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Artist and writer Aleksandra Stone came to American as a refugee in 1998. She fled from the war-torn nation of former Yugoslavia and qucikly became a participant in the "American Dream." Despite success in America, Stone still found herself struggling. She says, "I found that even with a roof over my head and a university education, life did not feel like a dream. Plagued by perpetual self-scrutiny and long-term depression, I began to channel my experiences into photography." Since then, she has worked to expose the...
Below is a snapshot of the Top Critics section of Rotten Tomatoes for the film, Sisters. Notice anything? (*Richard Roeper's review is not included in this graphic, but is in the statistics and highlighted below.)Of the 30 "Top Critics" who had reviewed the movie as of the writing of this article, 11 gave the movie a negative review and 19 gave the movie a positive review.That seems normal for an "afraid to grow up, buddy comedy," no?Now, let's break it down by gender:Six of the 19...
In what some are calling a bid for an Oscar, Beyonce is set to write and possibly star (though this comes from The Sun¸ so take that with a large grain of salt) in a film about the life of Saartjie Baartman, the 19th century Khoikhoi woman who was enslaved and exhibited as “Hottentot Venus” in a European freak show. Details about the filming or release dates have not been released but some are already displeased with the news that Beyonce will tell the South...
Happy 2016 BUSTies! It’s the first Monday of the year, which means back to work for a lot of us. We understand how difficult it can be to get motivated after all the champagne and fireworks, so we’re here to help. Here are 10 GIFs to remind you that you're a badass lady who is ready to take on 2016.  Images via Disney Wikia, pinterest, blogspot, tumblr, tumblr, feministing, techtimes, pandawhale, buzzfeed, blogspot, pinterest More from BUST 20 Feminist GIFs That Totally Speak The Truth The Power Of New Year’s: You’re...
Over the past few days, the media has been covering the story of #OregonUnderAttack. If you've missed it, here's what happened: A federal building in the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge has been occupied since Saturday night by an armed group of radical ranchers led by Ammon Bundy, son of known antigovernment radical Cliven Bundy. The ranchers claim to be protesting on behalf of the arrests of Dwight and Steven Hammond. The Hammonds were convicted in 2012 of burning federal land in Burns, Oregon, in 2001 and 2006....