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9 Things You Can Celebrate Instead Of Thanksgiving If It Makes You Uncomfortable

In elementary school, I was taught that Thanksgiving was a beautiful moment in our country’s history. Friendly white people sailed over on the Mayflower and befriended the Natives who taught them how ...
By Katie Mitchell

11 Life Upgrades To Make When You're Getting Over A Breakup

Breakups are hands down the worst. On an emotional level, when you’re heartbroken, you feel like you’re never going to be happy again. On a practical level, you might lose friends, furniture, or even ...
By Emma McGowan

How To Get Through The Holidays Without Drinking

Bustle and Coveteur are working together to bring you the best mix of the season's hottest releases, shopping tips, and gifting ideas in ways that are both inspirational, and attainable. Check The Hol...
By Laurel Pantin, Coveteur

17 Quotes That Will Make Perfect Friendsgiving Instagram Captions

It might not be quite as well-established as Thanksgiving, but Friendsgiving — celebrating the harvest with the squad instead of (or in addition to) your family — has quickly become an unofficial holi...
By Claire Warner

The Secret To Successfully Breaking A Bad Habit For Good Isn’t As Complicated As You Think

Perhaps you've gotten up in the morning and vowed to stop smoking, spending too much time on social media, or a myriad other bad habits. But, by the afternoon your lighting up or going down a Twitter ...
By Brandi Neal

You May Be Dining At Restaurants With Vending Machines Instead Of Waiters Soon

For introverts since the dawn of time, eating out has presented a set of problems — mainly, having to interact with other humans in order to get your hands on a simple turkey sandwich. For a brief tim...
By Claire Warner

24 Thanksgiving Instagram Caption Ideas That Are Actually Funny

After a morning spent being ordered about in the kitchen by your parents, followed by a trip to your grandparents' house where you have to talk to cousins you barely know while pretending you aren't s...
By Claire Warner

How To Throw A Unique Friendsgiving Celebration, According To Mandy Moore

With Thanksgiving fast approaching, many people are also gathering their nearest and dearest to celebrate Friendsgiving. Above all else, Friendsgiving is a time to express gratitude for the cast of ch...
By Brandi Neal

7 Intersectional Ways To Observe Transgender Day Of Remembrance

Nov. 20 is the 19th annual Transgender Day of Remembrance, on which we as a community pause to remember trans folks whose lives were taken by anti-transgender violence and prejudice. Nov. 20 is also h...
By James Loke Hale

Activated Charcoal Can Affect Your Body In This Really Weird Way

Charcoal has been popping up in everything from toothpaste to facial masks as of late (I've tried both). Ice cream also got the activated charcoal treatment a few months back, and it basically broke t...
By Brandi Neal

The Editor Of An LGBTQ Magazine Was Fired After Old Anti-Semitic Tweets Were Discovered

Josh Rivers, the recently appointed editor of Gay Times, and the first Black editor of a gay men's magazine, was fired from his role after it was discovered that he reportedly tweeted comments offensi...
By James Loke Hale

17 Gifts That Give Back — That Are Feminist As Heck

The current political climate, coupled with the recent barrage of sexual harassment and abuse allegations against powerful men in almost every industry, is mobilizing feminists to smash the patriarchy...
By Brandi Neal

9 Things You Can Celebrate Instead Of Thanksgiving If It Makes You Uncomfortable

In elementary school, I was taught that Thanksgiving was a beautiful moment in our country’s history. Friendly white people sailed over on the Mayflower and befriended the Natives who taught them how ...
By Katie Mitchell

This Is The Most Popular Thanksgiving Dish In Your State

Turducken, tofurkey, deep-friend turkey, jello with helpless fruit trapped inside, corn casserole — what you'll be eating on Thanksgiving 2017 might depend on where you live. According to the Los Ange...
By Brandi Neal

11 Things Every '90s Kid Had In Their Lunchbox

When it comes to '90s nostalgia, there are few things more unifying than lunch. Nearly all of us '90s kids, no matter what kind of school we went to, can bond over the classic cafeteria fare: cardboar...
By James Loke Hale

These 20 Jobs Will Pay You Over $100,000 — If You Want To Work In These Industries

Money can’t buy happiness, or at least that’s what folks with money say. According to Forbes, attractive fixed salary is eighth on the list of top 10 factors for on-the-job employee happiness. Even th...
By Katie Mitchell

Google Is Making It Way Easier To See What Salary You Should Be Getting

Undoubtedly, one of the biggest contributors to the wage gap is that fact that we've been programmed by the patriarchy to believe that talking about money is impolite. But with a lack of education, co...
By Mariella Mosthof

The Huge Problem With Calling Sexual Assault Allegations A "Witch Hunt"

After The New York Times published a report claiming Hollywood film producer Harvey Weinstein had allegedly sexually harassed and assaulted women for decades, dozens of other women and men have come f...
By Claire Warner

People With Fibromyalgia Can Wait 3 Years For A Diagnosis. This New Test Could Change That

A diagnosis of fibromyalgia is often given when doctors are unable to find another cause for chronic widespread body pain. But many fibromyalgia suffers are often told the pain is all in their heads. ...
By Brandi Neal

These People Are Using Instagram To Show What Chronic Illness, Trauma & Disability Look Like

According to the National Health Council, 40 million Americans suffer from one or more chronic conditions that alter and affect their limitations of activities. Chronic illnesses can lead to further h...
By S. Nicole Lane

9 Signs Your Body Can't Tolerate Grains

While you may think of grains as a go-to, easy item to have around, grains may be cause your body more harm than good. As someone with celiac disease, I'm very familiar with the negative effects grain...
By Sarah Fielding