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Margaret Cho is Pissed

BY Web Intern in General

Texas Republican state Rep. Betty Brown suggested in a hearing last week that Asian voters should 'adopt' new monikers that are 'easier for Americans to deal with.' Oh, no, Betty. Noooooooo. Brown not only angered many of the people around her, but she pissed off Margaret Cho, too, and Cho wrote a scathing response in her blog on April 10. Brown was responding to Ramey Ko, a representative of the Organization of Chinese Americans who testified at a ... Read More

Happy Easter, Bunny

BY Laurie in General

Look what I found while cleaning off my computer! Laurie's daughter Olive and Janeane Garofalo our cover girl in 1999, and she is wearing one of the original BUST shirts (which you can still get ... Read More
(Not to mention cute NYPD detectives) The New School protest/occupation is happening right across the street from the BUST office, so we've been out on the fire escape watching! (Those of us who can get through the police barricade, that is). But unfortunately the cops started yelling at us so we had to go back inside and just watch from the windows. Luckily I took plenty of pictures on my phone, which you can go look at if the slideshow isn't working for ... Read More

An Equal Rights *woot*

BY Web Intern in General

More good news, marriage rights-wise. We all know that last week Iowa granted same-sex couples the right to marry. Now, Vermont has legalized gay marriage - the state legislature voted to override Governor Jim Douglas'; veto of the bill they had approved. Also, the District of Columbia is going to start recognizing gay marriages from other states as legal. Hopefully more states will follow suit. But I'm cautious about my optimism on an issue this divisive. ... Read More