Claire Warner
Claire is a freelance writer whose work has been featured in Bustle, Ravishly, the Daily Dot, YourTango, and the Good Men Project. She splits her time between living in the South and a dreamscape off in her own head. Favorite topics include LGBT issues, feminism, and cats. Mostly cats.

Latest Articles

A Mom Says She Was Kicked Off A Flight After She Breastfed Her Baby While Waiting For Takeoff

Holiday travel is always, in a word, maddening, but one woman had an alleged experience so miserable it was newsworthy. Mei Rui alleges she, her two-year-old son, and her parents were kicked off a Spirit Airlines flight after she breastfed on the pla…
By Claire Warner

How To Get That "Best 9" Photo Collage Everyone's Posting On Instagram

Each December, between the photos of adorably misshapen snowmen and glittery holiday attire, social media is flooded with end-of-year retrospectives. How are we supposed to remember what happened in the past year without a bunch of artful photo colla…
By Claire Warner

Arby’s Giant Sandwich Stuffed With Cheesy Curly Fries Is Only At These Two Locations

It's one of the world's greatest cruelties that bears and groundhogs get to spend the winter curled up in a three-month-long food coma, while humans have to go about their daily business like it isn't freezing and damp outside. Luckily, Arby's new sa…
By Claire Warner

Wearing An Ugly Christmas Sweater On This Day Could Get You Some Awesome Discounts

It's the holiday season, folks. The merry bells are ringing, the chestnuts are roasting, and snow is still a magical experience instead of the miserable, freezing one it will soon become. If you're a firm believer in the importance of the time-honore…
By Claire Warner

11 Things That Can Happen If You Don't Drink Enough Water

We all know what happens when you don't drink enough water when you're lost the desert or floating out to sea on a lifeboat: slow, agonizing death. But you don't have to find yourself in a life-threatening predicament to experience dehydration every …
By Claire Warner

What Your Favorite Gross Instagram Account Says About You

Something is rotten in the state of the Internet, and it's probably your obsession with gross Instagram accounts. Yes, I'm calling you out right now. You think other people don't know about all those pimple popping accounts you follow? The photos of …
By Claire Warner

These Teens Allegedly Sent 'Pretty Little Liars'-Inspired Threats — And Were Arrested

File this under "life imitating art gone wrong." On Friday, Ohio's Piqua High School cancelled classes after two teenagers allegedly made threats inspired by the ABC Family drama Pretty Little Liars. For those unfamiliar with the show, it's set in a …
By Claire Warner

The Most Popular Tweets Of 2017 Included Two Of Obama’s — But None Of Trump’s

Somewhere out there, Donald Trump might be questioning his Twitter presence right now. Why? Because Barack Obama has the most popular tweet of 2017, while not a single one of his own tweets made the cut. Just saying. You may now take this time to cac…
By Claire Warner

Hello Kitty Wine Just Launched An Entire Online Store

Hello Kitty may have been designed to appeal to children, but the character herself is a legit adult. (Seriously. She celebrated her 43rd birthday this year, making her well past the legal drinking age.) Maybe that's why Sanrio developed its Hello Ki…
By Claire Warner

This Dessert Subscription Service Will Send You Brownies Right Before Your Period Starts

There is nothing like blood loss and a cranky uterus to make you want to shovel down baked goods from the fetal position on your bed. Unfortunately, someone has to bake those goods, and when you're cramping and miserable, it's not likely to be you. E…
By Claire Warner

Mercury Retrograde & December’s Gemini Full Moon Means December Will Be A Strange Month For All Signs

For some people, astrology is something to be contemplated for half an hour in the salon waiting room while you wait for your hair dye to process. For others, the alignment of the stars is as important as the advice of friends and family. If you fall…
By Claire Warner

Chipotle Just Changed Their Queso Recipe & It Sounds AMAZING

If guacamole is the undisputed king of Chipotle toppings, queso is the wannabe usurper to the throne. When the fast casual chain finally added cheese dip to the menu in September after years of holding out, reviews were, in a word, mixed. With Chipot…
By Claire Warner

This Woman’s Boyfriend Was Too “Embarrassed” To Buy Tampons & The Internet Has THOUGHTS

Breaking news: In a recent Reddit post, a local man discovered that his girlfriend is, in fact, a woman. The lady in question took to the internet to (rightfully) complain after he refused to buy her tampons when her period started unexpectedly at hi…
By Claire Warner

This Viral Post Explains How We May Be Interpreting "Baby, It’s Cold Outside" All Wrong

Forget Christmas lights and fruitcake. The holiday season doesn't truly start until everyone starts to point out that "Baby, It's Cold Outside" is, er, problematic. Ragging on the Christmas classic is practically a seasonal tradition, but if you secr…
By Claire Warner

This Woman's Response To A Creepy Guy In Her DMs Just Made Her Twitter's New Hero

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a woman in possession of a social media account must wade through a daily avalanche of unwanted sexual advances. (Thanks, patriarchy!) It's infuriating, to say the least, but sometimes, women respond to cre…
By Claire Warner

16 Weird '90s Crushes You Probably Had

Back in the '90s, some crushes were universal. For example, literally every human being with access to a working television set was in love with Jonathan Taylor Thomas, George Clooney, and the entire cast of Buffy the Vampire Slayer. There's no shame…
By Claire Warner

Brie Noir Is The Grown Up Version Of Brie & It's Not For The Faint Of Heart

Maybe you can toss together a cheese plate in ten minutes and give a lecture series about the true definition of fresh cheese, but I'm here today to tell you that you don't know all there is to know about cheese. If I were to ask you what Brie Noir i…
By Claire Warner

This Conspiracy Theory About Prince Harry & Meghan Markle’s Engagement Will Make You LOL

Even if you couldn't care less about the royal family, it would have been impossible to miss the news that yet another British prince plans to marry to a tall, beautiful brunette. The youngest of Princess Diana's two children, Prince Harry, announced…
By Claire Warner

If You Think We’ve Made Progress With Calling Out Sexual Harassers, Read This Woman’s Viral Reddit Thread

After a New York Times investigation reported years of sexual misconduct allegations against influential Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, the floodgates seemed to open. Since then, dozens of powerful figures have been accused of sexual harassment…
By Claire Warner

Dictionary.com Announced "Complicit" As Word Of The Year In The Saltiest Way

Siri, what does "complicit" mean? In a year marked by sexual harassment allegations and concerns over Russian influence on American politics, so many people had to look up the meaning of the word that it was chosen as Dictionary.com's 2017 word of th…
By Claire Warner