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Soon You Can Add Video Clips To Your Bumble Dating App Profile

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Bumble, the dating app that allows women to make the first move when deciding whether or not to speak to their matches, is further separating itself from Tinder by introducing a Snapchat-esque video feature. BumbleVID will allow users to create a story out of an...

8 Life Lessons I Learned From Becoming An Aunt

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About three years ago, I became an aunt. At the same time, my family was struggling financially, I just finished college, the nascent era of #BlackLivesMatter activism was about to take the nation by storm, and I launched my writing career by publishing a personal...

A Real Question About Motherhood: As A Woman Of A Certain Age, Do You Really Want To Be Halle Or Janet?

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Science — and celebrities — are routinely sending us the message that our biological clocks aren’t really ticking as fast the emotional ones that tell us we must become a mother by a certain age. Three years ago, Halle Berry gave birth to a son at...

Amaku Ukpong Gets Paid (A Lot) To Cuddle Strangers, Particularly White Men Who’ve Never Touched A Black Woman

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Most of us think of cuddling as something you (want to) do with your boo at night, but there’s actually an entire profession built on the activity and those who perform the function are known as cuddlist; Amaku Ukpong is one of them. Her name...

Woman Starts GoFundMe Account To Divorce Her Abuser, Shuts It Down After Being Bombarded With Donations

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GoFundMe accounts are started everyday for a vast array of reasons ranging from simple, seemingly ridiculous requests to large scale, life altering ones and tons of pipe dreams, fun goals and prom dresses in between. Vanessa Gritton of California turned to the fundraising site after...

Here’s a Look at Rachel Dolezal’s New Book

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And she’s back. Rachel Dolezal has a new book coming out and in it, she’s discussing her “trans-racial” abilities.  In Full Color: Finding My Place in a Black and White World will be released on March 28, 2017, but is available for pre-order on Amazon. The...