Month: June 2017

This afternoon, four Planned Parenthood clinics will shut down in Iowa. Once they’ve closed their doors, nearly 15,000 women will lose access to affordable health care services. The clinics—in Quad Cities, Burlington, Keokuk, and Sioux City—have been forced to shutter after a vote in the Iowa state legislature in March effectively defunded the provider. Republican
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Happy Fourth of July! Doing anything fun for the weekend? Like, for instance, getting into a car with your significant other tonight to drive somewhere with a beach or some beautiful nature…just like everybody else? And then you’re idling on I-95 for hours, you’re out of podcasts, and one of you is quietly seething that
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If you’re a fan of the fidget spinner, we have some unfortunate news for you—the popular toy might be a fire hazard. Families from Michigan and Alabama are complaining that Bluetooth-enabled fidget spinners are bursting into flames, posing a serious risk to anyone nearby. In the two reported cases, the fidget spinners were charging when
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It’s been rumored since Lemonade dropped last April that Jay-Z was working on an album in response. Today, we found out that’s true. Not only did he directly address many of Bey’s apparent cheating accusations, but he also apologized (presumably for said cheating) quite a few times. This means Becky with the good hair is
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Being teased by one your musical faves is the absolute worst, but we’re just the messenger so take it easy on us: A Selena Gomez country song exists, however, we may never hear it. See, we warned you how hard this would suck, but before anyone starts bombarding the “Bad Liar” songstress with back-to-back frantic
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After winning fans with affordable makeup for eyes, lips, and cheeks, ColourPop is set to launch nail polish very soon. On July 7, ColourPop Polish will debut with six shades, all seven-free so you don’t have to worry about toxic chemicals lurking (there’s no Toluene, Formaldehyde, Formaldehyde Resin, Camphor, DBP, TPHP, and Xylene). Each bottle
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After breaking the internet with a steamy makeout session in the pool, Rihanna and her new arm candy Hassan Jameel continue their lovers getaway in Spain. The two were spotted in Ibiza together this week grabbing coffee. Though the outing seemed casual, the singer did not go easy on the style. She wore striped Celine
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Who wouldn’t trust Ashley Olsen’s fashion instinct? Michelle Tanner had unbelievably unforgettable style. And the Olsen sisters’ early 2000s looks in New York Minute were everyone’s dream. But really, we’re talking about the woman at the helm of The Row. The Row, meaning, capital F fashion. You can’t blame us, then, for obsessing over the
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Yesterday, the internet went crazy when photos surfaced of Rihanna kissing a mystery man during her recent vacation in Spain. His identity wasn’t known then, but as the hours passed, the Navy and various news outlets dug it up. People, The Sun, and TMZ are reporting that RiRi’s new boo is Saudi businessman Hassan Jameel.
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Gigi Hadid will post the occasional Zayn Malik kissing shot on her Instagram. She’ll share baby photos, selfies, and photos of her vacations. But Hadid is admittedly less open on her social media accounts than she was when she first started: “I’ve kind of learned where people start to take advantage of things,” Hadid told
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It’s a wild, weird, divided world we’re living in, but here’s one thing we can all agree on: We need more women in charge— stat. Just 20 percent of American mayors, 19 percent of Congress, and 6 governors are women. Herewith, ELLE presents a bipartisan campaign, We Nominate, to get women politically involved: (1) Nominate
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It’s been one year since the Supreme Court issued its landmark decision in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt, the case that ruled that the severe restrictions on abortion that Texas had established under House Bill 2 in 2013 were unconstitutional. In a 5-3 vote, the Court announced that clinics didn’t need to have admitting privileges
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