This year’s MTV’s Video Music Awards made major headlines for fashion, and refreshingly enough, family and feminism. Beyonce and Taylor Swift both proved that being yourself on stage is a better and more honest performance than posing to please the “haters” that’ll hate anyway. No stranger to the gossip around Tinsel town, Miley Cyrus sparked some newsworthy talk, centered around … [Read more...] about What to Expect from Miley Cyrus’s Latest Fashion Collaboration
Recently, I was reading a magazine and was shocked when I saw an actor had listed Legally Blonde as her “guilty pleasure movie.” Why on earth would anyone feel guilty about watching Legally Blonde? It is a cinematic masterpiece; how could someone waste time feeling guilty for loving it? For that matter, why do we waste time feeling guilty about any harmless activity that brings us pleasure? … [Read more...] about Taking the Guilt out of Guilty Pleasures
It's seriously frustrating to go out with friends, looking good, hoping to be noticed by someone attractive. You feel confident and sexy (because, you know, sometimes a great pair of jeans or a great dress can make you feel like a million bucks!). You wait all night to catch someone's eye, thinking maybe you might snag a phone number or even a date. Instead of chatting with a tall, dark, … [Read more...] about Stop Looking for Love
Although my grandfather is in his 80's, he can still remember the exact moment he first saw my grandmother, Violet, scrubbing the window of her home outside in her white shorts. Was it love at first sight? Perhaps. Four years later, when my grandmother was seventeen years old, they were married in a simple ceremony when my grandfather was on leave. Today, sixty-two years later, they are still … [Read more...] about Waiting to Tie the Knot: Where Feminism and Marriage Intersect
[adrotate banner="3"] “You are what you eat,” said your mother, at some point, probably. Though you are not literally a hot dog or a jar of Nutella, the point is, you are a little bit of what you take in. This concept applies to social interactions as well. The people with whom you surround yourself will undoubtedly influence you. The author of an article in Relevant Magazine notes that several … [Read more...] about What Do Your Friends Say About You?