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It may not be approved by Mattel, but the new Rev. Barbie comes to you from the House of God. That's right, an Episcopal priest from Kent, Ohio (Rev. Julie Blake Fisher) has designed the latest professional incarnation for Barbie. The Episcopal Church has been ordaining women since 1976, though not without controversy. Women are kept out of leadership position in many evangelical and Pentecostal churches. And of course the Catholic Church does not ordain women at all. Read More

What she said.

BY Lisa Kirchner in General

Ever read a BUST review and thought, Whaa? But I loved [insert album/book here]. Well bitches, here's your chance. We've gone and posted our book and music reviews so now you can come to the rescue. Or not. Agree or disagree--and we know you do--tell the world  at bust.com. You'll find all reviews in the top menu bar, under the handy label, "Reviews." Select books or music. Search for your listing, and when you find it, just click the "write review" button in the lower right-hand corner. That will open the listing. Read More
With the passage of the national health-care bill, the abortion debate is back in a big way. Apparently assurances that no federal money would fund the procedure were not enough. As of today, lawmakers in at least six states are pushing legislation to block abortion coverage in some health plans. Even if you hate abortion, does it not rankle that there is no equivalent selective targeting for men? Viagra is covered, even for sex offenders. Under this punitive system, women are being forced to pay too hefty a price. Image courtesy of Associated Press   So get involved. Read More
American commanders admitted this week that American Special Operations killed three  Afghan women during a nighttime raid gone wrong back in February.  What makes this story even more awful is that the American commanders have been covering up the murders and lying about it for two months now. Read More
Finally, all those long, hard years of being an armpit-hair-clad feminist is paying off: MTV is casting for a woman with long armpit hair to feature on a game show.  This charming gig pays $300 for six hours of work, and knowing MTV's reputable track of portraying people fairly (think Jersey Shore), I'm sure they have this potential woman's best interests in mind. Read More