These Modern Witches Want to Cast a Spell on You

July 5, 2017

Gala Darling reveals that her spiritual awakening was like the moment in The Wizard of Oz whenDorothy wakes up, miraculously transported from the sepia world of rural Kansas to the technicolor land of Oz. Darling is standing beside her altara round, pink table laid with energy-charged crystals and magic candlesat The Wing, an all-women social club in Manhattan where 60 members and guests have signed up for her Radical Self-Love…

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The Cast Of ’13 Reasons Why’ Celebrated Pride And The Pics Are Everything

July 3, 2017

Anybody with an active pulse has probably heard about the controversial nature of one of this year’s Netflix original series, The show itself wrestles with the triggering subjects of bullying and suicide and uses one character’s (Courtney) fear that people will find out she’s gay as a major plot detail in the first season. Overall, it can be said the show uses these themes to make a statement about acceptance…

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8 out and open transgender celebrities you should know about

July 3, 2017

“Basically, my soul is like male,” JakeZyrus told Oprah Winfrey in 2014, then identifying as a lesbian. “But I’m not going to go through that stage where I change everything.” Three years later in June 2017, Zyrus changed his name to Jake Zyrus online and officially came out as transgender. The change brought about massive support across the internet for the formerGlee star, as Zyrus joined the ranks of such…

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Kendall and Kylie Jenners Cultural Insensitivity Hits a New Low

July 1, 2017

Exclusive scene from a future episode of Keeping Up with the Kardashians/Life of Kylie/the soon-to-be announced 24/7 Scott Disick livestream: Kendall Jenner, sleep paralysis spokeswoman/Kris Jenners favorite supermodel, is sitting at a white marble table somewhere in Calabasas. There is no food on the table, even though weve been specifically told that Kendall and Kylie are meeting up for lunch. There is, however, a dusty can of Pepsi in the…

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Why Do We Still Shame Other Women For Wearing And Loving Makeup?

June 26, 2017

Famed makeup artist, Goar Avetisyan, posted a makeup transformation video on June 2, tomixed reactions. The video featured the before image of a bare-faced black woman and the after image, which included her with a freshly made up face, straight wig, painted nails, and even a pretty gold necklace. The transformation was certainly evident, and the smiling woman seemed to feel good about her look. The video received over 1million…

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17 things you never knew about ‘Chocolate Rain,’ one of YouTube’s earliest viral hits

June 25, 2017

Back in the late aughts, it was still something of a novelty to have internet celebrities. YouTube had been around for a few years, but it was mainly used to share clips from existing media sources like TV and film.And thats where people like Tay Zonday, whose real name is Adam Nyerere Bahner, came in. While at the time of his rise to stardom there had already been song-based memes…

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25 fascinating things you never knew about Reddit, the front page of the internet

June 22, 2017

Reddit has become one of the most powerful sites in the online world. It averages between 10 and 12 million unique visitors and over 100 million pageviews per month, an audience size that can instantly make news and videos go viral. Their users help create new memes, push news stories no one else is covering, and boost content that would otherwise go undiscovered by the masses. The site has become…

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Transgender actors call out Hollywood’s transphobia in new video

June 21, 2017

Transgender actors and actresses are constantly passed up for playing transgender characters. But in a new video, nine stars are fighting back, showing how Hollywood can make more inclusivechanges. In ScreenCrunch and GLAAD’s“Why Hollywood Needs Trans Actors,” transgender stars from such shows asTransparentandDrunk Historyexplain why Hollywood needs to write more positive trans roles for trans actors. In 2015, only 16 percent of Americans knew another trans person, and 84 percent…

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Justin Bieber takes strong stance against jail: ‘Not cool’

June 21, 2017

It took three years, but it seems like Justin Bieber mightfinally be embarrassed about his 2014 mughost. When he was 19 years old, the pop star gotarrestedin Miamifor the double whammy of drag racing while under the influence. His mugshots went viral at the time because of his glassy-eyed smile.Did herealize where he was? Was he smiling through sometears, maybe? It was hard to say. But the details of the…

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People Are Upset With Lorde For What She Said About Her Friendship With Taylor Swift

June 21, 2017

Lorde is back in all of our lives with the release of her sophomore albumlast week, and honestly, THANK GOD LORDE DID THAT. Fans collectively combusted when the album came out because its just that good. And we must respect it. Listening to Lorde makes you feel affectionate toward other people on a 6 train with no A/C, which is its own high artistic achievement. emily nussbaum (@emilynussbaum) June 16,…

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How Celebrities Like Gigi Hadid & Miley Cyrus Are Celebrating Father’s Day

June 19, 2017

Fathers Day is a time to honor the dads and guardians in our lives, so of course its no surprise that people address the holiday on social media with sweet thoughts and throwback photos. Our favorite celebrities decided to give us a glimpse inside their private lives with their own posts for Fathers Day, and we swooned with their kind words. Chrissy Teigen, of course, was one of the many…

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Ivanka Trump And Jared’s Relationship Is Private, Which Could Be A Good Sign

June 19, 2017

While this White House couple appears to be fairly happy, were you to merely pull assumptions by looking at Ivanka Trumps social media accounts, you might get a very different picture of her relationship with husband Jared Kushner. After all, very few of her posts include photos with Jared in them. Is this a bad thing? Turns out, maybe not. Ispoke with Alessandra Conti, Celebrity Matchmaker forMatchmaker in the City,…

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6 Ways To Feel Like A Celebrity When You Are Actually Basic AF

June 19, 2017

Ah, celebrities. Theyre so crazy constantly doing things that look uncomfortable, irrational, unsafe, and meaningless, just because they can. I totally get it and I would, too. I have this theory that part of why we love terrible reality TV shows that feature young, beautiful, and often stupid people is because deep down we get to feel like them tan, gorgeous, rich if only for half an hour. So, how…

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Colton Haynes, Once Told To Stay In The Closet, Returns With A Sparkling Outlook

June 18, 2017

When I sat down with the 28-year-old actor, who found fame on the television series Teen Wolf and Arrow, he was candid about the highs and lows of publicly declaring his sexuality. Newly engaged and freed from the leash of career advisers who wanted to market him as straight, Haynes has processed the anxiety that accompanied his private life being laid bare.Its as good an excuse as any to expose…

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16 fascinating things you dont know about ‘Saved by the Bell’

June 11, 2017

For a certain generation of adults, Saved by the Bell was the probably most important TV show of their lives. Running on NBC from 1989-1993 and from 1993-94 for the college years versionfollowed by an unending syndication lifeSaved by the Belllaunched the careers of Mario Lopez, Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Tiffani Thiessen, Dustin Diamond, and Leah Rimini. It was also a cultural phenomenon that continues to this day with retro-style pop-up restaurants,…

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Adam West, TV’s Batman, Dead At 88 After Battle With Leukemia

June 11, 2017

Known most for his iconic role as the tongue-in-cheek Caped Crusader on the infamous 1960s television series Batman, Adam West died late Friday night in Los Angeles after a short battle with leukemia. He was 88 years old. West was forever best known for his titular role on the 1960s TV series, which brought him much fame but also a struggle with type-casting after the show completed its run. The…

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Why Malia Obama And Yara Shahidi’s Harvard Education Is So Huge For Black Girls

June 9, 2017

On Tuesday, 17-year-old star, Yara Shahidi, announced she will officially be attending Harvard University in the fall of 2017. The internet put one and one together and quickly deduced that this makesthe perfect set-up for her and Malia Obama to become besties or roommates, at the very least. It only makes sense, you know? Giphy For Black Girls, The Two Powerhouses-In-The-Making Are An Sort Of Inspo Thismoment goes far beyond…

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Wonder Woman Debut Delivers Box-Office Punch for Warner

June 5, 2017

“Wonder Woman” opened as the top film in North American theaters, easily outdrawing a new picture from DreamWorks Animation and handing 21st Century Fox Inc. and DreamWorks Animation owner “Wonder Woman” features Israeli actress Gal Gadot in the title role. She was introduced to movie fans in last year’s “Batman v Superman” film. In the new picture, Gadot plays Diana, princess of the Amazons, in a story that retraces her…

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Ivanka Trump’s Unpatriotic Memorial Day Tweet Has The Internet Fuming

June 4, 2017

Like most of us, celebrities and politicians took to Twitter on Memorial Day to honor those who have served the US. Around 12:30 pm on the holiday, Ivanka Trump thanked those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our countrys freedom. Today we honor the men & women in our armed forces who have lost their lives to protect our freedom. Thank you for your service #MemorialDay Ivanka Trump (@IvankaTrump) May…

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Jennifer Garner Reportedly Still Thinks Ben Affleck Was “The Love Of Her Life”

June 3, 2017

Weve weathered some big celebrity breakupsrecently, and honestly, theyre difficult to hear about. Sure, we know its not our lives at stake, but somehow watching our favorite celebrities call it quits on love makes us feel bleak. Is there science behind that? Probably. Am I going to bore you with it? Nope. Instead Im going to feed your need to know how Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck whom youve never…

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The Bachelorette’s Lee Garrett Exposed: Racism, Sexism, & More Uncovered In Lame Ass Tweets

June 1, 2017

C’mon, ABC… Rachel Lindsay deserves better than this! We know reality tv producers are tasked in filling their rosters with entertaining (read: controversial) talent, but You see, Lee Garrett isn’t just a contestant on the The Bachelorette this season, he’s also the latest suitor to be exposed as a total tool. In recently dredged up tweets, it’s revealed the singer/songwriter promotes the idea of Black Lives Matter being a terrorist…

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