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Canada has long been under fire for the many disappearances and murders of its aboriginal women (Canada uses the term “aboriginal” rather than “indigenous”), and now that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has taken office, the government has launched an official investigation into the disappearances and murders.The Washington Post reported yesterday that Canada’s previous Conservative Prime Minister Stephan Harper had refused to launch any kind of investigation, even though a startling number of missing or killed women in Canada are members of the country’s native population.Trudeau said, in...
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Holiday music seems pretty innocent. After all, children sing it, malls blast it in every store, and radio stations play it from Thanksgiving till 11:59 p.m. on Christmas Day. It’s part of the generally family-friendly holiday season. But many holiday songs are actually very sexual. Some imply that the narrator is definitely getting laid. Some tunes are obvious about it, but others are subtle. Those songs mention a lot of sexual snuggling: snuggling inside in front of the fireplace, snuggling in a sleigh, etc. Also,...
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Yesterday, feminist website Broadly published a profile of 44 NFL players who have been accused of sexual or domestic violence. The profiles are categorized into two appropriate classifications: the Rapey Roster and the Domestic Violence/Violence Against Women Depth Chart. Each player’s offense(s) is detailed in his profile. The introduction explains that, “when we celebrate these men as athletes and role models while overlooking their alleged histories, we contribute to a culture in which violent misogyny is normalized.”But Broadly is hardly the first to bring the NFL’s culture...
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To celebrate our December/January 2016 issue, BUST threw a party in NYC! We grooved to a live performance from alt hip hop star Lizzo (photo above; don't miss her on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert tomorrow!) and sipped cocktails with names like Orange Crush The Patriarchy, As Told By Ginger-Ale and Hi-bitch-cus Chiller thanks to Titos Handmade Vodka and Drink More Good Syrups.  Check out photos by Gabi Porter below, then cure your FOMO by picking up our Dec/Jan issue, featuring Girls star Jemima Kirke, on newsstands now. Photographer...
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Sisters is almost here - and we can’t wait! Directed by Jason Moore - who you might know from a little movie called Pitch Perfect - the new comedy stars former BUST cover stars and our queens Tina Fey and Amy Poehler. Plus, the supporting cast includes many other BUST favorites, like former BUST cover star Maya Rudolph, Heather Matarazzo (who we interviewed about Sisters in our Dec/Jan issue), Kate McKinnon, Samantha Bee and Rachel Dratch. To celebrate, we’ve teamed up with Universal Pictures to give...
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