Every year, École Polytechnique reminds us of the continued reality of gendered violence (Photo: Getty) *Trigger warning* This article contains references to physical assault and murder that may be triggering to survivors of gender-based violence. On the 30th anniversary of the École Polytechnique shooting, I find myself wondering where the 14 women might be now
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Stepping onto the Peloton Tread for the first time is like stepping onto a spaceship—it’s roomy, bright, and futuristic. In front of you is a massive 32-inch HD touch screen that displays live classes where you can virtually give your classmates high-fives and compete for ranks. So, a friendly-yet-competitive spaceship. Plagued by an acute case
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(Photo: Getty Images) In truly infuriating and rage-inducing news, Harvey Weinstein, the disgraced former Hollywood movie mogul who has been accused of sexually assaulting more than 80 women and is currently facing charges of rape, criminal sex act, sex abuse, and sexual misconduct is claiming he is the real victim in the aftermath of his alleged victims going public.
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(Photo: Getty Images) On December 18, the House of Representatives voted to impeach President Donald Trump on two articles of impeachment: abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. The announcement comes almost three months after the Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi (a badass and fashion icon in her own right), announced on September 24 that
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In 2019, navigating the choppy waters of your love life was easier said than done. There’s the endless tide of dating apps. The fear of getting ghosted (and sneaking temptation to return the favor) persists. Even giving yourself some one-on-one intimacy has become marred by surveillance and, in some cases, animal interference. Luckily, ELLE columnist
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It started with a bouquet of flowers. They were delivered to my desk on a dreary Wednesday afternoon. They were excessive, over-the-top, bright red roses and waxy lilies shedding petals all over my keyboard. I had to dig through thorny stems to locate the card, which was scrawled with a saccharine message. You’d be forgiven
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Artists like Megan Thee Stallion are repping for women at Coachella 2020 in a year with few female artists. The official lineup for Coachella 2020 has been announced, and people are talking. We’re not going to pretend the SoCal festival isn’t problematic. Its founder has donated to anti-LGBTQ senators and organizations, and it’s usually pretty
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Tired of superficial swipe culture? There’s an app for that. Unlike Hinge, Bumble, and Tinder, brand new online dating service S’More (which stands for “something more”) prioritizes conversation over selfies. This is how it works: Users receive recommended profiles each day chosen specifically for them by an algorithm that factors in values, passions, preferences, and
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(Photos: Getty Images) We’re only a few days into 2020 and already the world is (literally) burning around us. First, there are the severe bushfires that continue to ravage parts of Australia; and now World War III is trending on Twitter and Google. Jan 1st: New decade going fairly well, all things considered. Jan 2nd: Australia appears
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Photo by Marc Piasecki/WireImageSam Smith and Pose’s Indya Moore both shared their preference for they/them pronouns this year. By Pahull Bains Date December 12, 2019 icon-facebook icon-twitter Merriam-Webster recently updated its dictionary entry for the word “they,” adding this new definition: “—used to refer to a single person whose gender identity is nonbinary.” The update
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Photography via Max Mumby/GettyThe letter says that Markle represents “the epitome of possibilities that can be achieved by the woman of African descent.” By Sarah Mariotti Date December 17, 2019 icon-facebook icon-twitter It’s no secret that Meghan Markle has faced unrelenting scrutiny with the British press in the span of her life as royalty—misuse of information,
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