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Kellogg's "All Together" Combines All Your Fave '90s Cereals In Support Of GLAAD

Today is #SpiritDay, an anti-bullying campaign in support for LGBTQ youth taking place accross the country and online. In honor of the campaign, Kellogg’s and GLAAD have created “All Together” cereal which combines all your favorite breakfast…
By Mia Mercado

Uber & Lyft Are Offering Free Rides To The Polls — Here's How To Get One

If getting to the polls to vote is an issue for you, two ride sharing companies are looking to help. On Election Day 2018, Uber and Lyft will offer free or discounted rides to voters, as reported by Fast Company. Both companies are teaming up with…
By Lia Beck

An 8-Year-Old Girl Pulled An Ancient Sword From A Lake & Twitter Is Already Bowing Down

The world may be terrible, but there is one tiny spot of light in it right now: Saga Vanecek, an 8-year-old girl who found a sword in a Swedish lake over the summer. Saga is clearly meant to be our sovereign ruler, because, I mean… she pulled a…
By Lucia Peters

The Kavanaugh Hearings Made Me So Mad, I Paid To Smash Things With A Crowbar

If you’re reading this right now, I bet you’re angry. I know I am. Sure, I’m also scared, exhausted and anxious — about the eroding rights of marginalized people in this country, about children being detained in immigration centers without their…
By Gabrielle Moss

Gerrymander Jewelry Is Fighting Racial Redistricting With Weirdly Shaped Necklaces

If you’re looking for a statement necklace that really makes a statement, look no further than Gerrymander Jewelry. It is, like its name suggests, jewelry shaped like the worst gerrymandered districts in the U.S. As the website states, anyone who…
By Mia Mercado

13 People Share Their Go-To Response For When Someone Asks Them "What Are You?"

As a mixed-race person, I'm trying to imagine what being asked, "What are you?" would feel like if I was white. Maybe I wouldn't even know what it means. After all, I'm a "who", not a "what". But because I am mixed and have heard this question my…
By Lia Beck

A College Welcome Box Included A "Spit Or Swallow" Joke People Are Calling Out For Sexism

As school has come back in session, students at one U.K. university have received a welcome that some are calling sexist. The University of Sussex included suggestive promotional material from Brushbox, a dental hygiene brand, in a freshman student…
By Mia Mercado

Sexy ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ Costumes Have Officially Hit The Internet

UPDATE: Yandy has issued a statement over Twitter about the sexy Handmaid's Tale costume, and pulled it from their site. The statement below: "Over the last few hours, it has become obvious that [the costume] is being seen as a symbol of women’s…
By Mia Mercado

People Are Furious Over A Viral Cartoon About Serena Williams & Naomi Osaka

UPDATE: The Herald Sun has responded to Bustle's request for comment, linking to an article on its site with the statement, "Australia's finest cartoonist Mark Knight has dismissed a global Twitter storm over his depiction of a tantrum-throwing…
By Lia Beck

This New Starbucks Is Run Entirely By Senior Citizens

As hordes of pumpkin spice stans have started flocking to Starbucks, one store location in Mexico is marking another significant start date. On Tuesday, a Mexico City Starbucks with an all senior staff opened its doors to the public, making it the…
By Mia Mercado

Starbucks Will Start Paying Employees To Spend Half Their Work Week Volunteering

Starbucks has been making headlines recently, and in the best ways possible. In early July, the company announced that they would be eliminating use of plastic straws globally by 2020 and last year, they pledged to donate roughly 50 million meals…
By Isami McCowan

Coldplay's "Yellow" Almost Wasn't In 'Crazy Rich Asians,' Until The Director Wrote This Letter

Crazy Rich Asians is gorgeous start to finish. The beauty of the movie’s set design, costuming, and cast is perhaps only rivaled by that of its soundtrack. However, the song that plays during one of the film’s most climactic moments, a cover of…
By Mia Mercado

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Shows A Rare Example of An Asian Female Character Who Isn't Fetishized

As a half-Filipino, half-white, wholly racially ambiguous woman living in the Midwest, I didn’t know what I was missing from romantic comedies until I saw Crazy Rich Asians. It wasn’t until I was watching the relationship unfold between Nick Young…
By Mia Mercado

Toy Story Land's Green Army Patrol Features Both Men AND Women As Soldiers

If you’re a Disney fan, you’re probably already well aware that Toy Story Land, a brand-new expansion at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla., opens this weekend. What you may not know, though, is this: Toy Story Land’s Green Army Patrol includes…
By Lucia Peters

A Walgreen's Pharmacist Denied A Woman Miscarriage Medication Based On Moral Objection

In a post shared on Facebook on June 22, Nicole Arteaga shared that after being informed by her doctor that she would not be able to carry her baby to term, she was prescribed medication to help aid the miscarriage. She wrote that she went to a…
By Lea Rose Emery

The World Health Organization Will No Longer Classify Gender Dysphoria As A Mental Illness

The World Health Organization officially no longer considers gender dysphoria a mental illness. According to CNN, the agency recently announced that it has moved "gender incongruence" out of the chapter of mental disorders and into the sexual health…
By James Loke Hale

'Queer Eyes's Jonathan Van Ness Teamed Up With SMIRNOFF For The Ultimate Pride Collab

Just in time for New York City's biggest Pride 2018 event on June 24, SMIRNOFF Vodka and Queer Eye’s Jonathan Van Ness announced they have teamed up for the 2018 NYC Pride March. Because love wins, and love is thirsty. "SMIRNOFF is all about…
By Brandi Neal

Burger King Apologized For An Ad Offering Prizes To Women Who Got Pregnant By World Cup Players

With the World Cup in full effect, some brands have taken full advantage of incorporating the worldwide event into their ad campaigns. However, not all the ads are innocuous as a poorly placed soccer pun. Earlier this week, Burger King Russia…
By Mia Mercado

Barefoot Wines Is Letting You Personalize Your Own Label In Support Of The LGBTQ Community

I can't think of many things better than wine. Unicorns, maybe, but it's a close call. I didn't think vino could get any better until I learned Barefoot Wine has wine labels you can personalize, online, FOR FREE, and get them mailed to your house.…
By Megan Grant

Here’s Why You’re Seeing All These Recipes For “Moon Milk”

Posting a picture of what you're eating and drinking is practically an art form. It's not always easy to make your latte look aesthetically pleasing, which is why moon milk is the latest Pinterest and Instagram trend people are obsessed with. It's…
By Ayana Lage