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Jameela Jamil's Advice For Dealing With Internet Trolls Is So Freaking Simple

By Lexi Williams
Jameela Jamil is basically a target for haters. As a body-image activist and a self-proclaimed "feminist-in-progress," the actor gets more than her fair share of naysayers, particularly on social media, where negativity runs rampant. But despite…

Lili Deserves A Round Of Applause For Her IG Story Slamming Photoshopping Apps

By Jessica Vacco-Bolaños
Lili Reinhart just went off on social media and fans should be so proud. The Riverdale actress posted a series of IG Stories in response to an ad she saw for a body-altering photo app, and people all over should take note. Lili Reinhart's Instagrams…

Demi Lovato Opened Up About Why She's Taking Her Time With New Music

By Hollee Actman Becker
In case you haven't been paying attention, Demi Lovato is living her best life lately, y'all. Not only did the "Sorry, Not Sorry" singer crush the Halloween costume game by stepping out as both Marie Antoinette and Pennywise the clown from It for…

5 Clues That Dating Apps Aren't A Good Match For You Right Now

By Corinne Sullivan
Full disclosure: I'm a firm supporter of dating apps. Yes, they can be overwhelming, and I encountered plenty of incompatible matches before I met my now-husband on Tinder, but I totally get that dating apps aren't for everyone. Many of my friends…

20 Sophie Turner Clapbacks That Were Brutal, But So True

By Brandy Robidoux
There's no denying that Sophie Turner wears a lot of crowns. Of her many identities, standouts include Sansa Stark, professional wine-chugger and, most importantly, clapback queen. Sophie knows sass better than the rest of us, and watching her dish…

Here's How Taking Nudes Helped Me Make Peace With My Stretch Marks

By Dayna Troisi
I noticed my stretch marks for the first time when I nonchalantly passing by my mirror naked, twirling around my new apartment. The Brooklyn sunlight was pouring through my carefully selected, overpriced silk curtains, and Lana Del Rey's voice was…

Forever 21 Responded To The Backlash Over Some Shoppers Receiving Atkins Bars With Their Orders

By Ariana Marsh
Over the past week or so, a popular clothing retailer has come under fire because of a freebie it sent out with some online orders, and despite the recent apology and explanation, the whole ordeal remains exceedingly cringe-worthy. Forever 21…

Pageantry Gave Me Lasting Body Image Issues, But I'm Still Glad I Did It

By Sarah Ellis
Standing under the bright stage lights, I feel the audience’s eyes on me. It’s an unsettling contrast — rows of fully clothed spectators watch me walk onstage in a red bikini as I compete in a local Miss America pageant in Nashville, Tennessee. I…

It's A "Hot Girl Summer" & Here's How 10 People Are Celebrating

By Caroline Colvin
You loved uncuffing season. Now, get ready for a "hot girl summer!" The season born from 24-year-old Houston rapper Megan Thee Stallion's catch phrase "real hot girl sh*t:" an umbrella term for anything a woman or femme does that's admirable, bold,…

Chrissy Teigen Clapped Back at Mommy-Shamers Judging Luna's First Dentist Visit

By Sade Spence
Chrissy Teigen is Mom of the Year in my book. She handles her haters with such ease and Chrissy Teigen's response to haters shaming Luna's dentist visit is the newest piece of pure gold. I'd categorize it under "unbothered." So here's what happened:…

'Chilling Adventures Of Sabrina' Fans Will Be Seeing A Lot More Nick Scratch In Season 3

By Dylan Kickham
Although Sabrina's mysterious warlock boyfriend Nicholas Scratch has been a major part of the first and second parts of Chilling Adventures of Sabrina's debut season, actor Gavin Leatherwood has actually on ever been credited as a recurring player.…

This Is Why Wedding Planning Can Be So Stressful, According To Science

By Korey Lane
If the hit rom-coms of the early 2000s have taught us anything, it's that weddings are seriously stressful to plan. Why do you think Katherine Heigl's friends in 27 Dresses constantly used her as a free wedding planner? It's a lot to deal with, but…

A New Study Shows People Are Masturbating Now More Than Ever Before

By Christy Piña
It's 2019, and somehow, it still feels like there's a stigma when it comes to masturbation. And because of the stigma surrounding sexual self-love, all of the benefits of masturbation can be easily overlooked. A new study took a deep dive into the…

Cardi B Canceled Her Concerts For A Pretty Concerning Reason

By Jamie LeeLo
One of the best parts about Cardi B is her total honesty, even when it comes to things like her body image and plastic surgery. From the beginning, she has been totally open about any and all procedures she's had in her life that have helped her…

Here's How To Tell If Your Relationship Is Healthy, Because It's Not Always Obvious

By Rebecca Strong
According to The Oxford Dictionary, the word “healthy” means in a good physical or mental condition, or normal, natural, and desirable. You probably know what it feels like when your body and mind are healthy. But what about your dating life? If…

Chrissy Teigen Opening Up About Her “New Normal” Weight Post-Pregnancy Is So Relatable

By Lara Walsh
When it comes to relatable celebrities, Chrissy Teigen easily takes the cake. In a society that pressures women to "bounce back" as quickly as possible after giving birth, the the mom-of-two isn't afraid to get real with her followers when it comes…

Sam Smith Came Out As Gender Non-Binary & His Quotes About It Are So Important

By Korey Lane
It takes a lot of guts to be true to yourself, whether that means accepting and loving your body just the way it is, or coming to terms with your sexuality. It can be daunting, but it's also so important. So, when notable celebrities open up and are…

There's A Reason Why Lana Condor Posts So Much Food On Her Insta Story & It's Not About Likes

By Jordan Bissell
Unless I'm photographing a spectacularly beautiful food like a 10-layer chocolate cake or a slice of pizza that seems almost impossibly cheesy, most of my attempts to Instagram food are met with groans from my friends. I get it, though. They're…

Experts Say Your Body Responds To Mindfulness In These 6 Fascinating Ways

By Annakeara Stinson
How many times has it been suggested that you start a mindfulness practice? For me, I'd say I'm cresting a million times, but that doesn't mean I've actually dipped my feet into the practice just yet. Maybe you're sick of hearing about it yourself,…

Instagram & NEDA's #ComeAsYouAre Campaign Encourages You To Tell Your Unfiltered Stories

By Julia Guerra
Trying to navigate an eating disorder, and understand where those emotions stem from, is difficult as it is. When you factor in social media, a place where life and bodies are often falsely represented, it can be even more challenging to establish…

Fans Are Sending Sam Smith All The Love After He Opened Up About His Body Image Struggles

By Julia Guerra
It can take a lot of courage for anyone to open up about their body image issues. Add just about over 11 million adoring fans hanging on your every word, and I can only imagine what it must feel like for a 26-year-old celebrity to be so candid about…

I'm A Virgin & An Adult Sex-Ed Class Helped Me See Sex & Religion In A New Light

By Bonnie Azoulay
At 24 years old, my life doesn’t revolve around the fact that I’ve never done the deed. Refraining from sex until my wedding night is mostly a given as a Jewish Modern Orthodox woman. I’ve never had to dispense any explanation to potential suitors…

I Went To A Women's Sex-Positivity Workshop & Learned One Majorly Reassuring Lesson

By Caroline Colvin
A little after 3 p.m. on a nippy Sunday in January, six women gathered in a small wooden house in Washington D.C. Light streamed in through the large front-room window, gently touching the black plastic folding chairs, the weathered wooden floors,…

A Sex Therapist Reveals What 'Sex Education' Gets Right & Wrong About The Job

By Sarah Ellis
Am I the only one who can’t get enough of Sex Education on Netflix? The British dramedy is full of adorable characters, cringe-worthy sexual encounters and just enough conflict to keep you on your toes. It’s one of those shows that brings you right…

8 Pieces Of Advice From Moms About Loving Yourself That Will Bring You To Tears

By Griffin Wynne
I have a button from the '70s that reads: "Every mother is a working mother" that I wear every single day on my coat. While I don't know from personal experience, the world has shown me that being a mom is tough stuff. In order to raise a child and…

Lili Reinhart's Look At The Golden Globes Will Convince You Ruffles Are Cool Again

By Theresa Massony
The 2019 Golden Globe Awards are officially upon us, meaning it's time for all of us to marvel at countless celebrity red carpet outfits that cost more than a down payment on a car — my favorite activity. All jokes aside, it's clear the fashion game…

Twitter Loves The Irony Of Trump's 'GOT' Poster Of Himself At A Cabinet Meeting

By Shelby Black
At this point, it seems that the line between fiction and reality has really started to blur. Well, these tweets about Trump's Game of Thrones poster at a Cabinet meeting on Jan. 2 prove that point even further. Winter may be coming, but drama is…

Jordyn Woods Said Exercise Helps Her Release Emotion & Those Are The Vibes I Need In 2019

By Jordan Bissell
I really dislike the beginning of a run. I'm either too hot or too cold, I struggle to find my pace, and it seems like every joint in my body suddenly decides to rebel. After about the first mile, though, comes the high. My feet and breath find a…

This Is How Seasonal Affective Disorder Can Affect Your Sex Life, According To Experts

By Theresa Holland
Yeah, it's the holiday season and all, but that doesn't mean you're feeling holly-jolly. It's not uncommon to feel low during the cold, dark months of the year. Seasonal affective disorder could be to blame, and it can make this season super…

Experts Say The Top Wellness Trend In 2019 Will Have Nothing To Do With BS Tips & Tricks

By Annakeara Stinson
There are so many trends and suggestions out there on how to "be well" and practice self-care — so many, in fact, that wellness can often, ironically, seem too difficult, time-consuming, expensive, and even exclusive to actually try. I mean, really,…