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December 3, 2016

Allies And Chill: 5 Ways You Can Be Helpful In 2017

As a nation we have less than two months until the master of reality television, Donald J. Trump, is inaugurated as the next President of the United States. Like a majority of the country, and a trans person, I feel like this idea is disgraceful, overwhelming, and sobering. As Trump’s choices for his cabinet reveal […]

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Woman Displays 10,000 Rainbow Lights To Defy Homophobic Neighbor

More support for the LGBTQ community has come to light. Lexi Magnusson, 34, covered her lawn in 10,000 rainbow Christmas lights after her neighbor openly expressed homophobic opinions. Magnusson snapped a photo of her lovely display and posted it to the content-sharing site, Reddit, this week. “Our new neighbors are bigots. Since regular aggression leads […]

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Here's What Happened When They Went Low And She Went High

Natalie Elle Elaine Woods is blowing up these days in the most joyful and healing way possible, and it’s all because of a simple act of kindness that has inspired people all around the world. If you’re at all active on Facebook, you’ve likely heard all about it. Woods was at Snuffer’s restaurant when she […]

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December 2, 2016

If You Still Think Hollywood Treats Men And Women Equally, Read These Two Interviews

On Thursday, The Hollywood Reporter released its Actor Roundtable interview, featuring Jeff Bridges, Casey Affleck, Mahershala Ali, Andrew Garfield, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Dev Patel. As an industry publication, The Hollywood Reporter publishes several different moderated roundtable discussions showcasing top talent in the lead-up to awards season: a producer roundtable, a director roundtable, a documentary roundtable, a […]

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Mandy Moore Opens Up About Growing Up With A Gay Mom And Brothers

function onPlayerReadyVidible(e){‘undefined’!=typeof HPTrack&&HPTrack.Vid.Vidible_track(e)}!function(e,i){if(e.vdb_Player){if(‘object’==typeof commercial_video){var a=”,o=’m.fwsitesection=’+commercial_video.site_and_category;if(a+=o,commercial_video[‘package’]){var c=’&m.fwkeyvalues=sponsorship%3D’+commercial_video[‘package’];a+=c}e.setAttribute(‘vdb_params’,a)}i(e.vdb_Player)}else{var t=arguments.callee;setTimeout(function(){t(e,i)},0)}}(document.getElementById(‘vidible_1’),onPlayerReadyVidible); Mandy Moore plays a mother of triplets on the NBC comedy-drama series, “This Is Us,” but her own family was anything but traditional.  “I’ve never really talked about this, but my parents are divorced,” the 32-year-old singer-actress told beauty site Byrdie. “My mother left my father for a woman. […]

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The 6 Most Common Arguments Couples Have Around The Holidays

No one wants to sleep on the couch come Christmas Eve. To help you avoid that depressing fate, we asked therapists to share some of the most common arguments couples have around the holidays and how to revolve each. Here’s what they had to say:  1. Fighting at the in-laws.  The holidays can be a tense […]

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December 1, 2016

HGTV Responds To Chip And Joanna Gaines' Anti-Gay Church Controversy

HGTV stars Chip and Joanna Gaines of “Fixer Upper” made headlines this week — not for their home designs, but for their association with a Texas church.  BuzzFeed published a piece by reporter Kate Arthur Tuesday about the Gaines’ affiliation with the Antioch Community Church, a nondenominational, evangelical church located in Waco, Texas ― the same town […]

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Merriam-Webster Has Become A Hilarious, Shade-Throwing LGBTQ Ally

In 2016, you wouldn’t think that a dictionary would be such a valuable ally for the LGBTQ community on social media ― but one of the most well-known American publishing companies is using their account to be just that. Thanks to Merriam-Webster, an amazing social media team and a commitment to the evolution of language, this dictionary […]

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Twitter Swiftly Checks Mashable For Thinking They Can Cancel #OscarsSoWhite

Twitter dragged Mashable on Thursday after the publication ran a story suggesting that #OscarSoWhite was “canceled.” In the November 30 article, titled “The 2016 Oscar Map: Finally, A More Diverse Field Takes Shape,” the author notes that since so many black actors have the potential to be nominated for next year’s awards, the Academy has rectified […]

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November 30, 2016

21 Gifts For Women Who Are All About Eating Their Feelings

This holiday season, why not celebrate the beautiful relationship between a woman and her comfort food? After all, early-morning coffee or tea, end-of-day snacks, regular mealtimes and sweet dessert treats are arguably the most dependable (and enjoyable) part of a woman’s routine ― and are more than worthy of celebrating.  So here are 21 pieces […]