The Lunagals over at Lunapads commit themselves to helping women fight against pollution, save $$$ and just be healthier all around, one period at a time.  They offer reusable pads and diva cups as an alternative to tampons.  We are big supporters of them here at BUST and would love to help them spread the word that their IS another option ladies!!!   Here is a new video from their website: You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view ... Read More
The Colour of Beauty is a short documentary that follows aspiring model, Renee Thompson, as she attempts to take on New York City's fashion industry.  The video uncovers that the fashion industry still lacks true diversity.  Designers and casting agents still believe that black women won't sell magazines, products or clothing.   From casting calls where black models are told not to even bother to the horrendous scrutinization of their slightly ... Read More

Ur-ine Love

BY Web Intern in Crafty |

This charming, illustrated bladder was drawn by I Heart Guts, a company that creates whimsical cartoon organs with a mission of love for our bodies and their bits. It gets better- you can now wear your organs now as an accessory too. And who can deny the sarcastic jargon that comes with recognizing our bodies? Urine for a treat with this golden gem.  So next time you’re hating your bladder for that painful UTI which never seems to go away; let this ... Read More
Interested in hearing about life, love, money and sex from past and present professionals in the sex industry?  Sex Worker Literati is a monthly reading/performance series spawned from the book Hos, Hookers, Call Girls, and Rent Boys: Professionals Writing on Life, Love, Money, and Sex. Sex workers, former sex workers, and people who have worked in the sex industry come together to read and perform their stories, showcasing the diversity of the business ... Read More

Tweet 4 Panties

BY Web Intern in General |

Knickers, panties, britches, drawers, underwear, intimates, lingerie, undies, unmentionables. If there’s one thing I like, it’s new underwear. Nothing beats the feeling of sliding on a brand spanking new pair. However, in some parts of the world the small things that we take for granted, such as underwear, are considered luxuries. Some women are not able to afford intimates, or they may be only able to afford second-hand/used undergarments. Just ... Read More
This English folk collective of drinking buddies wraps up their fourth album, …And Then We Saw Land, on Thrill Jockey Records.  With an adventurous and open spirit from the members’ travels, the group keeps experimenting, with every record different from the last. Their latest has been described as “Epic Folk Disco Brass Magnificent,” filled with awesome choruses and cheerful tunes. They’re full of surprises! Check out the ... Read More
This Saturday in NYC the Humble Art Foundation and Affirmation Arts present their second edition of 31 Women in Art Photography. The five-week exhibition showcases a variety of new talent gathered from open submissions. Be intrigued, be very intrigued! When: On view from Saturday, March 6 - Saturday, April 10 2010 Where: Affirmation Arts 523 W. 37th Street New York, NY 10018 (212) 925.0092 For more info and to rsvp check out: ... Read More
An article on Jezebel, got me thinking about the affect MAD MEN mania may have on our culture. In a blurb about a recent study from the UK newspaper, The Telegraph (regarding the shocking treatment of modern secretaries), Jezebel posted a picture of the gals from Mad Men. Though Jez didn't explain the choice in photography, it is clear when one thinks of a misogynistic office environment, one thinks of our favorite ad agency, Sterling Cooper. During the Mad Men ... Read More

This Woman Rocks

BY Web Intern in General |

In a time where the economy is in the dump and horrendous news stories keep popping up (15 year old gang rape outside school?!), there is a woman who is perking people up with her never-ending determination.Lan Yin Tsai, 84, bikes 150 miles (in a straight shot) for multiple sclerosis research every year. Donning a dress and high heels, which is her normal biking outfit, Tsai is a staple at the annual City to Shore ride in New Jersey and is a symbol of hope ... Read More

Hot Mormon Muffins?!

BY Web Intern in General |

Oh goodness, you'll either find this calendar chuckle-worthy and silly or find its use of female sexuality to show another side of the Mormon faith loathsome. From the creators of the Men on a Mission calendar, which features attractive-ish, shirtless Mormon missionaries who have served on full-time missions for their church, comes a calendar with 'twelve beautiful Mormon mothers posing in kitschy vintage pin-up style.' If that wasn't enough for you, each ... Read More
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