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I was always confused about my limited choices as a kid. Growing up with boy cousins, I remember wondering why I always had to be the pink Power Ranger, or the human girl from Ninja Turtles when we played with action figures. The only playscape I felt included in was Legos, and even still the main characters were mostly male, and they have become gendered in a way that limits the stories girls can tell during imaginative playtime.  Where are the ... Read More
In honor of International Women's Day (IWD) coming up this Saturday March 8th, Catapult - a crowd-funding website championing the empowerment of women and girls - created a series of photos as a part of a visual campaign depicting the growing global epidemic of sex slavery, child slavery, and child brides.  The campaign created mock magazine covers, nearly identical to the well-known pop-culture magazines we see stuffed into our newsstands.  These covers ... Read More
The Canadian city of Winnipeg is referred to as The Heart of the Continent. Not only is it located at the exact center point of North America, but it is undeniably a place with a lot of heart. To give you an idea of the elements that folks living in this Prairie city endured this winter, just check out the news coverage of this year’s chilling polar vortex. While many were grumbling and hustling from indoors to underground with frozen toes in a number of ... Read More
Come out for a night chock-full of prizes, dranks, and LOLs. A Is For and Babeland have teamed up to fundraise for women's health and reproductive rights and celebrate Babeland's 20th anniversary this Thursday! Co-founded by Martha Plimpton and Lizz Winstead, A Is For is a program with a mission to advocate for women's reproductive rights. Winstead will host hilarious comedians including Darbi Worley and Beth Lisick who will be sharing some amazing sex toy ... Read More
Pop Up Yoga NYC is exactly what it sounds like. People doing yoga wherever they can, poppin’ classes up all over New York. A park? Duh. A rooftop, a school, a market? You bet! The wellness initiative moves yoga out of the studio and into urban environments. With a mere $5 donation fee, these classes are a great way to shake up your yoga routine. Back in November, the organization teamed up with grassroots group Sandybaggers for a Staten Island relief ... Read More
Have you ever ziplined? It involves an invigorating slide on a line while holding onto a bar above your head. Have you ever ziplined naked? It involves, well, nudity. And for 100 women in British Columbia, it involves charity.   ZipZone Adventures is holding its second annual nude ziplining event June 21. Billed as ZipZone Naked 100, the zipline park hopes to enlist the help of 100 women to zipline in various stages of undress. Each participant is being ... Read More
Incredible illustrator and designer, BUST contributor, and all around rad dude, Mike Perry, wants to create your dream space—he just needs a little of your help to make it happen. Perry just launched a Kickstarter campaign for a new project, named after his recent book of collected works, called Wondering Around Wandering. The project will be a three-month free (!!) community exhibition and event space brimming with workshops, screenings, open ... Read More
  You’ve heard of the amazing things going on in Russia. Right? You’ve heard of the protests in Red Square and surprise show at the Cathedral of Christ the Savior in Moscow. I know you’ve seen images of these fiercely brave women dawning balaclava head gear and outfitted in neon. Well at least I hope so. Russian all girl punk band Pussy Riot has made headlines over the past couple of months with the guerilla style activist work and the ... Read More
Planned Parenthood of NYC’s 7th annual benefit, Summer, Sex & Spirits is tonight, July 25 at Hudson Terrace from 8-11 PM. Get tickets at the door for $50 this evening or you can still purchase them in advance here for $40. Or, for $75, you can enjoy the VIP champagne reception from 7-8 PM, which includes gift bags and cocktails on the Garden Terrace. Sip cool drinks from the all night open bar while enjoying music by Justine D and DJ Ayres, burlesque ... Read More
BUST Magazine is proud to be a sponsor of one of this summer's hottest fundraisers -- Summer, Sex, and Spirits, the 7th Annual Benefit for Planned Parenthood of New York City -- which takes place on Monday, July 25th from 8-11 PM at Hudson Terrace.The night will feature music by Justine D and DJ Ayres, burlesque performances by Calamity Chang and friends, naughty balloon art by Mistress B, and a silent auction with items from Christian Louboutin, Babeland, MoMa, ... Read More