and many more. Subscribe to BUST magazine here, and check out more of our book reviews, interviews, lists and other literary coverage in our Books section, here.      Made for Love: A NovelBy Alissa Nutting(Ecco) Following up on her explosive debut novel...
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