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Chrissy Teigen Claps Back At Critics Asking Why She Didn’t Take Her Husband’s Name Supermodel and queen of Twitter Chrissy Teigen responded to a tweet asking why women don’t take their husbands’ last names. Teigen, who is married to John Legend, said, “My husband didn’t even take his last name?” Billboard writes that she was referring to the fact that her husband’s real surname is Stephens. She followed up after more criticism with, “You’ll never understand the simple reason of ‘because I don’t want to?'" Iconic. Senate...
Ava DuVernay Assembles A Third Season of Women Directors for Queen Sugar The upcoming season of DuVernay’s show is directed entirely by women, just as seasons 1 and 2 were. The Root writes that the Golden Globe-nominated director has always prioritized women’s voices. “If Game of Thrones can have three seasons of all-male directors, why can’t we have three seasons of all-women directors?” asked DuVernay before season 2 of Queen Sugar. Was The Austin Bomber A “Challenged Young Man” Or A “Terrorist?” No One Would Be...
The Smithsonian Moves Michelle Obama Portrait Due To High Demand The portrait has been moved to a bigger gallery in the Smithsonian “for a more spacious viewing experience,” CNN reports. In February, the month the Obama portraits were acquired, the Smithsonian saw 176,700 visitors—making it their best month in three years.Austin Bomber Commits Suicide CNN reports that the suspect in the Austin, TX bombings has committed suicide. The suspect had recently been identified as Mark Anthony Conditt, a 24-year-old white male.The Teenage Artist Whose Work Influenced Picasso The...
Samira Wiley first captured our hearts playing fan favorite character Poussey (that’s accent à droite, bitch) on Orange Is The New Black. When she left the show, we were brokenhearted — until we learned that her next role was playing Moira, a badass revolutionary who fights against the oppressive, patriarchal society of Gilead on Hulu’s the Handmaid’s Tale. We’re excited to announce that Samira is our April/May 2018 cover gal — read a sneak peek of our ten-page cover story below, and catch the issue on...
Cardi B Gets Candid In Cosmo Cover Story In Cosmopolitan’s April 2018 issue, cover star Cardi B was quick to talk about whose voices are heard the loudest in the #MeToo movement. “A lot of video vixens have spoken about this and nobody gives a fuck,” she told the magazine. “I bet if one of these women stands up and talks about it, people are going to say, ‘So what? You’re a ho. It don’t matter.’” She also went on to say that famous men who...
Cynthia Nixon Has Announced Her Candidacy for Governor Lifelong New Yorker and activist (and Sex and the City actress) Cynthia Nixon has officially announced her candidacy for governor of New York. She will not accepting corporate contributions, and instead her campaign will be powered by the people. Learn more about Nixon's campaign and support her if you'd like to at ActBlue.   Terry Gilliam Is Anti #MeToo Movement Monty Python’s Terry Gilliam deems the #MeToo Movement a mob rule, saying that “they are carrying their torches and they are going...
In 2006, few were concerned about online harassment of women —but Jac sm Kee saw darkness looming on the cyber-horizon. While working at a women’s rights organization that doubled as a domestic violence shelter, Kee saw an increasing number of women reporting harassment through internet communication technologies (ICTs). Concerned, she published a paper with the Association for Progressive Communications, highlighting the intersection between ICTs and violence against women. The paper’s message was clear: Developments in surveillance and hacking technology were allowing internet trolls to become...
If Trump’s presidency has done one helpful thing for America, it has inspired better people to run for office at all levels. And one of these better people is certified superhero (and former BUST Sales and Promotions Manager!) Gail Johnson, a candidate running for Gainesville, Florida’s City Commission. Johnson, who lives with her 8-year-old daughter and owns a catering company, was inspired to run for an at-large seat on the commission as a means of speaking up against the Trump administration. “It did not even occur...
My name is Fiona O’Neill. I am an undergraduate majoring in Biology at the University of Pennsylvania. The woman in this article, Rose, is my sister. My perspective and overall awareness regarding some of the issues in the women's prison system expanded immensely through her experience. She is my greatest inspiration. She survived her time in prison with resilience and strength because she had the support of my family, yet she still has a lot of psychological damage. Not all women are fortunate enough to...
Women’s History Month is almost halfway over, but we continue to celebrate with abandon. It’s a time to celebrate contemporary, living, kickass women. The photo series “Change Makers” does just that. Inspired by the spirit of the Women’s March on Washington, these portraits by Jena Cumbo, accompanied by written profiles, feature 33 women leaders of different backgrounds, races, sexualities, ages, and statuses. They’re activists, creators, and standouts in male-dominated fields. Two of the women featured are Jessamyn Stanley and Lauren Duca, who we've covered in...