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Huh? Rape apparently does not happen in Kansas City.Coming soon, to a courthouse near you. -Jen the intern  ...
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   Summer is almost officially upon us. The time for drunken 3 am stumbles home, the time for random party hook ups, the time for putting ourselves in generally risky situations for no real reason. This website couldn't have come to my attention at a more perfect time. It's a self defense video geared toward women, especially those of us (like myself) with no martial arts training or even the slightest idea of how to defend themself. It's called 'Just Yell Fire,' as apparently when you...
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  Ever since the publication of ‘Skinny Bitch’, it seems to me like this crazy new fad diet called ‘veganism’ has been popping up all over the mainstream media,* from strip clubs to punk rock cooking shows to the exploding going green movement to America's Sweetheart Oprah to even (cue suspenseful music) feminism! With all the good press veganism has gotten lately, much of the bad press is fading into the background, such as veganism being a mask for eating disorders and...
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So two weeks ago, I received my Diva Cup in the mail, just in time for my monthly visit from 'Goddess Moon'. What timing! What an omen! The Diva Cup is one version of a 'menstrual productsolution' idea around since the 1930's. What the Diva Cup, The Keeper, the Moon Cup, etc. all basically are little  plastic 'cups' that you pretty much just shove up on in your nether region, kind of like a tampon to 'catch' all the gross. The only tricky part is...
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This is apparently the first Always Maxi pads with wings commercial. Plan old '80s nostalgia makes me pee pee in panties..er, excuse the pun.  ...
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"Yeah, it's objectifying and all, but you know, if I walked down the street and didn't have men looking me up and down and catcalling, I'd think, 'Boy I must really be getting old and dumpy'."So says 31 year old (and dumpy?) Jessica, on CNN.com's story posted today about catcalling. But even though she's the only one quoted who seemed to enjoy that kind of crap, the headline on the CNN.com story teases, "Hey baby! That catcalling is hot...sometimes". The remainder of the aricle is devoted...
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Hey! Head over to BUST's Win Stuff  page for your chance to win a sexy swag bag from The Frisky!The Frisky, a new sex and relationships blog/webzine, is super-psyched to offer you a chance to win a goodie bag of awesomeness, including... The Frisky Tote Bag The Frisky Panties The Pierces' New CD: Thirteen Tales of Love and Revenge andsix AMAZING Books: ...
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A BUST must! May 11th is Mother’s Day. Forget the flowers and sappy greeting cards. This year, change it up with a Mother's Day gift donation to Women for Women International. Founded in 1993, Women for Women International works to end the abuse women in war-torn regions around the world endure by helping them transform their lives. This is no hand-out. Women for Women International provides financial and emotional support, rights awareness and job skills training so the...
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BUST, Spring 2004     Entertainment Weekly, Spring 2008                                ...
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The documentary At Your Cervix explores the connection between the way medical and nursing students are taught pelvic exams and the reality that most women experience them as painful and disempowering. At Your Cervix breaks the silence around the unethical methods used by medical and nursing schools to teach students how to perform pelvic exams; the most egregious being on unconsenting, anaesthetized women. At the same time, the film highlights the...
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