Autumn is in the air here at BUST and we’re completely riveted by scene-stealing Scary Movie siren Regina Hall on our cover! Inside, we’ve got feminist rock icon Beth Ditto from Monarch, directorial powerhouse Gina Prince-Bythewood, accordion anarchy with “Weird Al” Yankovic, a fashion story with Karen Elson, and much more!
Hall of Fame Whether she’s on a Girls Trip or mixing with Nine Perfect Strangers, multifaceted actor Regina Hall is always as authentic as they come. By Jamia Wilson
Trans formations These three T4T (Trans for Trans) couples are #RelationshipGoals. By Phoenix Leigh
No Fucks Left To Give A compulsive people-pleaser reckons with her painful
past to pave the way for a better future.
By Rythea Lee
Simply the Beth Gossip frontwoman Beth Ditto is putting away her punk persona and going full country on the splashy new drama Monarch. By Eliza C. Thompson
Pennyroyal Tea Women who perform abortions have always been targeted by enemies of bodily autonomy. But in the era of widespread witch hunts, providing this type of service could cost a healer her life. By Sarah Lyons
Southern Comfort Fall fashions and chic chat with singer/songwriter/supermodel Karen Elson. Photographed by Diana King, Styled by Leslie Stephens, Interview by Sabrina Ford
ON THE COVER: REGINA HALL PHOTOGRAPHED BY LIA CLAY MILLER; STYLING BY MARISA ELLISON @ ART DEPT; MAKEUP BY LEWINA DAVID @ CLOUTIER; HAIR BY SHORNELL MCNEAL. SPINELLI KILCOLLIN RINGS; BLAZER AND DRESS: AWAKE MODE.
By D.T. Simmons