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One word: Oprah. One conference: Women in the World 2013. As if Oprah wasn’t enough of a draw-card, this New York City conference on April 4th and 5th has so many amazing speakers that it seems almost unbelievable. The conference will focus on global issues told through the powerful form of first person storytelling. On Friday, Oprah Winfrey will be interviewing her “all time favorite guest,” Dr. Tererai Trent. Dr. Trent is revolutionizing education for women and girls across Africa. A few hours later, Tom Hanks will be...
Michael: Did I just wake you up? I didn’t even know you were home. Lindsay: No, Michael, I don’t just sleep all day. Narrator: Actually, Lindsay was so upset at Michael that she tried meditating to calm herself but ended up taking a two-hour angry nap. I have a confession to make y'all. I am 100% obsessed with tumblr (don't let the intentional lack of capitalization denote anything less than total reverence). I spend HOURS sorting through the following tags, in no particular order: feminism (duh!), DIY, and Arrested...
If you don’t live next door to an old lady who insists on putting up creepy Easter decorations featuring deranged looking Easter Bunnies and chicks, you might not realize that Easter is a mere 12 days away! Now that you know, please proceed to eat copious quantities of chocolate and candy to get into the festive spirit. Here at BUST, we’ve found the perfect treats for you from New York Mouth! Check out this Passover taster: Since my birth into a Roman Catholic family, I have had the...
Though the Steubenville verdict was announced just two days ago, it seems that this story is still not over.  Two teenage girls have now been charged for using Facebook and Twitter to threaten the life of the 16 year old victim of the Steubenville rape case.   The two girls, aged 16 and 15, are appearing before a juvenile court judge in Steubenville today. Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine stated in response, “Let me be clear, threatening a teenage rape victim will not be tolerated.  If anyone...
I’m not going to lie. When Rihanna took Chris Brown back I was not happy. In fact, I bordered on morally outraged. How could the girl who had me fantasizing about singing, "Want you to make me feel like I'm the only girl in the world" to the boy who was breaking my heart be so…stoopid? How could the star that millions of young girls idolize set such a bad example as to take a man who has abused her back? Easy. Rihanna is human, young,...