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Ever dance merrily in a room full of feminists? Me neither, until I partied Planned Parenthood style on Tuesday at their 11th annual Summer Sex and Spirits event, a night I’d describe as half fundraiser/silent auction, half rave. I spent my evening at the Broad Street Ballroom enjoying the fabulous open bar (they had a cocktail named the Ruth GINsburg), boogeying to perfectly DJ’ed music, and marveling at the work of Mistress B, a leather-clad balloon dominatrix who dispenses helium for her latex creations through a nipple pump. Read More
Party hard while contributing to a great cause by coming out for the 9th Annual "Summer, Sex and Spirits" Benefit! There's going to be an open bar all night long, with talented DJ duo AndrewAndrew (who you might remember from their cameo on Girls?) spinning hits to go along with them dranks. Read More
On March 3rd, the Human Resources Administration, with the backing of NYC Mayor Bloomberg’s office, released new public service announcements aimed at “hard-hitting facts about the money and time costs of parenting, and the negative consequences of having a child before you are ready.” What the ads did instead was set off a firestorm of media attention about how the messages are full of racial profiling, negativity and shaming. Blogger Keli Goff of African American news source The Root claims that the shaming is what makes the campaign so effective. Read More
BUST Magazine is giving away two free tickets to the Roe on the Rocks benefit concert for Planned Parenthood NYC! The event takes place next Monday, April 4th, at Bowery Ballroom and doors open at 7 PM. The show will feature live performances from Thao with The Get Down Stay Down, Ana Egge, The Bloodsugars, and comedian host Sara Benincasa. For your chance to win this pair of tickets, e-mail giveaway@bust.com with the subject line "Roe on the Rocks giveaway" and include your name and the name of your guest. Read More