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“You can’t be what you can’t see.” Marie Wilson's famous words ring through all industries and careers, even those of artists. There has been great discussion lately in regard to women’s portrayal in the media both on the screen and from behind the screen. Now, women within comics and illustration are coming together to address their presence in the industry and how female protagonists are portrayed. Strong Female Protagonists is a ... Read More
 Oh my god. OH MY GOD. Please, I’m begging you all, take a minute out of your day and watch J-Lo’s new video, even if you’re one of those people that hasn’t even heard about her in such a long time that you’re under the impression that she’s still the "–nnifer" part of the once infamous Bennifer. If you have absolutely no idea what I’m talking about, good, because I’m so excited I’m pretty sure ... Read More
I couldn't know less about the concept of Pi, except for the fact that it's infinite. However, what I do know for sure, is that Pi day should not be celebrated without honoring the pioneering women who made major contributions to the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) fields. Feminism and feminists have been integral to technology innovation, but somehow that history is often overlooked. Though the work of these awesome ladies had a hand in ... Read More
   Are you a kick-ass lady? Wanna nosh, drink, and exchange ideas with similarly kick-ass ladies? Here’s your chance! The Lady Project, a Providence-based organization for female entrepreneurs and curious, creative women, is hosting its second annual Lady Project Summit on Saturday, April 12, 2014.    Last year’s Summit, which featured BUST co-founder Debbie Stoller as its keynote speaker, ruled super-hard. You won’t want ... Read More
Yesterday Czech director and screenwriter, Věra Chytilová (often called the “first lady of Czech cinema”) died at the age of 85. She left behind a legacy of 20 feature films. Ms. Chytilová was the first female director to gather attention in her country, and a pioneering contributor to the 1960’s New Wave of Czechoslovakian cinema. Ms. Chytilová was especially controversial because of her ... Read More