on Jun 23, 2010
I found myself in the art/ photography publication section of a Borders this morning; where on the cover of Color Magazine the face of Kimiko Yoshida was discovered gazing back at me. The art nerd in me lost it to her technique: the neon green and highlighter yellow layered over a matte grey, the choice of tonal variations within a monochromatic field, the fact that somewhere in this latticed color landscape is a distinct, yet sinking, shape of a woman peering ... Read More
BY Lisa Kirchner
on Jun 18, 2010
Reports coming out of the FDA don't look good for Flibanserin, the drug that's supposed to boost women's libidos. Interestingly enough, the problem seems to be that the little blue pill doesn't cause an increase in sexual desire, but in the number of "sexually satisfying events." Firstly, let me be proud to report that I can banish this weirdo euphemism in favor of the word ORGASM. Secondly, what? This is a problem...why?
Before you get wound up about side effects, ... Read More
I feel as though I should start with a declaimer:
Content in this blog may be unsuitable for children. Actually, if you’re a girl under the age of 18, please don’t continue reading. I don’t want to be responsible for exposing an entire generation of young woman to this. So just go do your homework or something.
It’s unclear whether this dance move originated in Brazilian nightclubs or their bedrooms, but I can only assume ... Read More
BY Lisa Kirchner
on Jun 04, 2010
Some well-meaning but uptight folks over at change.org started a petition to ban the use of Flibanserin as a female sexual enhancement drug, stating that a low sex drive in women is not a disease. So, does the fact that there's a male sexual enhancement drug on the market mean that low sex drive in men is a disease? Or is their thinking that since Viagara works on bloodflow, whereas Flibanserin stimulates serotonin production, it's only a matter of time before this ... Read More
BY jodi sh doff
on May 13, 2010
It’s okay for women to have sex as long as they don’t enjoy it or actually desire it. That’s so fifty years ago, right? Wrong.
Claudia Bellocq, in her blog, Claudia Bites! writes about being called a slut. Awful from a man, but worse still from woman to woman. Teenage girls do it all the time. When our hormones are raging, when we’re just becoming a sexual being, it's the thing we fling at another girl to hurt her, take her down a notch, ... Read More
BY Intern Leala
on Feb 02, 2010
Check out the latest TimeOut New York, to see BUST magazine’s own Crafty Lady, Callie Watts, and founder of Candy Rain, a “magazine for women who love dick,” tour 5 sex shops around New York.
Photo courtesy of Heami ... Read More
BY Intern Sheila J
on Nov 11, 2009
Yum, yum, you know you wanna lick those candy-coated raindrops: Candy Rain, BUST crafty lady Callie Watts’ feminist porn mag (formerly known as Ligerbeat) is having a benefit party this Friday, and y’all should be there.
Come check out a performance by Ladies Circus and jam to a bevy of bands and deejays, including that BUST hottie Free Danger and Dirty Finger. Plus, there will be a Coverdude contest at 2 am, free condoms galore from No Condom No ... Read More
on Oct 24, 2009
Edited by David Henry Sterry and R.J. Martin, JR.
Soft Skull Press
In these dark days of brokedom, who amongst us hasn't lingered a bit too long in the Etc. section of the Craigslist job postings? I mean, I do have dainty feet with nicely trimmed toenails, and if I could make my rent just by stepping on some random businessman's face, well who's to judge?? Granted, I am not brave enough (or hard up enough) to go through with such an evening's work (just yet), ... Read More
BY Web Intern
on Oct 20, 2009
To the ladies and fellas of NYC and Philly, Eden Fantasys presents porn star April Flores and director Carlos Batts, who will be on hand on Oct. 22nd and 24th for an art show comprised of 20 artists who gave her love-toy a makeover.
While there, also check out the East Coast premiere of Flores' most recent film, Voluptuous Biker Babes, take part in a raffle to benefit a few lovely organizations (ASC NYC, Sex Work Awareness, and William Way Community Center), ... Read More
BY Libby Zay
on Oct 08, 2009
The Artificial Virginity Hymen Kit has been causing a legit uproar in Egypt. What's in the phony purity pack? Why, a diaphragm that trickles a blood-like liquid, of course! And it's all in an effort to trick new hubbies into thinking their brides are carrying a V-card.
The kit is seen as a tool of empowerment to some, but Egyptian conservatives believe it promotes promiscuity and ultimately threatens Islam. Members of the Muslim Brotherhood ... Read More