BY Erika W. Smith in General on Nov 15, 2012 |
Looks like the Senate bathrooms might need a makeover.
Newly reelected Minnesota Democrat Amy Klobuchar recently spoke about one consequence of having a record number of women senators: a line in the bathroom.
“For the first time, we had a traffic jam in the women’s senator’s bathroom,” she said. “There were five women in there. There’s only two stalls! And I’m not going to say who — that would be really bad for ... Read More
BY Intern Mimi in General on Nov 14, 2012 |
NPR recently reported a fascinating story about Susannah Cahalan—a 24 year old reporter and book reviewer for the New York Post—who experienced mysterious and debilitating symptoms for a month before being diagnosed with a rare autoimmune disease. Her symptoms, which included erratic behavior, numbness, sensitivity to light, and paranoia, prompted Dr. Souhel Najjar to ask Cahalan to draw a picture of a clock on a piece of paper. She drew ... Read More
BY Erika W. Smith in General on Nov 14, 2012 |
The United Nations has a message: access to contraception is a human right that will save lives and more than $11 billion in health costs, as well as help remove gender inequalities around the world.
The United Nations Population Fund recently released The State of the World Population 2011 report, titled “By Choice, Not By Chance.” The 140-page report argues for greater accessibility to family planning and contraception. Currently, 222 million ... Read More
BY Bridgette Miller in General on Nov 14, 2012 |
Feeling nostalgic for the sleepovers of your youth?
Wish you could spend some quality time with your girlfriends and a great movie?
We've got the party for you!
Tonight at Videology in Brooklyn, BUST Magazine is proud to present the first installment of PAJAMARAMA!, an ongoing series of classic slumber party films selected by super cool women of note. It's the grown-up slumber party you've been dreaming of: drinks, dancing, and a fierce flick from a bygone era. ... Read More
BY Intern Mimi in Feminizzle on Nov 14, 2012 |
Last week, in a New York Times article, Neil Genzlinger made some hilariously scary points about NickMom—the new block of mostly scripted shows on Nick Jr. He blames the decline of males on the constant availability of sports shows (thanks to ESPN) and fears that the same might happen to women now that Nick Jr. is offering a mindless alternative to reading, working, and doing other tasks that might advance the human race.
Although the article has a ... Read More