Lilli Petersen

Donald Trump's Twitter Attack On Brett Kavanaugh's Accuser Is Seriously Not OK

ByLilli Petersen
When it comes to sexual assault allegations, victim blaming is never in style. President Donald Trump doesn't seem to have gotten the memo, though. On the morning of Friday, Sept. 21, Trump tweeted out an attack on the woman who accused Supreme…

Anderson Cooper Is Not Here For Donald Trump Jr.'s Tweet About Him

ByLilli Petersen
Donald Trump Jr. has recently been entertaining himself on Twitter by attacking the press, which he has accused of treating his father, President Donald Trump, unfairly. But it looks like this time he picked the wrong target because Anderson Cooper…

Here Are The Powerful Memories 5 Millennial Women Have Of 9/11 & Its Aftermath

ByLilli Petersen
If you want to ask a millennial where they were on 9/11, everyone has a story. No matter where you were, if you or your family were personally affected or not, everyone remembers — it's our generation's where were you when JFK was shot. Everyone can…

Brett Kavanaugh Called Birth Control An Abortion-Inducing Drug, Which, No

ByLilli Petersen
Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court confirmation hearings have been a wild ride from the start. After starting off the questioning sessions by refusing to say whether or not he considered the legal right to abortion irrevocable, he followed up with some…

Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court Confirmation Hearing Got Off To A Wild Start

ByLilli Petersen
After the arguments and debates about the nomination of U.S. Circuit Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, it's probably no surprise that his confirmation hearing on Tuesday, Sept. 4 was going off the rails within an hour of its start. Between…

Donald Trump Shared A Sympathetic Message About John McCain's Death

ByLilli Petersen
On Saturday, Aug. 25, the office of Arizona Senator John McCain announced that the senator had died after a yearlong fight with brain cancer. McCain had been diagnosed with glioblastoma, an aggressive form of brain cancer, in July 2017, and…

Here's What We Know About Whether Paul Manfort Could Be Re-Tried In Court

ByLilli Petersen
Aug. 21 has not been a good day for associates of President Donald Trump, as in short order both his personal attorney and his former campaign manager were either found guilty or pled guilty to multiple federal charges. But at least one of them…

Ivanka Trump's Comments On The Family Separation Policy Are Quite An Understatement

ByLilli Petersen
Ivanka Trump has positioned herself as the more reasonable voice within her father's administration, but sometimes she seems more reasonable than other times. And this doesn't seems to be one of her best moments. During an interview at an Axios 360…

This Picture Of Donald Trump Jr. & His Girlfriend Is So Awkward, I Can't Handle It

ByLilli Petersen
When you start a relationship, it's only natural that you want to take as many pics as possible to show off your new bae. I mean, you think they're the best thing since sliced bread, so everyone else will too? Well, maybe remember that no matter how…

US Gymnasts Simone Biles & Ashton Locklear Shared Moving Words About Surviving Abuse

ByLilli Petersen
The USA Gymnastics scandal is one of the most awful, troubling, and downright heartbreaking sports scandals that America has been subject to, period. After it was revealed that Team USA doctor Larry Nassar had been using his position to sexually…

Betsy DeVos Wants To Cut These Student Debt Relief Plans, & Here's What You Can Do

ByLilli Petersen
With everything that's been going on in the Trump administration, the student debt crisis can almost feel like a side note. But for everyone struggling with student loans, well — your lenders never forget, and neither do you. Which is why it might…

If You Want To Know What Trump's Saying To World Leaders, You May Be Disappointed

ByLilli Petersen
President Donald Trump's interactions with international leaders have always been a wild ride, but according to this new report, it's about to be a very silent one. The White House has stopped releasing calls with world leaders, according to CNN,…

Fans Are Sending Demi Lovato Emotional Words Of Support After Her Reported Overdose

ByLilli Petersen
Brace yourself, this is not good news. On Tuesday, July 24, Demi Lovato was reportedly hospitalized after a reported heroin overdose, according to TMZ. If the story is true, it's terrible news for the star, who has openly struggled with addiction…

Taylor Swift Did A Whole Concert In The Rain & It Was Just Like One Of Her Videos

ByLilli Petersen
If you want to do a giant show in an open-air stadium, you've gotta hope the weather plays nice — and even if you're Taylor Swift, sometimes you're going to be disappointed. On Saturday, July 21, the pop queen got a damp surprise when heavy rain…

This Millennial Woman Is Fighting Human Trafficking With The Skill You'd Least Expect

ByLilli Petersen
A lot of little girls grow up dreaming of changing the world. And some little girls grow into women who actually do it — with whatever tools they have available. Women like, say, Dr. Davina Durgana, a millennial statistician who's using her skills…

Amazon's Prime Day Crash Has Everyone Freaking & The Tweets Are Gold

ByLilli Petersen
Amazon Prime Day comes only once a year, so get those online shopping fingers ready. Or, not? Because as of about 3:30 p.m. ET on July 16, or just half an hour into the beginning of Prime Day 2018, it appeared that the Amazon website and app had…

Hillary Clinton Got Real Shady About Donald Trump's Meeting With Vladimir Putin

ByLilli Petersen
Listen, 2018 has been a trying year so far, but there have been some bright spots. Like, say, Hillary Clinton's increasingly IDGAF attitude about commenting on public issues. It's like after a lifetime in the public eye she's really coming to…

Donald Trump's Tweet About The World Cup Went In A Very Ironic Direction

ByLilli Petersen
Donald Trump has had... let's just call it an "interesting time" on the international stage of late. Between arguing with other NATO leaders and setting up a controversial meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Trump has been upending…

Before You Rush Out For An Anti-Trump IUD, Read This

ByLilli Petersen
Kelly Baden, 39, the director of reproductive rights at the State Innovation Exchange, got her IUD in January of 2017 — "right after the inauguration," she tells me in an interview for Elite Daily. Working as an advocate for reproductive rights, she…

Mike Pence Weighed In On The Supreme Court & Abortion Rights & It's Not Reassuring

ByLilli Petersen
Mike Pence is not exactly a feminist dreamboat. The vice president is already known for his right-wing, anti-abortion views, and apparently, nothing has changed since he took office. Mike Pence's comment about abortion and the Supreme Court is just…