BY debbie in General on Aug 27, 2009 |
Like everyone here at BUST, Courtney Love's got a crush on currrent cover gal Diablo Cody, as she revealed in a couple of recent twitpics she posted:Hey Courtney: how much more could we love you? None. We could love you none ... Read More
BY Libby Zay in General on Aug 25, 2009 |
What happens when you smoke your nearest rival in the 800-meter dash by 2.45 seconds? If you're a woman, your gender comes into question.
Long teased for her ''boyish'' looks, South African runner Caster Semenya has heard comments about her appearance her entire life. After winning a gold medal at the world athletics championships, the slim hipped, broad shoulder, muscular athlete is now being forced to take a ''gender verification test.'' The ... Read More
BY Laurie in General on Aug 19, 2009 |
In early 2009, our good friends Carol Ann Gleason, Founder and Director of Stimulus Projects and NYC-based Photographer Danielle St. Laurent teamed up to launch the Geo-Girls Citizen Journalism Program at the Kibera Girls Soccer Academy in Nairobi, Kenya. The Geo-Girls Program provides media equipment (laptops and cameras) and media training to 24 of the girl students of the Kibera Girls Soccer Academy which links the girls through monthly media projects ... Read More
BY Libby Zay in General on Aug 17, 2009 |
Who says big girls don't cry? A recently-released--not to mention pointless--poll estimates that women who live to age 78 will cry for 16 months of their life. That's 12,000 hours of your precious time wasted sobbing away!
Okay, okay... I'm a pretty sensitive lady. I'm not ashamed to admit that I was more than a little bleary eyed during my last break up, and I'm always sure to have Kleenex handy when Homeward Bound is replayed on TV (come on, ... Read More
BY Libby Zay in General on Aug 13, 2009 |
What's in a name? Apparently, a lot more people get heated up about the issue than you might think. Although far from a new debate, a recent study reports that 71% of Americans think women should take their spouses name after marriage. Half of the respondents said the act should be a legal requirement. Um, does the idea of individual choice apply to our individuality?
The study, by the Center for Survey Research at Indiana ... Read More