The Bustle Huddle: What Bustle's Editors Are Talking About On May 3
Happy hump day, everyone! Hopefully your week hasn't been too crazy, and you've been able to enjoy the hints of summer these first few days of May have brought. It's almost like winter might actually be behind us — fingers crossed.
Lots happened in the world today, so read on for a recap of all the news and events that got Bustle's editors talking on Wednesday, May 3:
Donald Trump + Trans Americans
In disturbing news, the Trump administration has blocked Obamacare's nondiscrimination provisions, which provide protection for trans Americans and health care programs providing abortion services. This is a huge blow, if not a surprising one considering the administration's general policies and behavior regarding reproductive rights and trans rights.
Say What?! Melania Trump favorited a tweet about her relationship problems with husband Donald, then unliked it awhile later. We see you, Melania...
The Women's March + Their Next Action
To end the 10 Actions/100 Days campaign, the Women's March has announced their final plan, The Pledge of Liberation. This action is a "declaration of allegiance" to one another, and in addition to social media awareness, there'll be marches and protests at congressional offices on May 8. You can sign the pledge here to get involved.
R.I.P.: Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher's headstone has been unveiled, and it's a beautiful tribute to the late mother and daughter.
The Defenders + A New Trailer
Marvel fans, get ready: The Defenders is almost here, and the new trailer will make you even more excited for Netflix's upcoming superhero show. Jessica Jones, Daredevil, Luke Cage, and Iron Fist are all on-board, and the series, out in August, is set to be absolute must-see TV.
Save The Date: Another big trailer, that for The Dark Tower, dropped on Wednesday, and Stephen King fans will want to keep Aug. 4 free in their calendars.
Beauty Products + Your New Obsessions
As a new month begins, it's a good time to revamp your morning routine, and you're going to want these 10 genius new beauty products in your life ASAP. From a watermelon sleeping mask to a perfect-for-summer lip pencil, check out the list of May product launches and start that Sephora order on your next lunch break.
Pro Tip: If you're sick of throwing out a half a pot of coffee every morning, check out these eight single-serve coffee makers, all of which have A+ Amazon reviews.
Today's WTF Moment: #FireColbert is lighting up Twitter, due to an, um, interesting comment the comedian made about Trump. Sigh.
What to Watch: A new episode of The Handmaid's Tale is out on Hulu, so get watching — you won't want to miss the show that everyone's talking about. P.S. It was just renewed for Season 2!