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.
Laverne Cox, star of Orange is the New Black, opens up about boyfriends, black culture, and bell hooks. By Sara Benincasa
Sun-drenched styles modeled by the bewitching Bethany Cosentino of Best Coast. By Lisa Butterworth, Photographed by Annabel Mehran, Styled by Marissa Peden
You won’t believe how the duck-billed gadget that makes you flinch at the gyno came to be. By Johanna Gohmann
Brooklyn rapper Junglepussy has no time for “a man’s fuckery.”By Liz Galvao
An asexual woman sheds some light on an oft-misunderstood orientation. By Keira Tobias
New Orleans’ Caramel Curves Motorcycle Club rules the road. By Caroline Goyette