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My first interaction with military culture was in high school, when lots of my friends signed up for the JROTC program. It was cool to see them marching in the early mornings with the flag, dressed in their crisp tan uniforms. My young feminist self loved to see my girlfriends doing drills, out running among the athletic boys. I thought that the military had a culture of equality, and I thought that soldiers didn't go to war to necessarily protect the nationalist ... Read More
In repulsive news of the day, The Game, formerly of 50 Cent’s G-Unit, spat on female fans in Australia: You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this video The allegedly grown-ass man leaned over a railing and spat on a couple of curious fans, bringing to mind the question, "Who the hell does this idiot think he is?" Of course, this isn't his first offense; gossip site Necole Bitchie (sigh) confirms that he and his crew are notoriously disrespectful ... Read More
My nails were lookin’ mad depressed 'til Callie--BUST's Crafty Lady and nail-art enthusiast-- asked me if I wanted to test out these new NCLA nail wraps (for those not in the nail know, wraps are enamel stickers that can be applied to the nails). Egyptian symbols in pink designed by Melody Ehsani?  Gimme NOW.  The thing is, I am really lazy, and in true South Florida girl manner, I never do my own nails. I cannot perform the left handed acrobatics ... Read More
As you are making your plans to celebrate Women’s History Month this March, make sure you tell all your friends that your Saturday nights are booked.  “Her Take,” a blend of remarkable films by women, will be presented every Saturday this March at 8 pm eastern time on the Documentary Channel (DOC).  In an industry that is so often not unkind to women filmmakers, it is beyond beautiful that he Documentary channel is taking the month to ... Read More
  I love Florence + The Machine. BUST loves Florence, too; she was on the cover of our Jun/Jul 2011 “Women Who Rock” issue.  Actually, at this point in her career it is safe to say that everyone loves Florence + the Machine. “Shake it Out,” the first single off  her latest album Ceremonials, has 10 million-plus views on YouTube-- if you're not one of the 10 million who have seen it, watch it now: You need to a ... Read More