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      Now that Battle of the Sexes has premiered, sexism is over, amiright? Oh wait, no it's not: Natalie Morales is the newest celebrity victim of upskirt shots. In case you’re unfamiliar, or just too innocent for this wicked world, “upskirt shots” is a term used when paparazzi or any shmuck takes a picture or video up a women’s skirt, without her consent or knowledge. It is a disgusting, invasive, and misogynistic act that is unfortunately all too common. On Saturday, September 16th, while walking the red carpet...
  OK Ladies, Now Let’s Get Information Beyoncé’s Formation Scholarships Give Women The Green To Follow Their Dreams Earlier this year, Beyoncé commemorated the one-year anniversary of her game-changing album Lemonade by creating four $25,000 scholarships for female students pursuing creative arts, music, literature, or African-American studies at Berklee College of Music, Howard University, Parsons School of Design, and Spelman College. And now that fall is here, the first winners of her Formation Scholars Award are about to start their new semesters.The 2017-2018 awards went to Avery Youngblood,...
  When she was 12, Sarah Perry was convinced that the solar eclipse she saw with her mother was a sign of good luck. Two days later, her mother was brutally murdered, while Sarah hid in her room. In her memoir After the Eclipse, Perry explores her mother’s life while also recounting the years leading up to the killer’s arrest and how she found her footing after the axis of her world was shattered. In the midst of getting ready for publication, Perry found time to...
  Batwoman. Not Batman, not Batgirl, not Batlady. Batwoman is here and ready to take on Gotham and the world. Batwoman is also the central character in a mostly female cast in Frank Miller’s graphic novel, Batman: The Dark Knight: Master Race. Miller has always been a feminist and has written tons of strong female characters, and Dark Knight: Master Race — the third in the Batman: The Dark Knight series — is no exception to that. BUST recently had the opportunity to speak with Frank Miller about Batman, current...
Purchase this issue for download as pdf Purchase this issue via our iPad app Purchase this issue via our Android app BUST Magazine's Oct/Nov Issue Featuring Badass Sarah Silverman! It’s fabulous fall here at BUST HQ and our October/November issue is yielding a bumper crop of awesomeness, starting with our groundbreaking cover star, Sarah Silverman, whose new political show, I Love You, America, is about to take the nation by storm! Inside, we’ve got an interview with Ava DuVernay on the female directorial revolution behind Queen Sugar; a revealing report...
 Female rapper and trendsetter Cardi B. has shown us all up once again: “Bodak Yellow” has topped the Billboard Top 100 list, making her the first solo female rapper to do so since 1998, when Lauryn Hill took the top spot with "Doo Wop (That Thing)." Cardi B is only the fifth female rapper to ever make the coveted first spot, and now she’s in good company with Lil' Kim and Lauryn Hill. Taylor Swift may have rushed to the #1 spot earlier with her...
   Even if you’re not a football fan, you’ve heard of Colin Kaepernick. After a breakout performance last year, leading his team to the Super Bowl, Kaepernick’s name is still on the tip of every fan/sportscaster’s tongue. Kap’s protest of sitting/kneeling during the National Anthem has sparked countless conversations over protest, America’s racial climate, and the role of athletes in politics. Everyone can’t help but voice their opinion, and somehow the issue has turned dichotomous — either you support the flag/National Anthem or you support Kaepernick....

    Artist Fahren Feingold pulls from history, the present, and the future for her watercolor paintings of erotic nudes. Drawing inspiration everywhere from 20th century French erotica to ‘70s American vintage magazines to “today’s internet girls,” Feingold’s watercolor nudes have caught the attention of fashion photographer Nick Knight, who commissioned her to illustrate Paris Fashion Week for SHOWStudio; and publications including Vogue, who called her “a trailblazing artist on a meteoric rise.” Feingold has exhibited in London, Tokyo, and Los Angeles, among other cities, and she’s now...
Teen Jesus and the Jean Teasers is an indie rock band from Canberra, Australia, taking on the world. Their sound could be described as Siouxsie and the Banshees meets the internet, and their lyrics are an honest portrait of the weirdness of growing up. Although the five girls are still not old enough to attend live shows, they have played a bunch of gigs in Australia and have just released their debut EP, “Creepshow." Here, Anna Ryan (vocalist), Scarlett McKahey (guitar), Jaida Stephenson (bass), Pip...
  The story of Pussy Riot and Nadya Tolokonnikova, is as relevant now as it ever has been, with Russia and its authorities creeping closer and closer in on the United States border. It’s the story of the feminist, post–punk, art collective who protested and criticized the Russian system, got punished for it, but kept on speaking out. That’s why, on November 14, the doors of the Saatchi Gallery in London open to the new show, "Inside Pussy Riot," a live theatre production of a feminist...