Quantcast
On Newsstands Now

On Newsstands Now

issa-cover

Spring has sprung here at BUST! And to celebrate the season, we’ve got Insecure’s dynamic creator and star Issa Rae gracing our cover! Inside, we’ve got in-depth interviews with Riverdale’s hottest dad Skeet Ulrich, percussion powerhouse Madame Gandhi, and To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before’s Lana Condor; a guide to spring cleaning for witches; true tales from women who buy sex; and more.

SUBSCRIBE NOW!

issa-toc-1
ON THE COVER & THIS PAGE: 
ISSA RAE PHOTOGRAPHED BY SHANIQWA JARVIS IN LOS ANGELES FOR BUST. STYLED BY JASON REMBERT; MAKEUP BY DELINA MEDHIN; HAIR BY FELICIA LEATHERWOOD. ISSA IS WEARING A SOLACE LONDON DRESS; ALEXIS BITTAR EARRINGS. LEAF ILLUSTRATION BY SKORIK EKATERINA / SHUTTERSTOCK.COM

Table of Contents Spring 2020


FEATURES

Issa Vibe

Powerhouse actor/writer/producer Issa Rae has nothing to be Insecure about. By Sabrina Ford

Even Witches Do Dishes

Tips and tricks from BUST’s favorite witch for adding meaning to your spring cleaning. By Callie Watts

Mademoiselle de Maupin’s Tales of the City

In the 1600s, a bisexual, sword-fighting, opera star held all of Paris spellbound. By Kelly Gardiner

Flight of the Condor

To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before made Lana Condor everyone’s imaginary best friend. By Jennifer Chen

Something Doesn’t Add Up

When it comes to math, kids perform equally until they hit their teens. That’s when patriarchy steps in to trip up girls trying to learn. By Rachel Leibrock

On Board

Sick streetwear modeled by badass Brooklyn skateboarders. Photographed by Erin Patrice O’Brien, Styled by Keia Bound
 

issa-toc-2
PHOTOS: ARNA BAJRAKTAREVIC (COOKIES); GIZELLE HERNANDEZ (MADAME GANDHI), MADAME GANDHI IS WEARING SUNGLASSES BY MATSUDA, JACKET BY OTTOLINGER; LAURA MULKERNE (ZEBRA); ADRIENNE ANTONSON (STATE)

BROADCAST

  • Madame Gandhi leads a revolution you can dance to; fighting period poverty; Instagram gets intersectional; and more..
  • The Hotness: The best spring things. By Emily Rems
  • Boy du Jour: Skeet Ulrich is Riverdale’s hottest dad. By Lydia Wang
  • Bra-ometer: Feminist news at a glance. By Solange Castellar
  • Pop Quiz: Hooray for Ava DuVernay! By Emily Rems
  • Museum of Femoribilia: The herstory of women’s pockets. By Lynn Peril

REAL LIFE

  • Cookies too pretty to eat; decolonize your diet; women-owned seed companies; and more.
  • Eat Me: Chicken sandwiches are having a moment. By Chef Rossi
  • You Go, Girl: You’ll be fond-a Kigali, Rwanda! By Isis Briones

LOOKS

  • Fashion advice from La Santa Cecilia’s frontwoman Marisol Hernandez; wigs 101; fix your favorite jeans; and more.
  • Booty Call: Upcycled ocean trash is a trend for 2020! By Callie Watts
  • Good Stuff: We’re seeing spots. By Stephanie J.

THE BUST GUIDE

  • Music: Reviews; plus the return of Best Coast!
  • Movies: Saint Frances thought it might be Premature to Swallow.
  • Books: Reviews; plus a trio of major memoirs.

SEX FILES

  • Why women pay for sex; and more.
  • Questions for the Queen: Medical stuff can make sex tough. By Dr. Carol Queen
  • One-Handed Read: Sleepless in Seoul. By Nora Harsh
  • Cosmic Vibes: Horoscopes for Spring 2020. By Emmalea Russo

THE BACK

  • Party Pix: Sweet snaps from the BUST Holiday Craftacular!
  • X Games: Miss Interpretation. By Tracy Bennett
  • The Last Laugh: Tammy gets a call. By Esther Pearl Watson

SUBSCRIBE NOW!