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In March, Congress passed the Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act (FOSTA)-Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act (SESTA). It was signed into law by Donald Trump on April 11th, reports VICE. Its ostensible aim was to close online entities that facilitate sex trafficking. However, sex workers argue that FOSTA-SESTA will—and already has—endanger their lives.  FOSTA-SESTA has lead to the closure of websites sex workers have used to find work, such as Backpage and Craigslist's Personals section, leaving sex workers struggling financially and reducing their ability to do background...
Toking Care of Business If you live in California, you can purchase any of the Golden State-produced items shown here. Outside of Cali, you’re limited to those that only contain CBD, a cannabis derivative with medicinal properties that won’t get you stoned. Hopefully, we’ll soon all be living in weed-friendly states. Until then, here’s a preview of the future of cannabis products.   Pot-Tarts  Available in Strawberry Rose and Cherry Almond, these tasty, vegan, gluten-free treats use a 1:1 ratio of CBD:THC to help curb chronic pain. Mini Toaster...
 Javier Bardem Doesn’t Regret Working With Woody Allen In a recent interview with French publication Paris Match, actor Javier Bardem revealed that he is not ashamed to have worked with Woody Allen on the film Vicky Cristina Barcelona, and that he still has “doubts” about whether Allen sexually abused his daughter, Dylan Farrow. Read the full story at Vulture. Lola Kirke Is Tired Of Sexist Movie Critics When reviewing Kirke and Zoe Kravitz’s new thriller Gemini, New Yorker critic Anthony Lane chose to focus on Kirke’s appearance (rather than,...
“Wildcats shall meet with hyenas, goat-demons shall fall to each other; there too Lilith shall repose, and find a place to rest. There shall the owl nest and lay and hatch and brood in its shadow.” — Isaiah 34 14-15 For 4,000 years, Lilith has been known in religious folklore as a winged demon who haunts pregnant women and babies. Religiously, Lilith takes on the role of the fallen woman, the ultimate “bad girl." In astrology, she is the part of our charts, our selves,...
  On May 12, 2018, the BUST School for Creative Living returns with the BUST Craftacular at Industry City in Brooklyn, NY. In addition to the dozens of vendors that will be selling their own creations, the school will be featuring over 50 classes taught by local arts and businesses to inspire you and get your creative juices flowing! Whether you're a beginner or an Etsy-selling expert, you'll have the opportunity to practice crafts all day with incredible teachers and leave with tangible items that you can be proud of.  Don't be afraid of getting a little messy (it's honestly...