On His 40th Birthday: 7 Reasons To Love Colin Farrell


By Jaclyn Lindsay

Today marks Colin Farrell’s 40th birthday. As a fellow Irish person – and self-confessed fan of his –  I thought it was only fair to pay tribute to him.

The Dublin-born actor has been no stranger to the headlines in the past, with his various addictions to drugs, booze, and women. But in recent years, he has nearly disappeared from gossip columns completely, opting instead for a more private life, all the while, still maintaining his reputation as a respected actor.

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How The Well-Intended Idea Of “Innocent Until Proven Guilty” Is Now Perpetuating Rape Culture


By De Elizabeth

As soon as the news broke about Johnny Depp and Amber Heard, the response of the Internet was almost predictable.

Some flocked to support Heard. Others took to defend Depp. And amid both sides, there was the cutting voice of doubt masquerading itself as logic – the ones spouting: “Well, we don’t know anything yet. She could be lying. And in our country, it’s innocent until proven guilty.”
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I Stepped Away From My Toxic Friendship – And You Can Too


By Casey Reagan

Before going off to college, I let go of my best friend of 12 years. She didn’t like that I had made other girlfriends, and jealousy was not a trait she covered nicely. Her little green monster came out in blatant, passive-aggressive, and sarcastic insults. The damage done on my confidence, and the innocent bystanders I was developing a healthy relationship with, forced me to decide – is this worth it? Continue reading

#SwipeRight: One Woman’s Dating App Showdown


By Marie

Unless you live under a rock, you probably know about Tinder. You swipe right if you like a person or swipe left to pass on them. You can also now swipe up and “super like” someone, so that when you appear in their feed, you’re outlined in blue – making it clear that you’re interested. It all sounds easy, but there are some underlying problems that occur once you get a “match.”  Continue reading