BY Laurel Walsh in General on Jun 12, 2013 |
Is this the end of the "man bike"...? And why are bicycles gendered anyhow?
Since the beginning of time for the bicycle (1817!) bikes have had genders, and dudes have rolled around on frames made specifically for their manly selves. Officials in the Netherlands say the age-old male bike design is straight up dangerous, and want man bikes off the road.
The problem: standard men’s frames have a horizontal crossbar. That’s the “top ... Read More
BY Laurel Walsh in General on Jun 06, 2013 |
Tonight's the night!
If you're in NYC and looking to unwind, join us in the East Village at Heathers! The BUST team'll be there from 6:30 to 8:30, dancing (and yes, drinking) our cares away to DJ Sheila B's retro jamz. You can mention BUST at the bar for your choice of drink specials, and nab some free magazines while you're at it.
Everyone is welcome! Just make sure you're over 21.
506 E. 13th St. (at Ave. A)
New York, ... Read More
BY Laurel Walsh in Feminizzle on Jun 06, 2013 |
They're strong. They're fierce. They're CARRYING GIANT LOGS WITH THEIR BARE HANDS. Look at these women!
The Lumberjills were a crew of awesome outdoorsladies who pushed up their sleeves, pulled up their britches, and chopped wood on the U.K. countryside while men were at war. In 1942 these riveting Rosies were inaugurated into Brit forces as the Women’s Land Army and the Women’s Timber Corps.At it's peak the Corps had about 6,000 women enrolled, many ... Read More
BY Laurel Walsh in Eat Me on Jun 06, 2013 |
Oh baby. Today in products you didn’t ask for, a specialty lollipop company called Lollyphile has “candified” the unique flavor of breast milk into wee lollies. You might be thinking, ‘hey – I have all my teeth and no longer wear diapers - this ain’t for me!’ But stop right there! Step one for enjoying these suckers is to turn off your brain.
“Any company can make up nostalgic flavors,” says Jason Darling, the ... Read More
BY Laurel Walsh in Feminizzle on Jun 05, 2013 |
There have been far too many heartbreaking stories about women denied abortions this year. ONE is too many, and Savita Halappanivar’s death easily stands alone as a reason never to block a woman’s access to the healthcare she wants and needs.
The story of Beatriz* in El Salvador brings more sad news: after being denied an abortion Beatriz knew she wanted, her baby has died. The newborn girl had no brain and various other health problems, ... Read More