Just one minute past midnight (EDT), the 18-year-old DADT (Don't Ask Don't Tell) law finally got KO'ed for good, which means gay and lesbian service members can now do their duties without lugging the closet door around with them. The law, which was implemented with seemingly good intentions (as a compromise to full equality), swayed wildly off-course into huge controversy. It required gay and lesbian members of the military to keep their sexuality a secret while serving, but once it was out these members were discharged. And we're talking an estimated 13,000 people since the law was enacted. Read More
We loved working with Babeland New York so much on our last kinky crafting party, we're doing it again at Babeland Seattle!Next Tuesday, September 27th at 6 PM, BUST Magazine and East Pike Factory team up with Babeland Seattle to bring you a free kinky crafting party where you can bedazzle a pouch that doubles as a sexy sleepover kit.Arrive early, because the first 25 guests will receive gift bags with toys, Sir Richard's condoms, and a copy of BUST Magazine's newest issue! Plus, one lucky attendee will win a sex toy and a one-year subscription to BUST Magazine. Read More
This Saturday, September 24th and Sunday, September 25th, don't miss Strange Folk Festival in O'Fallon, IL -- the Heartland's largest outdoor indie arts and crafts show -- sponsored by BUST Magazine! 150 vendors from across the country will be there with one-of-a-kind wares; plus, live music, food, and tons of activities and demos for all ages.Some highlights include:The Southern IL Artisan Guild will be hosting a variety of craft demos including weaving, spinning, wood carving, and more. Read More
  Wouldn’t you love to try and make a tie-dye cupcake? I know I would. Not only would it be delicious, but it could also help sponsor girls’ education in developing countries thanks to the amazing group She’s the First, a non-profit which inspires creative fundraisers to help girls graduate. The the Tie-Dye Cupcake Bake Off, which the lovely ladies over at I Heart Daily tipped us off to, will go from November 1 - 8, with thousands baking and selling tie-dye cupcakes all over the country. Read More
N.Y.C.-based editor/designer Hamish Robertson is a busy man. You would think that being the online design editor of Vanity Fair would be time-consuming enough, right? Yet somehow Robertson finds time to create websites for well-known businesses (like vegan treatery, Babycakes), publish zines and prints as Brown Griffin (from his Brooklyn apartment), and curate Afterzine, a beautifully compiled arts and culture publication. Read More