Today is National Day of Silence, organized by the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN), to draw attention to anti-LGBT bullying and harassment.  In its 14th year, the Day of Silence has become the largest student-led action towards creating safer schools for everyone, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.  Check out one of their public service announcements below: You need to a flashplayer enabled ... Read More
While being whisked away by the cops for assaulting and harrassing a limo driver, raging cyclist Perzeus Forte flashed his bad-boy good looks at the camera, officially smashing the hearts of the ladies at the BUST Magazine office, much like the windshield of the limo driver that he also smashed. Forte's passionate uprising is the result of being clipped by limo driver Darr Mohammed while delivering packages on his bike.  With his brute strength alone, Forte ... Read More
The creators of Not Your Mother's Meatloaf, a sex education comic book, realize the importance of raising awareness about infrequently talked about topics in a way that will easily and readily catch interest.  Started in 2008 by Liza Bley and Saiya Miller, Not Your Mother's Meatloaf balances serious topics like consent, safe sex, and sexual health with the fun, engaging format of illustration.  In an effort to make the zine as inclusive and accessible as ... Read More
Whether you were underwhelmed or overwhelmed by last year's Whip It, a fictional Hollywood movie about women's roller derby, Brutal Beauty will answer your call for more hardcore derby action.  Starring the Rose City Rollers, Portland, Oregon's real-life answer to Whip It's Hurl Scouts, the documentary follows these women as they practice, battle, and dedicate their lives to this fast-paced, contact sport.  Not only are these women tough as nails and show ... Read More
Tom Tom Magazine is a New York based magazine dedicated to female drummers around the world.  Started last year by Taigaa drummer Mindy Abovitz, Tom Tom aims to raise awareness about female drummers, while strengthening and celebrating the otherwise fragmented female music community.  In addition to having an awesome website, they publish a full-color print magazine that features interviews, drumming techniques, and art. Help keep this magazine thriving ... 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.  Right? Image courtesy of Boost ... Read More
We covered New Orleans' "sissy bounce" rappers in our latest issue, so we were extra excited to see a new art show in New Orleans called "Where They At: Bounce and Hip-Hop in Words and Pictures," opening April 22nd. Photographer Aubrey Edwards and journalist Alison Fensterstock have compiled a multi-media exhibition that features many members of the New Orleans bounce community, spanning from the 1980s to present day.  Featuring footage of live performances, ... Read More
It only makes sense that Good Vibrations, the San Francisco-based sex-positive sex toy shop, is hosting an erotic art show at their Polk Street Gallery called, "Our Lady of Burning Dreams."  Hosted by Annie Sprinkle, the show will feature multimedia visual art from three erotic artists- Penny Slinger, Carol Queen, and Bobby Morgan. Slinger has been making erotic art for over thirty years and this show will feature her collage work in particular, while Queen ... Read More
It is now a radical act to stay at home, so writes Shannon Hayes in her new book, "Radical Homemakers: Reclaiming Domesticity from a Consumer Culture."  While many women are increasingly engaging in careers and distancing themselves from the titles of "homemakers," Hayes argues that homemaking does not have to be a four-letter-word, and that, in fact, it is a powerful political and ecological act. Hayes discusses homemaking through a modern lense- one that ... Read More
Lens Blog profiles photographer Zed Nelson, whose new book, "Love Me," illuminates the dark places that plastic surgery continues to go.  In particular, Nelson is concerned with the homogenization that results from plastic surgery and how the people who he photographs around the world are beginning to look alike. His photos span 17 countries, from nose jobs in Iran to leg lengthenings in China.  In the United States, one photo tells the story of a ... Read More
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