The Guardian posts an interesting statement this morning: Iceland may be the most feminist country in the world. This accolade comes on the heels of a new law in Iceland banning strip clubs, topless bars, and the like—it would ban any business from profiting from the nudity of its employees. Iceland is a tiny country with a population of roughly 320,000—smaller than any US State—and, while it stands to reason that they may not have that many ... Read More
Peaches, our favorite gender-bending electroclash musician recently featured in our June/July '09 issue, has collaborated with Shunda K on the song "Billionaire" off of her current album I Feel Cream.  Never a stranger to costumes, they recorded a video for the song that is a wild, raunchy take on "The Wizard of Oz."  Take a look:These two have a lot on their plates lately, with Peaches winning "Electronic Artist of the Year" at the 10th annual ... Read More
In a time when feminism has become a dirty word, it's promising to see a surge of female positivity and action cropping up in other areas of the world.  The United Kingdom is seeing an uptake in the amount of women organizing for feminist causes, as well as more media focus on issues regarding feminism. Just this month, the third annual Million Women Rise march had an estimated 8,000 people marching to celebrate International Women's Day, a new website aimed ... Read More
The Girl Scouts of America introduced a bill to Congress today that would establish a national task force to develop guidelines to promote positive images of girls and women in the media. The bill, called the Healthy Media for Youth Act (H.R. 4925), is part of the Girl Scouts efforts to engage the government around health and well-being issues that affect young girls.  The legislation encompasses media literacy programs, research on the effect of media on ... Read More
Tracy Morgan, BUST's April/May cover man is performing tonight through Sunday at the iconic Comedy Club Caroline's on Broadway. The hilarious 30 Rock and former SNL star is a "special engagement" at Caroline's,  and the main squeeze of the "Men We Love" issue. The best part is copies of the new issue will be available for FREE, before it even hits the newsstands on every table at the club! Attendees will get to take home a copy of Tracy in BUST, and see him ... Read More