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Best known for her DJ work and role in bands like Le Tigre and MEN, JD Samson recently put out a delightful video in partnership with School of Doodle. The platform’s goal is “to change the way girls value themselves and teach them to be loud.” Samson does this through opening a dialog about her facial hair. Celebrating body positivity, Samson’s video seeks to remove the shame and stigma that comes with feeling the need to change certain parts of ourselves to conform to societal...
Last month, I had the opportunity to moderate an intimate fireside chat with Neil Blumenthal, co-founder and co-CEO of Warby Parker. Warby Parker is one of the tech world’s phenoms, having launched in 2011 to immediate success, and has since grown rapidly.Neil and I wove a narrative that touched on his early inspiration working at VisionSpring, his time at Wharton getting his MBA, the challenges and pleasures of running a business that has the potential to transform an industry, Warby Parker’s strategy, and getting to...
  You know how history class is a parade of white dudes who, more frequently than not, achieved their place in history by oppressing women or other minorites? Well in honor of International Women's Day, we here at BUST decided to gather some badass ladies that our history books left out. Happy Herstory month! Image via BlackPast.org Alice Coachman (1923-2014)Coachman was the first African-American woman to win a gold medal. The track and field star won gold in the 1948 London Olympics for jumping 5 feet, 6 and 1/8...
Kesha accepted The Human Rights Campaign’s Visibility Award at the 2016 Nashville Equality Dinner recently, telling the audience, “Don’t be afraid to speak up.” The singer was recognized for her work speaking out against bullying of LGBT youth. The honor comes after Kesha was denied the request to be freed from her contract with producer Dr. Luke, who she says sexually and psychologically abused her.  Watch Kesha's speech below: Image via Instagram / Kesha   More from BUST  Fuckboys: Who Are They And Why Should Women Stay Away?  To Shave Or...
There are few thing more exciting the buzz surrounding the Gilmore Girls revival. The number one question on everyone’s mind: Will Melissa McCarthy appear on the new season? Let’s be real: I’m not sure it can even be Stars Hollow without Sookie. And the future of the Dragonfly Inn? What’s to come of that in her absence?You can imagine our delight when Yanic Truesdale, signed on to return to his cheeky role as concierge Michel, posted a selfie on Instagram with McCarthy over the weekend....