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21 Songs About Loving Yourself That Need To Be On Your Playlist

By Michele Mendez
Let's do an exercise: Take out your party playlist and count the number of love songs on there. Now, count how many of those songs are about catching feelings for someone else. The answer: Probably a majority of them... which is just not acceptable.…

5 Tips For Coming Out To Your Roommate & Feeling At Home In Your Home

By Griffin Wynne
For a lot of queer people (myself 100% included), coming out can be a multi-step process. Like, "more steps than building an IKEA shelving unit" level kind of process. From sharing with your friends and family to telling teachers or coworkers,…

7 Tips For Coming Out To Your Parents, Because It Can Be A Tough Convo

By Griffin Wynne
Let me tell you, coming out to my parents as "pansexual non-binary" was more confusing than trying to do my taxes for the first time (which, BTW, I gravely messed up). No matter how close you are with your folks, talking to them about your gender…

This Is How Weightlifting Improved My Sexual Confidence

By Hannah Schneider
I've always been aware of how much space I take up in a room. Growing up, I had a distorted relationship with my body, often comparing myself to others. For a long time, my height and size made me wish I was invisible, but that all changed when I…

Nothing Can Dull The Shine Of These 3 Zodiac Signs The Week Of August 12

By Roya Backlund
Ah, Leo season. It marks a time when the sun is powering you with radiance and strength, and your heart is burning with romance and creativity. No one can deny your strength during this time — and if they do, it doesn't matter because you know your…

Jameela Jamil Went Off On Piers Morgan For Criticizing Meghan's British 'Vogue' Issue

By Jamie LeeLo
I've said it once and I'll say it again — Jameela Jamil for president. The Good Place actress has made it her life's work to reverse body-shaming behaviors and societal norms and call out anyone (and I mean anyone) who enforces it. This includes…

Lady Gaga's Haus Beauty Will Have Affordable Prices & Inclusive Shade Ranges, So I'm Ready To Stan

By Bella Gerard
Attention, all Little Monsters! With every day that passes, fans are getting treated to more and more information regarding what's in Lady Gaga's Haus Beauty line and when it launches, and TBH, I couldn't be more excited. I'm so ready for this brand…

Here's Everything We Know About How To Get Lady Gaga's New Beauty Line

By Bella Gerard
After years of patiently waiting for Lady Gaga to drop the next big thing in beauty, the much-anticipated brand is almost ready for its grand debut: Lady Gaga's Haus Laboratories line is launching on Amazon, and fans couldn't be more ready for the…

Yikes, July 8 Is Going To Be A Tough Week These Signs

By Roya Backlund
Look, July 2019 is a month I think every astrologer has been warning you about. You're coming away from a transformative solar eclipse in Cancer, which is still working its way through your heart and demanding you make a change. You're dealing with…

Mars In Leo Will Help You Take The Spotlight & Love Yourself

By Roya Backlund
Are you ready to unleash your inner lion and let it roar? Prepared to discover an entirely new level of your personality? It's time to indulge in creativity, walk with confidence, and fall madly and passionately in love with yourself because Mars in…

Zendaya's Quotes About Confidence Will Make You Feel So Seen

By Sade Spence
Actor, dancer, singer extraordinaire Zendaya is incredibly wise beyond her years. While she's well-known for getting her start on Disney Channel's Shake It Up!, starring in blockbuster hits (*cough* Spider-Man: Far From Home *cough*), and owning New…

Your Full Moon In Sagittarius Horoscope Is Calling You Into The Unknown

By Roya Backlund
There's nothing like a full moon to pull at your heartstrings, enchant your universe, and remind you that you are alive. No matter how chaotic or messy a full moon can be, there's something about it that stokes your fire and reveals the raw and…

These 3 Zodiac Signs Will Feel So Enchanted This Week

By Roya Backlund
It's the last week of Gemini season, so make it count. This zodiac sign is all about letting loose, opening your eyes, saying what's on your mind, and keeling over in laughter. It only makes sense the last week of this season would be so jam-packed…

The Best Song To Listen To Before A Date, Based On Your Zodiac Sign

By Rachel Shatto
I am true believer in the hype song. Whether it’s hitting the gym, or gearing up for a big moment at work, I love to have the right song to listen to to set the mood; a song that helps me feel my most powerful and ready to take on a challenge. But…

Super Hot Swimsuit Pics To Send Your Partner This Summer

By Rachel Shatto
There are so many reasons to be excited for summer, but if you're someone who loves being in front of the camera, or have a partner that lives for your snaps, then showing off your bod in a bathing suit is just one more to add to the top of the…

Your May 20, 2019 Weekly Horoscope Is Here & Gemini Season Is Opening Your Mind

By Roya Backlund
Are you ready to shake things up around here? It's time to let curiosity lead the way, because as of May. 21, the sun enters Gemini and inspires you to socialize, fraternize, and hypothesize. You may think you know who you are. You might even think…

You'll Want To Take On The World After Reading Issa Rae's Quotes About Confidence

By Jamie LeeLo
What's a girl got to do to make Issa Rae her best friend? She's hilarious, talented, down to earth, smart AF, and her teeth are so shiny I need sunglasses but it doesn't annoy me like with other celebrities. Her hit HBO series Insecure became a fast…

Urban Decay's Sparkle Out Loud Collection Is A Pride-Inspired Line Of Glitzy, Glittery Goodness

By Bella Gerard
When I was younger and just getting into makeup, my most prized possession was an Urban Decay eyeshadow in the original version of shade "Midnight Cowboy." About a year later, I tried out the shade "Midnight Cowboy Rides Again," which featured…

5 Signs Your Relationship Is Full Of Fun, Because Laughter Is Key To Love

By Rebecca Strong
When you think of a rock-solid relationship, some elements that may come to mind are trust, honesty, support, and communication. Surely, these are all key to forming a strong, lasting bond. But what about fun — as in, pure pleasure and amusement?…

Noah Centineo Fans Are Already Desperate For A 'The Perfect Date' Sequel

By Kristen Perrone
As Netflix's unofficial poster boy for teenage love, Noah Centineo has maintained his crown of internet boyfriend with the new rom-com The Perfect Date. Following its April 12 release on Netflix, the high school film has delighted enough fans for…

Advice To Follow During The Spring Equinox, Based On Your Zodiac Sign

By Roya Backlund
The snow-laden streets are finally beginning to melt, the gray clouds are starting to clear, and tiny blossoms are popping to life in the green. I don't have to tell you that winter is coming to a close when it's evident in the nature around you.…

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…

All The Times Mindy Kaling Set The Record Straight On What It Truly Means To Be Confident

By Julia Guerra
The way I see it, Mindy Kaling is the queen of many things. As an actor, comedian, writer, and producer, she's moved beyond triple-threat status, and she's basically encompassed the linear definition of success. And while the The Mindy Project star…

Camila Mendes Opened Up About How She Stopped Dieting & Learned To Trust Herself

By Jordan Bissell
It can be tricky to figure out what balance looks like when it comes to healthy eating. Most of the time, your body will send you signals about what it needs by making you crave chocolate if you're low on iron, or giving you a hankering for broccoli…

Your Weekly Horoscope Is Here & Mercury Retrograde Has Entered The Building

By Roya Backlund
Pisces season is about to get a whole lot weirder because as of March 5, Mercury will enter retrograde, adding tons of confusion, complication, and clutter into the mix. Are you ready for this? Time to double-check everything before you hit "send",…

Iskra Lawrence Posted A Powerful Instagram About National Eating Disorder Awareness Week

By Annakeara Stinson
When it comes to almost any mental health issue, oftentimes the only way for things to get better is to talk about it. Iskra Lawrence's Instagram about National Eating Disorder Awareness Week is a beautiful reminder of exactly that. The 28-year-old…

These 3 Zodiac Signs Will Have The Best New Moon In Pisces & It'll Feel Like A Fantasy

By Roya Backlund
When I think of Pisces, I think of cotton-candy clouds and unicorns galloping through rose gardens. I imagine pixies dancing in tea cups and violet-colored rain rushing from the sky. Are you thinking what I'm thinking? Pisces is the dreamiest of…

Alyson Stoner Shaved Her Head In Her Latest Music Video For An Incredibly Inspiring Reason

By Bella Gerard
Out of all the Disney stars I obsessed over in my childhood, it's safe to say Alyson Stoner was the coolest of the cool. Her vibe was always on point, whether she was dancing in a Missy Elliot video or showing off her acting chops in Camp Rock, and…

Advice You Should Follow During Pisces Season, Based On Your Zodiac Sign

By Roya Backlund
Once the sun enters Pisces, the world takes on a sheen of magic, fantasy, and all things enchanting. Your sensitivities are opened, colors seem brighter, and you can't help but feel compassion for everyone around you. When it begins on Feb. 18, it's…

Fans Have One Question After Watching Netflix's 'Dumplin'

By Kristen Perrone
Netflix took a break from rom-coms and Christmas movies on Dec. 7 when it released the feel-good Dumplin', a story of self-acceptance based on Julie Murphy's 2015 YA novel. If you've been playing Dolly Parton on a loop since finishing the movie, you…