BY Intern Julie in Feminizzle on Mar 24, 2011 |
In the wake of the unrest/civil war/revolution in Libya, a lot of media attention has been paid to the eccentricities of their four-decade long leader and tyrant, Moammar Gadhafi. He’s been garnering twitter hits for his wacky ways, his bizarre quotes, and of course, his inhumane ability to fire on his own citizens.
Adding to the long list of Gadhafi’s strange proclivities is his choice of personal protection: an all-female, lipsticked legion of ... Read More
BY Janelle in General on Mar 24, 2011 |
Child prostitution. Obviously a problem online, but who can we trust with the statistics to back it up? Interestingly enough, we definitely cannot trust the data produced from the Women’s Funding Network. On September 15th, claims made by chief program officer, Deborah Richardson forced Craigslist to shut down its adult section on their site. The Women’s Funding Network told legislators that juvenile prostitution has intensified at an ... Read More
BY Emilie Branch in Feminizzle on Mar 23, 2011 |
Chinese scientists have discovered that male mice bred without the chemical serotonin are attracted to other male mice, not females. This is the first time an isolated neurotransmitter has been easily linked to homosexuality. When serotonin is re-injected into the mice brains, they show a preference for females again.
Mice are not humans. The findings are interesting because they are so simple, mice that lack the gene necessary to produce serotonin will be ... Read More
BY Janelle in General on Mar 23, 2011 |
With great sadness here at BUST HQ, we say goodbye to one of Hollywood’s leading ladies. Elizabeth Taylor died early this morning at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California from congestive heart failure at the age of 79. An amazing ally of many works including Israeli causes and AIDS research, as well as a huge spokesperson to the LGBT community in the movement towards equality. The glamorous Elizabeth made huge contributions both ... Read More
BY Janelle in Style File on Mar 23, 2011 |
Ari Seth Cohen brings his blog, Advanced Style, to life today on Nowness.com. He has roamed the streets of New York City in search of the most stylish older women, speaking to “silver-haired confidence.” The short film features fashion icon Iris Apfel, “Off Broadway” owner Lynn Dell, and Alice Carey, fashion extraordinaire/writer. Filmmaker, Lina Plioplyte and Ari Cohen remind us to not be afraid of aging, proving that our personal ... Read More