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Brett Kavanaugh's Court Of Appeals Replacement Is A Controversial Pick

By Shelby Black
Since Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed as the next Supreme Court Justice on Oct. 6, 2018, everyone has been wondering who would fill his seat at the Circuit Court of Appeals in Washington D.C. Well, the decision has officially been made, and it's a…

This Mixtape Wants To Change Rap's Rape Culture Problem & You Can Buy It

By Caroline Colvin
As a feminist and a hip-hop fan, I always experience discomfort participating in the genre of music I love. It’s not just the textbook misogyny and homophobia that attack my queer womanhood, although I could go on for days about that. My discomfort…

This Senator Spoke Out Against Sexual Assault In The Military With A Powerful Statement

By Shelby Black
On Thursday, March 7, the Senate Armed Services Committee met to discuss the rampant problem of sexual assault within the military. During this meeting, politicians attempted to find solutions to address this issue, but there was one moment in…

Taylor Swift Opened Up About The Importance Of Believing Sexual Assault Victims

By Jamie LeeLo
Few stars are quite as polarizing as Taylor Swift. Some feel she has overcome extreme odds reinventing herself after enduring a public feud with perhaps today's most powerful celebrity, Kim Kardashian. Others feel she is constantly "playing the…

Colton's Reaction To Caelynn Confronting Him On 'Women Tell All' Was Not Satisfying

By Kristen Perrone
There's a song that says the world is meant for beauty queens, but judging by Caelynn's tears on The Bachelor's "Women Tell All" special, she hasn't heard it. The former Miss North Carolina spent her time in the hot seat tearing up about what she…

Caelynn's Quotes About Being The Bachelorette Will Make You Question Everything

By Kristen Perrone
Someone used to sparkly gowns and a literal crown seems like they would thrive in the spotlight as the Bachelorette, but for Bachelor contestant Caelynn Miller-Keyes, that might not be the case. The beauty queen and Miss USA runner-up was cut from…

Here's Why Colton Sent Caelynn Home After Hometown Dates

By Sarah Halle Corey
It's been an intense season on The Bachelor, filled with lots of emotional ups and downs. Colton's had an especially hard time figuring out which of the ladies are actually on the show for the right reasons. Last week, Tayshia told him that Caelynn…

If Your Partner Is Hiding A Past Trauma, Here's How You'll Know

By Rebecca Strong
Relationships are, without a doubt, one of the most incredible aspects of the human experience. Specifically, because we are capable of witnessing our love for someone grow more than we ever thought it could as we get to know them on an increasingly…

Here's How To Stream 'Bohemian Rhapsody,' So You Never Have To Stop Rocking

By Dylan Kickham
One of the most popular movies to come out of 2018 was the Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody. After the rock doc swept the 2018 Golden Globes, winning both Best Motion Picture — Drama and Best Actor in a Motion Picture — Drama for its lead Rami Malek,…

You Can Help Refugees Right From Your Phone With Tarjimly's Translation App

By Hannah Golden
Making a difference in the world can seem like a daunting task: Sure, most people want to give their time and money to causes they care about, but what if you're short on both? Now, social-cause apps are solving the problem by making it easier to do…

Here's Everything You Need To Know About The Triple Scandal In Virginia

By Shelby Black
In case you haven't been following the news closely, you might have missed the ongoing scandal happening within Virginia over the past week. Sometimes, it can be hard to stay up to date on what's happening across the country, but this story can't be…

The State Of The Union Was Bright Thanks To These Women Wearing White For A Purpose

By Lara Walsh
One year after dressing in all black to show solidarity with survivors of sexual assault and the #TIMESUP movement, the ladies of the House and Senate are making another stand with their choice of attire. These photos of women wearing white at the…

Melania Trump’s Choice Of Outfit For The State Of The Union Is Pretty Pointed

By Daley Quinn
Known for her, er, interesting outfit choices during important meetings and press conferences, Melania Trump’s State of the Union 2019 outfit on Feb. 5 was another one for the books. Her coat dress featuring brass buttons and metal detailing was…

Two Of Trump's Former Undocumented Housekeepers Will Be At The State Of The Union

By Hannah Golden
Tensions are high ahead of President Donald Trump's annual State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Tuesday, Feb. 5th, and there's even more reason to expect it'll be a dramatic evening. While it may be Trump's night and his big…

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's State Of The Union Guest Spoke Truth To Power

By Mehak Anwar
President Donald Trump's second State of the Union address will take place on Tuesday, Jan 5, 2019. Though there's been substantial controversy around this State of the Union due to the recent government shut down, it looks like some good might come…

The New #AerieREAL Role Models Are So Inspiring, You'll Fall In Love With Them & Yourself — EXCLUSIVE

By Bella Gerard
While I'm definitely an avid shopper, I admit I usually base my purchases on what I need and what I like when I try on, as opposed to being swayed by ad campaigns from retailers. Oftentimes, said images seem contrived or unrelatable (and sometimes,…

Aly Raisman Has Found A New Kind Of Strength In The Year Since #MeToo – EXCLUSIVE

By Lilli Petersen
It would be hard to deny that gymnast Aly Raisman is a strong woman. The gymnastics superstar, 24, earned her fame as the captain of Team USA, leading the American gymnasts to victory at not one but two Olympic games in 2012 and 2016. But in 2017…

The 5 Best Outfits From Colton's 'Bachelor' Week 4 Are All Strong, But Number 1 Was Most Deserving

By Theresa Massony
Ah, Bachelor fam, we really need to stop meeting like this. Just kidding. I wouldn't want to meet any other way than to discuss the best outfits from week four of Colton's The Bachelor. It really does bring me the joy I need to see another week (and…

Colton & Caelynn's Conversation On 'The Bachelor' Was Deeply Emotional

By Kristen Perrone
Bachelor Nation members finally got a break from The Bachelor's beauty queen drama when Colton Underwood selected Miss North Carolina USA, aka Caelynn, for a one-on-one date in the season's first international location of Singapore. Caelynn, a Miss…

Here's What Bachelor Nation Should Know About Pageant Queen Caelynn

By Sarah Halle Corey
Season 23 of the The Bachelor has only just begun and already there's a rivalry brewing between its two beauty queens. Caelynn on The Bachelor showed off her Miss North Carolina sash and caught Colton's eye on the very first night in the mansion,…

On The Anniversary Of Roe V. Wade, I Remember My Grandmother's Experience

By Lilli Petersen
Nikki Madsen is the Executive Director of Abortion Care Network, a national member-based nonprofit dedicated to supporting the well-being of Independent Abortion Care Providers. Nikki was born, lives, and works in Minnesota, and is honored to work…

Here Are The Most Major Supreme Court Cases To Know About In 2019

By Chelsea Stewart
From the start, 2018 was a wild year for politics. President Trump tweeted nonstop about any and everything in the political world, from his legal entanglements to his beefs with foreign leaders. People left the White House in record numbers. And…

Trump Went On A Very Weird Rant About Kidnapped Women At The Border

By Daniella Bondar
In television years, this government shutdown show is about due for a midseason break. As of Jan. 10, it's been nearly three weeks since the government put up the "out of office" sign on Dec. 22 and President Donald Trump still hasn't received $5.7…

Here's How To Find Out If The 2019 Women's March Is Happening In Your City

By Shelby Black
It's a new year, and you know what that means, a fresh round of marches are on the way. Since the success of the 2017 and 2018 marches, the Women's March has become an annual staple for many people across the United States (and now the world). So,…

Lady Gaga Just Apologized For Working With R. Kelly In A Heartfelt Message To Fans

By Kelli Boyle
Lady Gaga has spoken out about the allegations of sexual assault against R. Kelly, as well as the song she collaborated with him on, "Do What U Want." It came in the form of a statement she tweeted on Jan. 10, and Lady Gaga's apology for working…

A New Time's Up Campaign Is A Shining Star On The Golden Globes Red Carpet

By Lara Walsh
In 2018, Hollywood's leading ladies made a stand against sexual assault, harassment, and abuse on the red carpet with the Time's Up campaign. And in 2019, the movement is officially upping the ante. Are you wondering: What Is TIME'S UPx2? Well, get…

You Can Buy The Time's Up Bracelet From The Golden Globes & Support The Cause

By Bella Gerard
If you thought the Time's Up and Me Too movements would go unacknowledged during this year's awards season, think again, because the celebs who so bravely and boldly spoke out throughout 2018 are showing no signs of slowing down in 2019. If you…

The New Year's Resolution You Should Make This Year, According To Your Zodiac Sign

By Valerie Mesa
Happy holidays, my stargazing fam. There's a new year upon us, and as per tradition, it's time to set those "new year, new me" intentions. With that being said, I'm going to share the new year's resolution you should make for 2019, according to your…

The Best Of Elite Daily: Our Favorite 50 Stories From 2018

By Kylie McConville
It's been a loooong 365 days, and there's no denying 2018 was one Big Mood. Political chaos aside, this past year was filled with so many feelings, prompted by so many *Very Important Events.* I'm biased, but what better way is there to recap those…

Christine Blasey Ford's First Appearance After The Kavanaugh Hearing Was So Fitting

By Daniella Bondar
In September, Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault while the two were in high school — an allegation he denies — gave her testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee prior to…

This Is How To Start A Conversation With Your Partner About Sexual Assault, According To Experts

By Griffin Wynne
Conversations around systems of oppression, rape culture, and the necessity of believing survivors have become more prevalent in the media, thanks to campaigns like the #MeToo movement and #TimesUp. Addressing the topic of sexual violence within our…

Twitter Is Applauding This Pick For TIME’s 2018 Person Of The Year

By Daniella Bondar
When it comes to measuring influence, there are few higher honors than being named TIME's Person of the Year. Each year when the cover of the Person of the Year issue is revealed, Twitter jumps to respond — and this year was no different. But this…

'TIME's Person Of The Year Highlights "The Guardians" For An Important Reason

By Chelsea Stewart
The year 2018 has been quite a wild ride. Between the endless celebrity Twitter beefs or strange TV moments, it might even seemed like this has been one of the longest years yet. Thankfully, it's finally coming to a close, which means lots of…

You Definitely Forgot About These 9 Wild Moments Of 2018 Because This Year Was So Much

By Chelsea Stewart
There's no way to put this other than this: 2018 has been a horrible, garbage-fire year. I mean, it's been... a lot, from multiple tragic mass shootings across the nation to the shocking deaths of high-profile stars like Stephen Hawking or George…

This Was The Worst Part Of Your 2018, According To Your Zodiac Sign

By Valerie Mesa
The worst part of this year? Where do I begin? Well, aside from back-to-back eclipses and endless retrograde cycles, 2018 was the year of the metamorphosis, both personally and collectively speaking. Needless to say, I'm going to reveal the worst…

Twitter Has Feelings About Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Face In The New SCOTUS Portrait

By Hannah Golden
On Friday, Nov. 30, the official portrait for the newest United States Supreme Court was released, and it's a photo that social media won't soon forget thanks to two of the most notable figures on the bench. Specifically, Justices Ruth Bader…

Christine Blasey Ford Shared The Most Moving Promise To Help Trauma Survivors

By Chelsea Stewart
Christine Blasey Ford touched the hearts of people all over when she went public with sexual assault allegations against then-Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh in September. Kavanaugh vehemently denied the allegations. Elite Daily reached out to…

Here's 5 Places To Donate To Make Your Giving Tuesday Gift Really Count

By Chelsea Stewart
This time of year means holidays, good food, football, and shopping. Lots of shopping, thanks to Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Over the weekend of Nov. 23, there were endless deals from Smart TVs to cool gadgets and knick-knacks — and they've…

Here's How Trauma Informed Yoga Classes Can Support Survivors Of Sexual Assault

By Georgina Berbari
Yoga is a comforting practice for many people. In fact, for some, yoga is so much more than just a way to unwind or get in touch with the body. Many people consider the walls of their studio a sanctuary; their practice is an outlet for release, for…

The Dept. Of Transportation Announced Some Good News For Travelers Before Thanksgiving

By Shelby Black
The holidays are upon us everyone, and even though there's a lot to look forward to, going home for the holidays can always be a strenuous process. From cramped spaces to long delays, flying on a plane isn't always the most glamorous experience.…

This Is How Betsy Devos' New Title IX Rules Could Affect Students

By Chelsea Stewart
On Friday, Nov. 16, Betsy DeVos released a long-awaited proposal to scale back policies on campus sexual assaults that were enforced by President Barack Obama, and it's arguably worse than people thought. So, how will Betsy DeVos' new campus assault…

This Expert Thinks Kavanaugh Could Be Impeached After the 2018 Midterms

By Hannah Golden
One of the most galvanizing figures undercutting the 2018 midterm elections on Tuesday was Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. The confirmation of Kavanaugh to the nation's highest court in October became a lightning rod issue in the election's…

Twitter Is Offering RBG Anything She Needs — Literally — After Her Hospitalization

By Daniella Bondar
Take a deep breath: Ruth Bader Ginsburg was hospitalized on Wednesday, Nov. 7 after she fell in her Supreme Court office, according to CNN. The Supreme Court Justice, 85, has three fractured ribs, according to a statement from the Supreme Court.…

Women Made History In The 2018 Elections For One Big, Important Reason

By Hannah Golden
Tuesday, Nov. 6 was anticipated to be one of the most pivotal elections in modern U.S. history. With political tensions high, the elections were seen as a litmus test for what direction the country might go — and who would chart that course. The…

Here's How To Stay Safe When You Go For A Run By Yourself, According To Experts

By Georgina Berbari
Running solo can be an incredibly therapeutic and rejuvenating way to de-stress and clear your mind after a long day. However, it's important to keep your safety and wellbeing in mind when running on your own, especially if you're doing so late at…

It Was A Good Election Night For The Democrats In The House, Thanks To These Key Wins

By Lara Walsh
The results are in, and you might be asking yourself, "Did Democrats flip the House after the midterm election on Nov. 6?" Rest assured that they did in fact flip it. For the first time since the House was last blue in 2008, the Republican party…

Meghan Markle Wore The Ultimate Feminist Statement For A New Zealand Speech

By Lara Walsh
Meghan Markle is bending royal protocol to champion a cause that's near and dear to her heart. After landing in New Zealand for the final stop on her 16-day Royal Tour with Prince Harry, the Duchess of Sussex delivered a stirring speech on Sunday,…

No, There’s No Body Language That Means “I’m Asking For It”

By Mika Doyle
When I was 16 years old, I didn’t tell anyone what had happened to me. I believed they’d blame me. Hell, I blamed me. So after I went on a camping trip in my friend’s parents' backyard, the one where my boyfriend tried to force himself on me while…

A GOP Senator Is Calling For An Investigation Into One Of Brett Kavanaugh's Accusers

By Daniella Bondar
Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed to the Supreme Court in October, but the story isn't over yet. During his confirmation hearings, multiple women came forward and accused the SCOTUS nominee of sexual assault and misconduct, which Kavanaugh denied.…

If You're Looking For Dr. Christine Ford Halloween Costumes, Here's How To Honor Her Instead

By Lara Walsh
With Halloween right around the corner, you might also be feeling like it's a pretty scary and dark political time, given some recent events. On Saturday, Oct. 6, the Senate narrowly confirmed Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court with a vote of…