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Here's Everything 'True Detective' Fans Know About Freddy Burns

By Ani Bundel
True Detective Season 3 is a rough case. The roughness doesn't just come from focusing on the mystery of a dead boy and a missing girl, who was accidentally written off as dead for a decade, though in many cases that would be plenty. As the episodes…

These Allegations Of Sexism In Bernie Sanders' 2016 Campaign Are Deeply Troubling

By Shelby Black
It's a new year, and you know what means: a whole new election season is just around the corner. As familiar faces are beginning to announce their 2020 presidential runs, it's important to acknowledge problems still facing the political landscape,…

Jaz Sinclair Doesn’t Need To Predict The Future, Because She’s Creating It

By Noelle Devoe
When Jaz Sinclair arrives on a chilly October morning for what she knows will be a four-hour cover shoot, she could easily hunker down in hair and makeup, retreat into her phone, and hide in plain sight. Perhaps prompted by fear of that, someone has…

7 Women Who Dumped Their Partners Over Politics Reveal Why They Did

By Griffin Wynne
For me, attending a Liberal Arts college meant a lot of people asking for non-dairy milk, hating on Lena Dunham, and contemplating "the big questions" like, "Is the personal political?!" and "Should you break up with your partner over politics?"…

10 Tweets About Sex That Are So Real You'll LOL

By Korey Lane
Sex, love, sleep, and food: all universal concepts that just about everyone understands. Whether you've never had sex, are currently sexually active, or are taking the world one sex-capade at a time, these tweets about sex will definitely make you…

Emma Stone Revealed The Terrifying Story About Her First Panic Attack At 7 Years Old

By Jordan Bissell
I've long admired Emma Stone's honesty. From her role capturing the tennis superstar and pioneer for equality Billie Jean King in Battle of the Sexes, to the time she called out sexism at the 2018 Oscars while announcing the winner for Best…

The Sexual Assault Allegations Against Brett Kavanaugh Are Troublingly Familiar

By Hannah Golden
Drama continues to unfold around Brett Kavanaugh, Donald Trump's pick to take the vacant seat on the Supreme Court, after bombshell allegations were made public last week. In response, lots of people are seeing parallels between the Anita Hill case…

7 Swoonworthy Love Lessons You Can Learn From Harry & Meghan's Royal Relationship

By Elana Rubin
While it may seem that on the surface Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have a picture-perfect fairytale romance, they're actually a normal couple underneath all of the glamour of royalty. From thoughtful gifts in the beginning of their relationship to…

A Crucial Message For Men Who Refuse To Go On Cute Apple-Picking Dates

By Jamie Kravitz
As the saying goes, an apple a day keeps the doctor away. While this may not be the most sound medical advice, unless you have a severe allergy, apples are essentially harmless. So, why is it that as a woman, you have to actively convince your…

8 Signs Your SO Respects Your Ambition, So Don’t Feel Bad About Chasing Your Dreams

By Korey Lane
Being with someone who loves you is a magical, extraordinary thing. But being with someone who also respects your ambitions and goals is extra special. If you're working hard toward a goal and want to know how your partner feels about it, then these…

Twitter Has Completely Lost It Over Kendall Jenner Posing Fully Nude On A Horse

By Kelli Boyle
Remember that episode of Friends where Phoebe and Rachel are in Ross' apartment when they see Monica and Chandler hooking up across the street? Remember when Phoebe was like, "MY EYES!!!"? That is all of Twitter right now after photos of Kendall…

Twitter Is Not Happy About This "Sexist" Cartoon Of Serena Williams's U.S. Open Loss

By Hannah Golden
A jaw-dropping match at the U.S. Open on Saturday, Sept. 8 left an impression on tennis fans and beyond. Anyone who saw the dramatic showdown between Japan's Naomi Osaka and the U.S.' Serena Williams knows that the America tennis star's reaction to…

The 'What Men Want' Trailer Will Make You Laugh Out Loud At Your Desk

By Kristen Perrone
Cracking the code behind men's thoughts is no easy feat, but Taraji P. Henson will soon show us how it's done. In her upcoming movie What Men Want, she'll star in a reimagining of Nancy Meyers' 2000 film What Women Want and magically wake up with…

This Photo Of All The Disney Princesses Lounging In PJs Is The Best Thing You'll See Today

By Kristen Perrone
The trailer for Disney sequel Ralph Breaks the Internet has already, well, broken the internet for including a surprisingly woke conversation among Vanellope and the Disney princesses about the casual sexism in their lives. Disney has now…

9 Incredibly Common Sex Myths That Simply Aren't True, According To Sexperts

By Hannah Schneider
There are a lot of misconceptions about sex out there. This is a result of a lot of different societal factors — like the fact that only 13 states in the U.S. require their sex ed to be medically accurate, and that there's a lot of shame surrounding…

This Campaign Is Breaking Down Some Myths About Black Women & The Wage Gap

By Chelsea Stewart
You probably already know how real the gender pay gap is, and that women only earn a fraction of what their male counterparts make. But you might be surprised to learn that black women are further disproportionately affected by this issue, earning…

11 Nostalgic Throwback Photos Of Prince Harry & Meghan Markle, Because They're The Cutest

By Rachel Shatto
There are several celebrity couples that I am completely obsessed with, but there is one in particular that really, should I say, takes the crown — literally. I know, I know, I'm the worst. But let's be honest: 2018 belongs to Prince Harry and…

Meghan Markle May Have Broken Royal Protocol By Discussing Abortion & I'm Worried

By Chelsea Stewart
Since marrying Prince Harry in a lavish ceremony back in May, Meghan Markle has been rewriting the royal handbook a day at a time, whether it's her wearing off-shoulder dresses, packing on the PDA with her partner or opting to wear pantyhose in…

Ashton Kutcher's Sweet Quotes About Mila Kunis Will Make You Believe In Love Again

By Korey Lane
Listen, getting emotionally invested in celebrity couples is a risky game. You never know what will happen, or if they'll last. But Ashton Kutcher's quotes about Mila Kunis make it very clear that love, in fact, is not dead. And if you're going to…

Amy Schumer & Chris Fischer Made Their Award Show Red Carpet Debut & They're Cute AF

By Kelli Boyle
Amy Schumer and her husband, Chris Fischer, got married in a surprise wedding right around Valentine's Day. Since then, they haven't made a boatload of public appearances together, but they did make their red carpet debut at the I Feel Pretty…

Twitter Is Losing It For The 'Harry & Meghan' Lifetime Movie & I'm So Here For It

By Bernadette Deron
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have only been together for about a year and a half, but in that short time they've already become an iconic couple for the ages. Their May 19 wedding is just six days away, and if you can't contain your excitement…

There's A Surprising Scene In The Trailer For The Meghan & Harry Lifetime Movie

By Claire Spellberg
The royal wedding is just one week away, but you know what's even closer? The Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Lifetime movie, Harry & Meghan: A Royal Romance, which premieres on Sunday, May 13. The TV movie promises to have plenty of royal trimmings,…

Here's Why You Won't See Prince Harry & Meghan Markle With Trump On Official Business

By Jaelynn Grisso
Meghan Markle has never seemed to shy away from politics: She was a vocal Hillary Clinton supporter during the 2016 election, she called President Donald Trump "misogynistic" and she openly criticized Brexit. So you'd be forgiven for thinking that…

Times Up Is Calling For R. Kelly To Be Investigated & Twitter Is With Them

By Hannah Golden
After a year of fallout around the abuse of women by powerful men, one of the biggest stars in the music biz is getting his comeuppance. In joining onto the movement #MuteRKelly, Time's Up is calling for an investigation into the rapper's numerous…

Here Are The Chances Prince Louis Arthur Charles Will Be King & They're Not Good

By Dylan Kickham
England officially has a new royal, even if he can't walk, talk, or eat solid foods yet. On Monday, April 23, Kensington Palace announced that Kate Middleton had given birth to a baby boy, who is the third child to Middleton and her husband Prince…

Who Was Stephen Lawrence? Prince Harry & Meghan Markle Are Paying Tribute To Him

By Collette Reitz
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are getting plenty of attention after they stepped out together in public less than a month before their highly anticipated royal wedding. For fans of the royal family, it's exciting to see the couple together, but the…

Meghan & Harry's First Appearance Since The Royal Baby's Birth Wasn't At The Hospital

By Hollee Actman Becker
It's a big day at St. Mary's Hospital, where Kate Middleton gave birth to a baby boy! Kensington Palace announced the news via Twitter on April 23: "Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge was safely delivered of a son at 1101 hrs. The baby…

The 'Access Hollywood' Tape Is Back To Bite Donald Trump & It's So Satisfying

By Shelby Black
Look who's back, back again. We all know about Donald Trump's Access Hollywood tape, which showed the president bragging about groping women without their consent. Well, the FBI took records on the Access Hollywood tape during the raid on Michael…

A 'Hidden Figures' Series Is In The Works & It Can't Come Soon Enough

By Claire Spellberg
Break out your calculators, because Hidden Figures is making a comeback. The hit 2016 movie is now being turned into a scripted series on Nat Geo, and while there's no word on whether the film's star-studded cast will be involved, you know that the…

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…

Donald Trump Jr. Tweeted About #MeToo For The Worst Reason Possible

By Joseph Milord
Donald Trump Jr. is back again with another poor attempt at a sarcastic tweet. Late Tuesday night, April 3, President Donald Trump's eldest son sent a tweet using "#MeToo," the hashtag used to galvanize a movement that is about sharing stories of —…

Dua Lipa Called Out Sexism In The Music Industry & It's So Badass

By Kelli Boyle
Dua Lipa doesn't give a f*ck about holding her opinions about the dark parts of the music industry back. The "IDGAF" singer recently opened up to GQ about her career — which has skyrocketed in the last year thanks to her chart-topping self-titled…

Believe It Or Not, People Did Not Like Ivanka Trump's International Women's Day Tweet

By Alexandra Svokos
On Thursday, March 8, the world celebrated International Women's Day. International woman Ivanka Trump, naturally, wanted to get in on the joy-spreading as well, and she took to social media to recognize the day. However, the first daughter doesn't…

It's 2018, Gender Doesn’t Really Matter Anymore When It Comes To Paying For A Date

By Elana Rubin
Back in the olden days, the dating game had "rules" for straight couples to follow. One of those all-important rules? Men paying on dates. This tradition stemmed from a different society that relied on chivalry steeped in sexism. The goal in dating…

Emma Watson Debuted A Badass New Tattoo At The Oscars — With A Tiny Typo

By Alison Turka
Emma Watson is known for her outspoken activism against sexism in Hollywood and around the world. She continues to support her cause even when attending some of Hollywood's biggest events, including the Academy Awards. On Mar. 4, Emma Watson's…

Frances McDormand Ended Her Oscars Speech With Two Powerful Words & Here's What They Mean

By Shelby Black
The 90th Academy Awards is truly a night for the books. As the night comes to a close, Frances McDormand took home the Oscar for her role in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, and her speech was incredible. So what does "inclusion rider"…

Sandra Bullock's Oscars Shade Was So Fierce & We're Totally Here For It

By Ani Bundel
With as many women as there are at the 90th annual Academy Awards, it's not that surprising that we've had them making jokes at the expense of Hollywood's sexism and racism, with presenters like Tiffany Haddish comforting those watching that more…

This "Thoughts & Prayers" Makeup Tutorial Delivers A Powerful Political Message

By Kim Carpluk
Sailor J, the "beauty guru" who effortlessly manages to mix politics and powerful messages in with her primers and powders, has once again used her satirical makeup tutorial format to draw attention to the fundamental faults in our society. Sailor J…

Prince Harry & Meghan Markle Were Sent A Mysterious Package & The Details Are So Scary

By Karen Ruffini
It's a scary day for the royal family. Scotland Yard, the headquarters for London's Metropolitan Police Service, is currently investigating a letter sent to Meghan Markle and Prince Harry containing white powder. The letter, which, according to The…

Ashley I.’s Quotes About Her Virginity On ‘The Bachelor’ Are Actually Super Relatable

By Claire Spellberg
It's no secret that Bachelor Nation's Ashley Iaconetti is a virgin. During Chris Soules' season of The Bachelor, Ashely I. told the world that she's waiting to have sex until she finds the right person, and the tabloids have been obsessed with her…

J. Law Fired Back At Haters Who Criticized Her Latest Outfit Choice & It's Epic

By Jamie LeeLo
Jennifer Lawrence does not have time for your BS, trolls. The actress recently was criticized for a photo shoot she did in London while promoting her new film, Red Sparrow, and all of the negative commentary is so, so silly. But Jennifer Lawrence's…

10 Sex "Rules" You Needed To Unlearn Yesterday, Because They're Total BS

By Rachel Shatto
When you are having sex, there are a lot of really important things to know. You know, things like how to prevent pregnancy or STD transmission, what enthusiastic consent is and whether or not you have both given it, etc. However, along with all the…

You Have To See This Senator's Tweets About How The Trump White House Values Women

By Hannah Golden
In the era of #MeToo and #TimesUp, an outspoken senator isn't letting President Donald Trump or his administration off the hook. New York Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand took to social media on Friday, Feb. 9 to air her grievances, and Gillibrand's…

These Books Will Help You Get Through Heartache, Love, & Everything In Between

By Katie Tamola
I remember the first time my boyfriend told me he loved me. It was as close to a perfect moment that I had ever gotten. It was just immensely cute and innocent, and I don’t even know how to completely explain how good it made me feel. Then, we broke…

Donald Trump Jr. Really Did Not Like Hillary Clinton's Joke At The Grammys

By Hannah Golden
It was certainly a star-studded night on Sunday, Jan. 28 as musical greats converged in Madison Square Garden in New York for the 60th annual Grammy Awards. Although Bruno Mars swept the titles, it wasn't only prominent singers who made waves at the…

Logic's Performance At The Grammys Will Give You Serious Goosebumps

By Lilli Petersen
You don’t get nominated for Song of the Year without having some serious impact. That's why when it was announced that Logic would be performing his Grammy-nominated hit at this year’s award show, it was a big deal. And it did not disappoint.…

Fans Are Calling Out Lorde For Her Shady Response To Pink's Performance At The Grammys

By Daniella Bondar
The 2018 Grammys performances were filled with pretty stellar live performances, but the one everyone will be talking about tomorrow is probably Pink's. She took to the stage and performed a breathtaking rendition of her hit "Wild Hearts Can't be…

Pink's 2018 Grammys Performance Outfit Is Stripped Down In Solidarity With #TimesUp

By Kim Carpluk
Pink might have arrived on the red carpet in a pink (and black and purple and blue) number adorned with a single white rose, but the over-the-top feathery gown didn't last for long. She quickly changed into something a bit more subdued. Pink's 2018…

Lorde Might Skip The Grammys Over Alleged Sexism, & This Is Why

By Bernadette Deron
It's no secret that the Grammy Awards can be somewhat controversial, specifically when it comes to the nominees in top tier categories and their respective winners. Although the music awards don't get nearly as much attention for their lack of…

Here's Why Celebrities Are Wearing White Roses At The Grammys This Year

By Ariana Marsh
A symbolic sartorial statement is about to overtake another red carpet, but this time, it won't be sported by film industry stars. And this time, the sartorial choice will be of the floral variety. The Grammys white rose meaning proves that the…