STAND-UP – The Headliner topic: Transgender RIghts

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Stand-up comedy has paved the way for conversations to develop around movements like gay rights, civil rights and women’s rights and now it’s time for transgender rights to take the mic.  Sometimes during his shift at Starbucks, Avery Sanders, 28, gets questions more personal than a request for a double shot of espresso. On his […]

‘Good Trouble’ Star Zuri Adele On How Black Lives Matter Co-Founder Patrisse Cullors Inspired Her Character

Originally published on Bustle Spoilers ahead for Good Trouble Season 2. After two seasons of Freeform’s Good Trouble, Zuri Adele tells Bustle that she has learned a lot from her character’s journey about how activism is a daily pursuit, and not just some one-off action or social media post. In The Fosters spinoff, Adele’s Good Trouble character Malika Williams is in the Black Lives Matter movement, co-founded […]

10 Celebrity Quotes About The Importance Of Putting Mental Health First

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Originally published on Elite Daily Mental health is at the forefront of issues affecting millennials these days, and many young celebrities have taken to social media to speak about their experiences. It’s easy to forget that seemingly always-confident stars like Selena Gomez, Ariana Grande, Lizzo, and Justin Bieber are just human, but… they are just human, and they still experience […]

9 Best Yoga With Adriene Videos, According To A Superfan

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This article was originally published on Bustle If you’re an at-home yoga doer, you probably have your go-to podcasts or YouTube channels that help you get your chill on. For me, that’s Yoga With Adriene. What I love about  Adriene Mishler’s “Yoga with Adriene” videos is that each one is titled to target a specific feeling in […]

10 Changes ‘The Lion King’ Makes To The Original Animated Movie, For Better Or Worse

image of Simba from the new Lion King 2019

Originally published on Bustle One of those highly anticipated Disney “live-action” remakes, The Lion King that hit theaters this week — just about a month after the original’s 25th birthday — includes the same songs, setting, characters, and overall storyline as the 1994 film. However, the new Lion King makes changes to the animated version that, in some cases, enhances the […]

9 Lighthearted Travel Movies That Are Almost As Good As A Real Summer Trip

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Originally published on Bustle Summer is upon us, and for some, that means taking a well-planned vacation. But for others, organizing a huge trip, checking bags, and spending a ton of money hardly sounds relaxing. It’s not always feasible to be able to hop a plane and get out of town, for a variety of […]