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10 Things To Do To Celebrate Trans Day Of Visibility

March 31 is International Transgender Day of Visibility, a day to "bring attention to the accomplishments of trans people around the globe while fighting cissexism and transphobia by spreading knowledge of the trans community," according to Trans Stu…
By Brandi Neal

Here's Why You Should Include An Orange On Your Seder Plate This Passover

Passover officially begins on the evening of Mar. 30, which means that for the next couple of nights, folks will be marking the holiday by preparing Seder plates. And if you're the one prepping a Seder plate for your friends and family, you'll want t…
By James Loke Hale

Hallmark Has 34 Original Christmas Movies For 2018 & You're Gonna Want To See Every Single One

We're officially at the start of spring, but for some people that just means we're a few months closer to the Most Wonderful Time Of The Year: Christmas. Santa must have noticed 2018 thus far has been rough for most folks, because there's already a m…
By Danielle Burgos

Matcha Beer Is Apparently A Thing You Can Get For St. Patrick's Day & Someone Pinch Me

When it comes to St. Patrick's Day, there's virtually nothing more iconic than green beer. But the beer you're about to encounter isn't the love child of light beer and food coloring. Oh no. It's the love child of beer and matcha. Yup: Matcha beer is…
By James Loke Hale

This Is What Businesses & Services Will Be Open This President’s Day

Monday, Feb. 19, is President's Day, a federal holiday that honors America's presidents — meaning that, a lot of businesses will be shutting their doors and giving their employees the day off. So you'll want to know what's open on President's Day 201…
By Kaitlyn Wylde

9 Awkward AF Things That Happened To Us As Kids On Valentine's Day

I don't know about you, but as a child who spent approximately 95 percent of the time being awkward AF, I did not look forward to Valentine's Day. There was a veritable smorgasbord of things that could go wrong, from not getting a classroom-rule-requ…
By James Loke Hale

27 Valentine's Day Gifts You Can Get For Under $10 That Still Feel Thoughtful

If you're like me, the idea of snagging your loved one(s) Valentine's Day gifts for $10 or less fills you with an odd mix of guilt and glee. Glee because let's be real, the money is tight and the student loan bills are many. Guilt because society tel…
By James Loke Hale

14 Instagram Caption Ideas For People Who Hate Valentine’s Day

Oh St. Valentine's Day, how I loathe thee. The pressure of creating a Valentine's Day narrative that rivals a Hollywood rom com makes me want to pull the covers over my head. Same? Then you're going to need these Valentine's Day Instagram captions fo…
By Brandi Neal

This Cult Fave Candy Is Coming To Target For Valentine’s Day & You’ll Want To Stock Up

You know what's sweeter than love? The candy aisle. To be more specific, Target's candy aisle — this coming Valentine's Day. Cult favorite Dylan's Candy Bar is coming to Target for Valentine's Day, according to Refinery29, and the deal couldn't be sw…
By Brittany Bennett

These Cities Are Hosting Unconventional And Awesome Celebrations For MLK Day

Cities all over the country will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. day on Jan. 15 by holding massive parades, receptions, and days of service in his honor. Martin Luther King Jr. Day became an official holiday in 1983, 15 years after the civil rights …
By Katie Mitchell

14 Things You Never Noticed In 'Muppet Christmas Carol'

The holidays are over, but that doesn't mean it's time to stop celebrating. After all, the traditional 12 days of Christmas is supposed to start on Christmas Day and continue the celebration until Jan. 6. Therefore, it's totally acceptable to continu…
By Johnny Brayson

12 New Year’s Traditions For Good Luck You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

Humans are a superstitious bunch. From knocking on wood to throwing salt over your shoulder, you've likely engaged in a few odd activities to ensure good fortune. If you want to manifest prosperity in 2018, these uncommon New Year's traditions to try…
By Brandi Neal

Dear White Women, Here’s Your New Year’s Resolution

White women, it's time to make some changes in 2018. By now we're well aware of the stats: the 53 percent of white women who voted for Donald Trump last November, and over 60 percent who voted for Roy Moore this year. But it's not just the voting rec…
By Ayana Lage

This Is Hands-Down The CUTEST Way To Recycle Your Christmas Tree

Wondering what to do with your wilting Christmas tree now that the holiday is finally over? Elephants will take it right off your hands. In what is the single most darling way to recycle your Christmas tree, certain zoos and sanctuaries around the wo…
By Claire Warner

17 New Year’s Eve Instagram Caption Ideas That Are Way More Clever Than Champagne Emojis

As you get yourself ready to ring in the new year, planning the perfect outfit, the perfect make-up look, the perfect hairstyle, the perfect party, are all likely at the forefront of your mind — but, don't forget to plan the perfect, clever New Year'…
By Kaitlyn Wylde

7 Ways We Slut Shame Women On New Year's Eve

New Year’s Eve should be a celebratory night with friends and family, but women still deal with a host of slut shaming on the holiday. By now, unfortunately, we're all pretty familiar with what slut shaming is — criticizing women for actual or assume…
By Kyli Rodriguez-Cayro

12 New Year’s Eve Memes That Will Make You Say “It Me”

Year after year, New Year's Eve is hyped up to the max. And it's understandable: the holiday is a nondenominational, international ringing in of the new and throwing out of the old. And, also, it marks the official end of the holiday season, so peopl…
By Maddy Foley

The ONE Place You Should Travel In 2018, Based On Your Sign

The countdown to a new year is now in the single digits (praise be) which means if you're anything like me, you're starting to dream up all of the new and exciting places you want to go in 2018. Hello travel bucket list, my old friend! While there's …
By Michelle Gross

12 '90s Inspired Foods To Make At Your Holiday Party

Anyone can put some candy canes in a jar and whip up a pot of mulled wine for a holiday party. But if you're hosting a holiday gathering this late in the season, people are already seasoned out. So you're going to have to spice things up for them. Yo…
By Kaitlyn Wylde

16 Unique & Funny Caption Ideas For All Your New Year’s Eve Instagram Posts

If there's one thing we can agree on, it should be that the holiday season provides ample opportunity for Instagram greatness. Decorations, feasts, friends — the world wants, nay, needs to know just how extra we've all been this year. And, the most i…
By Maddy Foley