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I Felt Like The Third Wheel To My Boyfriend & His True Love, Bernie Sanders

By Mary Anderson
I should’ve noticed the red flags from his very first date idea. Gregory*, the activist I matched with on OKCupid around Halloween 2015, during my first semester of graduate school, suggested we attend a political event together. I don’t remember if…

Protesters At The July 31 Democratic Debate Were Calling Out These Issues

By Shelby Black
When it comes to the game of politics, there's always one moment that makes you go "wow," and not always in a good way. When the second night of the Democratic 2020 presidential debates kicked off on Wednesday, July 31, everyone was ready to see…

Here's Everything 'OITNB' Fans Need To Remember About Taystee

By Dylan Kickham
Orange Is the New Black's seventh and final season is airing soon, and since this will be the last look at the lives of the Litchfield inmates, it promises to be the most emotional season yet. The ensemble series is known for juggling various…

Megan Rapinoe & Sue Bird’s Relationship Timeline Will Make You Yell #GOOOALS

By Griffin Wynne
If you're just getting into the iconic, four-time Women's World Cup-winning United States Women's National Soccer Team (USWNT), I'll spare you the condescending ,"I liked them before they were cool" and just welcome you to the party. If you aren't…

Bella Hadid's Kiss With A Robot In A Calvin Klein Ad Is Getting Backlash For A Big Reason

By Kelli Boyle
Calvin Klein is in some hot water after the brand released an ad portraying a queer relationship between two women: Bella Hadid, a woman who has never said she is queer, and Lil Miquela, a robot. Yes, you read that correctly. The two women kiss in…

When I Tried Dating Apps For The First Time, Men's Racist Comments Drove Me Away

By Shanell McKinnie
For years, I avoided online dating. Why would I subject myself to this vicious cycle of validation and rejection just to get ghosted? Instagram was already doing a great job of satisfying my millennial need for approval. But a few months ago, after…

Ariana Grande Is Getting Political On Her 'Sweetener' Tour With This Awesome Move

By Chelsea Stewart
Going to see Ariana Grande on her Sweetener tour? Lucky you, because not only are you in to hear an amazing setlist, but you can also get registered to vote. You heard me, people — you can get registered to vote at Ariana Grande's Sweetener tour,…

A Couples Therapist Shares How To Disagree With Your SO On Politics Without Breaking Up

By Hannah Schneider
The best relationships can challenge you and help you grow. When it you and your significant other being on the same team, there are a lot of aspects to take into consideration. One such factor are your political beliefs, which can be significant…

5 Famous Football Couples That Aren't Tom Brady Or Gisele Bündchen, But Are Still Total #Touchdowns

By Rebecca Strong
Football and romance are not exactly two words you often hear in the same conversation, but hear me out: Believing in your team with an unconditional, unbending loyalty is not unlike a relationship. Not to mention, the sport requires teamwork,…

The Theme Of The 2019 Women's March Is All About Building Power

By Chelsea Stewart
This time last year, more than one million people descended into their streets to participate in the Women's March. The 2018 event, themed “Power to the Polls," was all about getting people out and registered to vote, which seemingly inspired…

These 4 Millennials Who Changed Their Political Party Explain Why It Matters To Them

By Shelby Black
With the November midterm elections quickly coming to their finale, people all over the nation are speaking out about how much impact this election cycle could have on the country. Although political party affiliation may not impact the voting…

This 'OITNB' Season 7 Theory About Taystee Will Make True Crime Fans Very Happy

By Dylan Kickham
It has only been a few days since the sixth season of Orange Is the New Black dropped on Netflix, but since all 13 new episodes came in one binge-able package, hardcore fans have already moved on to theorizing about what Season 7 has in store. And…

Danielle Brooks Has A Message To Fans About Taystee's Ending On 'OITNB' Season 6

By Alana Altmann
There are a lot of Orange Is the New Black questions swirling in the brains of fans right now. Some of them could see uplifting answers (maybe Piper will write her memoir after all) and some of them make way for potentially bleak realities. Warning:…

Taystee's Trial On 'Orange Is The New Black' Season 6 Introduces A New Social Issue

By Dylan Kickham
Season 6 of Orange Is the New Black takes one inmate from the prison to the courtroom in one of the standout arcs of the new run of episodes. Tasha "Taystee" Jefferson has become one of the most prominent players among the Litchfield women in the…

The Reason 'UnREAL's Final Season Was So Good Was Because They Got Rid Of This Character

By Dylan Kickham
UnREAL has been a rollercoaster ride throughout its run, but it ended on a high note with its deliciously dramatic fourth and final season. And there was one big change that made the farewell season so much more fun than past seasons: no more…

Harry Styles Said "We're All A Little Gay" At His Concert & Now I'm More In Love With Him

By Tara Martinez
It was already a well-known fact that Harry Styles is a proud LGBTQ ally, but certainly drove that fact home at his last concert. On Saturday, July 14, the 24-year-old singer took his message of allyship and equality to the stage at The Forum in Los…

Trump Tweeted Support For Tomi Lahren Following A Bar Incident

By Joseph Milord
In between tweets accusing American intelligence agencies of conspiring against his 2016 presidential campaign, the president tweeted about something marginally unrelated to politics: Tomi Lahren. President Donald Trump shouted out the Fox News host…

Meet The Millennial Behind Your Favorite '90s-Inspired Instagram Account

By Amanda Fama
In a post-Kardashian world, every millennial thinks they have what it takes to go viral, but few consider what that online fame actually looks like in a person's daily life. In Elite Daily's new series Life Behind The Likes, we speak with the people…

Tomi Lahren Weighed In On Kanye’s Latest Comments & One Point Actually Makes Sense

By Joseph Milord
If you were doubting that 2018 has it all, consider this: conservative commentator Tomi Lahren has become a voice of reason, in a conversation about Kanye West. Not the voice, mind you, just a voice, but it's worth noting nonetheless. On the…

Kanye West Tweeted About Donald Trump & It's A Lot To Take In

By Alexandra Svokos
There's been a lot happening on Twitter ever since Kanye West rejoined the platform this month. One of the most intriguing aspects has been West's hints about his political leanings, which reignited a collective curiosity about if Kanye West…

Kanye West's Tweets Are Making Conservatives Happy & It's A Real Trip

By Nick Ciccone
Kanye West has aroused suspicion about his political leanings ever since President Donald Trump was elected. The world-renowned rapper and music producer rejoined Twitter last week, and that same suspicion became even arous-ier. Kanye West's tweets…

Barack Obama Praised The Parkland Students With Some Really Powerful Words

By Nick Ciccone
Time magazine published its annual list of the world's most influential people on Thursday, April 19. In it, the Parkland, Florida students-cum-gun-reform activists got a pretty high-profile shoutout. President Barack Obama praised the Parkland…

Starbucks Will Close All Locations For One Day Following Racial Profiling Incident

By Bernadette Deron
Starbucks has been getting some negative attention in the media lately. After an incident where two Black men were arrested inside a Philadelphia location of the chain after an employee called the police, the company announced on April 17 that…

Black Women Candidates Are Poised To Change Congress In 2018 — EXCLUSIVE

By Hannah Golden
I call the psychologist's cell phone but get her voicemail. The parting words on the message are the last thing I'd expect to hear from a Congressional candidate: "Stay hype!" It's a refreshing break from dense politics talk, but Dr. Adia McClellan…

5 Ways To Make Over Your Next First Date Experience, As Inspired By 'Queer Eye'

By Annie Foskett
I quite like the Netflix reboot of Queer Eye, which makes me the rule, not the exception. It's great (fab) television. (Except for the flippant manner in which a Black Lives Matter/Blue Lives Matter resolution is forced in Episode 3.) Mostly, Queer…

Dionne From 'Clueless' Isn't Running For Congress Anymore & "Whatever!"

By Chelsea Stewart
Long before Donald Trump was president, he was a savvy businessman and fierce reality star. So, of course, when he was elected into office with little political experience, increasing amounts of celebrities opted to try their hands at politics.…

Black Parkland Students Are Speaking Out About Being "Thoroughly Underrepresented"

By Joseph Milord
In the aftermath of the Feb. 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, students from the school have been the subject of a nationally televised town hall, the cover of magazines, a nationwide march, and primetime news…

The First Details About ‘Queer Eye’ Season 2 Are Here & It’s Coming Sooner Than You Think

By Dylan Kickham
Did you all hear the good news? Queer Eye is officially coming back for a second season! Netflix's hit makeover series will have more episodes for you to binge soon enough, and now the network is spilling a bunch of crucial new details about what…

Tomi Lahren Reportedly Kicked Her Dog For Interrupting A TV Appearance, & WTF

By Shelby Black
Here's some news to dampen your day. According to TMZ reports, television personality Tomi Lahren kicked her dog for interrupting her interview with Fox and Friends. Pun intended when I say, woof. Lahren posted a video on March 14 of her berating…

Common & Andra Day Performed At The Oscars & The Video Is Beyond Powerful

By Kristen Perrone
The most powerful moments of the Oscars can often be the musical performances from Best Original Song nominees. Musicians tend to deliver extremely emotional performances, as if the impact of what they've achieved has finally hit them in that moment…