BY Katrina Pallop
on Jan 07, 2013
This past year has been absolutely chock full of cringe-worthy soundbites and disheartening stories about rape around the world. From the ubiquitous mishandling (and biological misunderstanding) of the subject by politicians in the 2012 election, to recent horrific events in the US and abroad, it seems that we can’t escape from the heart-breaking regularity of sexual assault around the world.
Of late, two high-profile news stories involving rape have been vying for space among the headlines. Read More
BY Dre Grigoropol
on Jan 04, 2013
One of the best places to review uncensored feminist resources is the Barnard Zine Library. This library is a part of the Barnard College which is a school of Columbia University. This institution thinks, “that zines are important cultural artifacts and research materials, as well as being a pleasure to read.” "What is a zine?", some readers might ask. The word “zine” stems from the word magazine or fanzine. A zine is a DIY publication. Read More
Okay, so it’s not surprising, but after her interview in Glamour, the web is abuzz with the “news” about the BUST June/July 2010 cover girl.
She told Glamour, “I’m just being myself. There is not an ounce of me that believes any of that crap that they say. We can’t be feminine and be feminists and be successful? I want to be a f—king feminist and wear a f—king Peter Pan collar. So f—king what?”
Glamour also asked Deschanel if she wanted to have kids, and she had a great response. Read More
BY BUST Magazine
on Jan 02, 2013
It seems like only yesterday I was ﬁghting to stay awake till midnight on the last evening of 2011, and now we’re saying good- bye to 2012—which has been a challenging, turbulent, crazy-ass year. Oh well, time waits for no one, not even Roseanne—or you, my friends and BUST readers. Now, if there’s one thing I love, it’s giving people advice. So don’t piss me off—read these suggestions, because they’re for your own good. Read More
BY Kari Belsheim
on Jan 02, 2013
Beate Sirota Gordon, an integral advocate for women’s rights in Japan, passed away on December 30 at the age of 89. At 22, Gordon became the only woman on the American board that wrote the post-war Japanese constitution. She created the portion on women’s rights and, having witnessed the inferior treatment of Japanese women for ten years, was focused on protecting and improving their quality of life. Read More