Illustrator Ellen T. Crenshaw has created a series called “We Are Entitled To Wear Cowboy Boots To Our Own Revolution,” giving us an awesome lineup of badass women and their thoughts on feminism. The Huffington Post describes them as "feminist baseball cards," a term we think is pretty apt. Check out the full collection here.
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BY Holly Trantham
on Mar 07, 2015
Here at BUST, we don’t need one specific day to celebrate the beyond impressive accomplishments of women across the world, but when the opportunity to party over lady power even harder than usual presents itself, we never say no. This year’s theme for International Women’s Day is “Make it Happen,” so we’ve rounded up a list of our favorite gals who’ve done and are doing just that all across the globe. Warning: this list will inspire major bouts of girl-power giddiness. Read More
BY PRINCESS WEEKES
on Mar 06, 2015
We are still super excited about the potential of a woman being on the $20 bill and the effort that Womenon20.org have put into this campaign. Going through the 15 potential list of candidates, we reflected on all the great women who sacrificed so much for us. Of course, we noticed some omissions; how can there only be 15 women worthy of minting? We thought of five (well, technically four) more women who should deserve consideration. Not just for the $20—there are plenty of other bills that would more than benefit from featuring a woman. Read More
BY Amy Zimmerman
on Jan 17, 2013
Still coping with Liz & Dick PTSD (symptoms include nausea, The Parent Trap nostalgia, and occasionally screaming, “I’m bored!” for no apparent reason)?
Luckily, Lifetime’s found a way to make it up to you. On February 2nd Lifetime will air Betty & Coretta, an original movie about, according to this new promo, freedom, friendship, and a bunch of fantastic pantsuits. The film follows the lives of Coretta Scott King, played by Angela Bassett, and Betty Shabazz, played, divalicious-ly no doubt, by Mary J. Blige. Read More