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The season is upon us and instead of rummaging through your closet for that old scented candle (as parodied on this week's episode of SNL), why not join us at the BUST Craftacular in Brooklyn on December 10th and 11th to get your hands on some local, artisanal jewelry. I for one am drooling over these: 1. Check out this sultry decolletage necklace by Carpenter Hill.    2. This embroidered pin-up necklace by BeeBeeBrooklyn.   3. A topical cuff by The Curated Gift Shop   4. A dramatic drip choker by I Still...
The 1972 drama Last Tango In Paris’ infamous rape scene was not consensual, director Bernardo Bertolucci admitted in a recently surfaced video from 2013. In the video, spotted by ELLE.com, Bertolucci admits that the infamous scene in which actress Maria Schneider’s character is raped with a stick of butter was not consensual. In the video, Bertolucci says that he and Marlon Brando, who was 48 while filming, came up with the idea for the scene and decided not to tell Schneider, who was 19. Bertolucci says he...
On November 9, I went on my first Tinder date. We matched on the app a few days before the election and started texting. (His profile: 30, white man, maybe has a ponytail?, passionate about meditation). We shared anxieties about Trump and hopes for Hillary. I had been out knocking on doors for an LGBT advocacy group, and he was attending an election night Buddhist meditation. Beyond our politics, we shared experiences in theater, were both new to the city, and had an easy rapport....
Feminist band Rosie & the Riveters are about so much more than flawless, wispy hair rolls, bright red lipstick and vintage 1940s dresses. “It’s also about the music and the humor and positivity and connecting with people. For us, that’s a really big thing. Connecting with the audience,” says Allyson Reigh, the last member to join the uplifting folk band in 2011. Reigh and bandmates Alexis Normand, Melissa Nygren and Farideh Olsen strive to be an example for women. Olsen thinks women who truly love and...
Feminist accessories are a must-have gift this holiday season, and you can find a huge range at our BUST Craftacular in Brooklyn on December 10th and 11th. Check out 11 of our favorites from an amazing Craftacular vendor, Modern Girl Blitz. 1. My Cup of Tea Feminist Brooch / Pin. 2. Bad B Award Earrings 3. Red Middle Finger Button 4. Feminism Is Cool Necklace 5. Nasty Woman Award Button 6. Devil Grrrl Pocket Mirror 7. Grrrl Gang Iron-on Embroidered Patch 8. My Choice Cat Button 9. Dear Patriarchy Print 10. Feminist Killjoy Sweater Brooch Set With Chain 11....