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BUST Magazine's June/July Issue Featuring Cover Gal Laverne Cox Is On Sale Now!

Here at BUST, summer is heating up! And we couldn’t be more excited to have the amazing actress and activist Laverne Cox from Orange is The New Black gracing our cover. Inside, we’ve got an interview with up-and-coming rap phenomenon Junglepussy, plus a tip sheet on how to get Cookie from Empire’s look, real talk with renegade rock journalist Jessica Hopper, and sneaky strategies for smuggling contraband into summer concerts.

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Table of Contents June/July 2015

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FEATURES

SHE'S ALL THAT

Laverne Cox, star of Orange is the New Black, opens up about boyfriends, black culture, and bell hooks. By Sara Benincasa

PERFECT DAY

Sun-drenched styles modeled by the bewitching Bethany Cosentino of Best Coast. By Lisa Butterworth, Photographed by Annabel Mehran, Styled by Marissa Peden

AT YOUR CERVIX: THE SECRET HISTORY OF THE SPECULUM

You won’t believe how the duck-billed gadget that makes you flinch at the gyno came to be. By Johanna Gohmann

CALL OF THE WILD

Brooklyn rapper Junglepussy has no time for “a man’s fuckery.”By Liz Galvao

NO SEX AND THE CITY

An asexual woman sheds some light on an oft-misunderstood orientation. By Keira Tobias

SPEED QUEENS 
New Orleans’ Caramel Curves Motorcycle Club rules the road. By Caroline Goyette

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BROADCAST

  • Music critic Jessica Hopper blazes a trail; Tom Tom Academy turns the beat around; comedian Chelsea White puts her Tourette Syndrome on blast; and more.
  • The Hotness: Delicious pop culture to munch on all season. By Emily Rems
  • Boy du Jour: Kumail Nanjiani shows us his “11.” 
By Lisa Butterworth
  • Pop Quiz: Sorry Ms. (Mahalia) Jackson. By Emily Rems
  • Bra-ometer: Feminist news on tap. By Kara Buller and 
Solange Castellar
  • Pop Tart: All that glitters is not Jem. By Jean Grae

REAL LIFE

  • Create a curiosity cabinet; write your own video game; smuggle your stash in style; and more.
  • Nickel and Dined: 
Easy DIY energy bars. 
By Isa Chandra Moskowitz
  • Around the World in 80 girls: Let Jersey City surprise you. By Elise Nussbaum

LOOKS

  • Hot tips from stylist Katie Oldaker; awesome indie makeup brands; get Cookie’s Empire look; and more.
  • Good Stuff: Tropical prints are made in the shade. By Stephanie J.
  • Booty Call: Trendy tanks paired with boss bras. By Callie Watts

THE BUST GUIDE

  • Music: Reviews; season’s best album cover featuring a merkin.
  • Movies: After The Overnight, Gemma Bovery asked, What Happened, Miss Simone?
  • Books: Reviews; including seven five-boob titles.

SEX FILES

  • Porn sites that won’t make you gag; and more.
  • Questions for the Queen: Boning after baby and HPV angst. By Dr. Carol Queen
  • One-Handed Read: Raising the Saddle. 
By Fanny Bae
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