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  You know how history class is a parade of white dudes who, more frequently than not, achieved their place in history by oppressing women or other minorites? Well in honor of International Women's Day, we here at BUST decided to gather some badass ladies that our history books left out. Happy Herstory month! Image via BlackPast.org Alice Coachman (1923-2014)Coachman was the first African-American woman to win a gold medal. The track and field star won gold in the 1948 London Olympics for jumping 5 feet, 6 and 1/8...
Kesha accepted The Human Rights Campaign’s Visibility Award at the 2016 Nashville Equality Dinner recently, telling the audience, “Don’t be afraid to speak up.” The singer was recognized for her work speaking out against bullying of LGBT youth. The honor comes after Kesha was denied the request to be freed from her contract with producer Dr. Luke, who she says sexually and psychologically abused her.  Watch Kesha's speech below: Image via Instagram / Kesha   More from BUST  Fuckboys: Who Are They And Why Should Women Stay Away?  To Shave Or...
There are few thing more exciting the buzz surrounding the Gilmore Girls revival. The number one question on everyone’s mind: Will Melissa McCarthy appear on the new season? Let’s be real: I’m not sure it can even be Stars Hollow without Sookie. And the future of the Dragonfly Inn? What’s to come of that in her absence?You can imagine our delight when Yanic Truesdale, signed on to return to his cheeky role as concierge Michel, posted a selfie on Instagram with McCarthy over the weekend....
Around the World In 80 Girls: #78 Phoenix, Arizona Prickly residents at the Desert Botanical Garden Phoenix offers a lot more than just sun and sprawl. This desert town is also home to some kick-ass bars, restaurants, and otherworldly landscapes—hike, sip craft beers at a local brewery, then head to a total dive for late-night Mexican food, all in a single day. Hey, if it’s good enough for local resident and legendary former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor it’s good enough for you. Use this guide to...
Some things just get better with age, like the Violent Femmes. After a 15 year hiatus, the Femmes are back with a fantabulous new album, We Can Do Anything. Since first blasting onto the music scene in 1983, the Femmes have released 8 albums including their debut album, Violent Femmes, which spawned such classic tracks as "Blister In The Sun," "Add It Up," and "Gone Daddy Gone." We Can Do Anything continues this lineage of the Femmes' ramshackle, quirky, folk, alt country, punky sound.One of the...