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The New & Improved Project Runway Tackles A Lot More Than Just Clothes

"I want Karlie to critique my collection.""Guys, act like TV stars!""Someone let me know if I'm flashing the camera."I heard a lot of stuff during my afternoon spent with Project Runway 3.0’s newly minted cast at Refinery29’s New York headquarters. Jokes were made, eyes were rolled and astrological signs were debated. But despite the offscreen fun and the harsh (but necessary) "You're not going to Paris" moments, this season aims to be about much more than just drama and dresses.The beloved rea...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York, America, Paris, Bravo, Maxwell, Conde Nast, Karlie Kloss, Heidi Klum, Garcia, CFDA, Teen Vogue, Nina Garcia, Longview Texas, Karlie

AOC Fires Back After Laura Ingraham Makes Fun Of Her "Latina Thing"

Fox News host Laura Ingraham once called Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez a horsewoman of the apocalypse and she is now focusing on the story that really matters: how the New York congresswoman pronounces her own name.Ingraham, who once said she was learning Spanish for her Guatemalan daughter, asked conservative lawyer Joe diGenova during a segment on her show, Ingraham Angle, whether he had noticed that Ocasio-Cortez "put on" an accent when introducing herself."She does the Latina thing where sh...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York, America, Hillary Clinton, United States, House, Brazil, Fox News, Nancy Pelosi, Puerto Rico, Cortez, Aoc, Carl, Laura Ingraham, Joe diGenova

New Zealand Just Banned Military-Style Weapons, Putting The U.S. To Shame

Less than a week after a white nationalist gunman opened fire at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, killing 50 people, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced that the country had banned military-style semi-automatic weapons and assault rifles and has set up a buyback program. Both the coalition government and the center-right opposition party supported the move."I strongly believe that the vast majority of legitimate gun owners in New Zealand will understand that these moves are in the ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Washington Post, Senate, America, New Zealand, Brazil, Sandy Hook, Christchurch, Daniel Webster, Laura Ingraham, National Rifle Association NRA, Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy and Research, Christchurch New Zealand, Shannon Watts, Jacinda Ardern

Elizabeth Warren Is A Policy Heavyweight. The Media Is More Interested In Rockstars.

Welcome to Hindsight 2020, Refinery29's weekly column reflecting on the women running for president and the lessons learned (or not!) from 2016.Sen. Elizabeth Warren's policy positions are rooted in her clear-eyed understanding of how capitalism in its current form benefits some, but not all Americans. During her appearance at a CNN town hall Monday, her first major introduction to the national stage this election cycle, the Massachusetts senator embraced this ethos by speaking about her family...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Washington, Senate, Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren, America, Joe Biden, Cnn, Harvard, Hillary Clinton, New York Times, Iowa, Madeleine McCann, Warren, Biden

Trump threatens human rights officials with jail & proposes elimination of all public arts funding

Donald Trump's latest moves continue America's slow slide into the dark ages.
Tags: Politics, Lifestyle, America, Donald Trump, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Trump, United Nations Human Rights Committee

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern Promises Tougher Gun Laws Within Days Of Shooting

New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday that she plans to announce stricter gun laws within the next few days, just days after a white nationalist gunman opened fire at two mosques in Christchurch during Friday prayers, killing 50 people and injuring dozens of others."Within 10 days of this horrific act of terrorism we will have announced reforms which will, I believe, make our community safer," Ardern said in a news conference.She did not give specifics, but said she supports ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Australia, Washington Post, Senate, America, United States, New York Times, New Zealand, Sandy Hook, Christchurch, Nra, Webster, University of Sydney, Cory Booker, Daniel Webster

You Won't Believe How Much Elizabeth Holmes Has Changed

Once upon a time, Elizabeth Holmes was America's youngest self-made female billionaire and the head of biotech company Theranos, which promised new blood-testing procedures that would revolutionize health care. But, beginning in 2015, the cracks in Holmes' tech empire and veneer of prestige started to show, with reports trickling out that the level of technology she championed was "exaggerated" at best. In 2018, Holmes was formally indicted on charges of fraud, and now faces upwards of 20 years...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Hbo, Steve Jobs, New York City, America, San Francisco, Kylie Jenner, Vanity Fair, Clinton, Elizabeth Holmes, Sanders, Holmes, Davidson, Jamie McCarthy Getty, Amanda Sanders

"I Love You, Now Die" Is The Most Relevant & Shocking True Crime Story Of 2019

One hot day in July 2014 in Fairhaven, Ma., Conrad Roy III was found dead by suicide in his pickup truck. He had purchased a generator to trap the carbon monoxide from his the car’s cabin as he sat parked behind a local K-Mart. He was 18.These details about his death may not sound familiar until you hear about the attractive young woman that the state of Massachusetts has found responsible for Conrad’s death. Michelle Carter, 17 at the time, was Conrad's friend, and maybe-girlfriend; they had m...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Hbo, Usa, Supreme Court, Massachusetts, New York City, US, America, Cara Delevingne, Gilberto Valle, Roy, Commonwealth, Sxsw, Carr, Michelle

You Are Just Fine the Way You Are

--> I was sitting in a sales seminar several months ago and a well known sales trainer got up and started speaking to the audience. He is considered by many to be one of the best salespeople in America, and I was hanging on his every word. The man was describing how he went into meetings in corporations to sell things, and how he always was able to close. His entire strategy was based on what he called “finding the pain.” “You need to find the pain! You need to find the pain!” he kept shouting a...
Tags: Google, Featured, Careers, America, Life Lessons, Job Search, Career Advice, Legal Profession, New Job, Legal Jobs, Don, BCG, QuickBooks, Career Blog, Legal Career, Job Search Industry

Kim Kardashian Posts Her "Psoriasis Face" — & How She's Treating It

Update: Kim Kardashian West has proven time and time again that she isn't afraid to show the world what struggling with psoriasis really looks like. Last night, the star posted yet another video of her latest flare-up, which showed rashes on her cheeks and under her eyes. "Psoriasis face," she wrote on her Instagram Story. Even with state-of-the-art treatments at her disposal, Kardashian West continues to battle the incurable condition, which an estimated 7.5 million Americans can definitely re...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Kim Kardashian, America, Kim Kardashian West, Kourtney, Kardashian West, National Psoriasis Foundation, NPF, Instagram Psoriasis, Instagram Kardashian West

MAC & Benefit Just Made It So Easy To Support Planned Parenthood

With the Trump Administration never not proposing rules that could signal the end of abortion access in America as we know it, it's more important now than ever to support the organizations that have made it their mission to stand in the Administration's way. Conveniently for those of us who believe in women's fundamental human rights and lipstick, two of the beauty world's most powerful brands have simultaneously announced new efforts to help Planned Parenthood, which has been specifically tar...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Mac, Planned Parenthood, America, United States, Benefit, Mahon, Viva Glam, Roo, Trump Administration, Nancy Mahon, MAC AIDS Fund, Annie Ford Danielson, Maggie Ford Danielson, Worth Of Drugstore Blush

Tammy Baldwin On The Next Battle For LGBTQ+ Rights

It’s 2019 and, in more than half of the states in the United States, it remains legal to discriminate against members of the LGBTQ+ community in the workplace, in housing, in public spaces, and many other areas. The absence of a federal anti-discrimination law has a deep impact in the everyday lives of this community: Research shows nearly two-thirds of LGBTQ+ people in the U.S. have experienced discrimination based on their gender identity or sexual orientation.Sen. Tammy Baldwin hopes to chan...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Supreme Court, Obama, Congress, Senate, America, Barack Obama, Indiana, United States, House, Wisconsin, Manhattan, Mitch McConnell, Lgbtq, Nancy Pelosi

Girl Found Dead Near Hacienda Heights Hiking Trail Identified As Trinity Love Jones

Authorities have identified the young girl found dead near a hiking trail in Hacienda Heights, CA last week as 9-year-old Trinity Love Jones. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is holding two people as persons of interest in the case, though their names have not been made public yet.The L.A. County coroner’s office ruled the case as a homicide, though the cause of death has not been released to the public either. Trinity's body was found Tuesday by maintenance workers. Authorities said...
Tags: Fashion, Music, California, America, Trinity, Kamala Harris, Authorities, Hacienda Heights CA, Skylar, Jayme Closs, Antonio Jones, Lucy McBath On Sen Kamala Harris, Kidnapper Jake Patterson, Skylar Mannie

Rep. Lucy McBath On Sen. Kamala Harris: "She's Changing America's Narrative"

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Tags: Fashion, Music, America, Georgia, United States, Philadelphia, Kamala Harris, Ivanka Trump, Gill, Kamala, Lucy McBath, Melissa Butler, Sen Kamala Harris, BG Color, Lucy McBath On Sen Kamala Harris, Lisa Price Kiki Layne Yamiche Alcindor

Turning back time with the Amish of Ohio

At home with the family-loving American Anabaptists who seek a rural life free from the tyranny of modern technologyWhen he cuts open the peach, juice flows to the ground. He sits on a wooden crate surrounded by his six sons, who are also slicing fruit, huge piles of them, before placing them in jars. The youngest, who’s only five, joins in, as they all sit together inside a rust-red barn in the early evening light. They’re dressed identically, in blue shirts and dungarees with battered straw bo...
Tags: Travel, America, Life and style, Pennsylvania, Ohio, United States Holidays, North And Central America Holidays, COLUMBUS Ohio, Holmes County, German Village, Franklin Park Columbus, Zoombezi Bay Water Park

Sympathy, Morale, and the Importance of Being Organized

In every job I have ever had, I have been happy for the most part. When I was an attorney, for example, I liked many aspects of being an attorney. When I worked in the asphalt business, I loved many aspects of that business. Most people are able to find some level of enjoyment in every job that they do. What is interesting, though, is that in every job I ever had, there were always people around me who were more than happy to stop by my office and go out to lunch with me, just to give me the ...
Tags: Asia, Europe, Featured, Russia, Careers, America, United States, Shanghai, Job Search, Starbucks, Mcdonalds, Las Vegas, Career Advice, Detroit, Wall Street Journal, Legal Profession

Facebook won't accept ads for Hump, Dan Savage's delightful homebrew porno film-festival

Hump is a festival showcasing homemade pornographic shorts (5 minutes or less), created by beloved sex- and relationship-advice columnist Dan Savage (the guy who made Rick Santorum's name synonymous with the residue of lube, semen and fecal matter produced by anal sex; and who created the "It Gets Better and Impeach the Motherfucker Already campaigns). Hump is in its 14th year, and has only gone from strength to strength, celebrating sex-positivity for all bodies, gender expressions and id...
Tags: Facebook, Post, News, Congress, Sex, US, America, Los Angeles, Rick Santorum, Savage, Dan Savage, Date Night, SESTA, Hump, DeleteFacebook, FOSTA

A Week In Phoenix, AZ, On A $57,000 Salary

Welcome toMoney Diaries , where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.Today: a researcher working in engineering/higher education who makes $57,000 per year and spends some of her money this week on ravioli.Ed. note: This OP mentions that she lost a family member to suicide. If you are thinking about suicide, please call the N...
Tags: Facebook, Fashion, Music, Instagram, Washington, America, Starbucks, Click, Grey, Petsmart, Phoenix, Don, Safeway, National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, Netflix Hulu Amazon, Money Diaries

5 Nontraditional Ways to Save Money on Your Wedding Day

Your wedding day is one of the most important days of your life, but it can also be one of the most expensive. You want your day to be perfect, but with the average cost of a wedding in America totaling $25,200, that price tag is hard to swallow. That’s a lot of money to pay for a few hours of celebration. It’s tough to cut back on your wedding. After all, it’s a celebration of love in front of the most important people in your life. But at the same time, spending the bulk of your savings doesn...
Tags: Marketing, Lifestyle, America, Personal, Frugality, Money Tips, Nontraditional Ways

The Drop: Amanda Palmer Tackles The Long Walk To Abortion in "A Voicemail For Jill"

Welcome to The Drop, Refinery29's home for exclusive music video premieres. We want to shine the spotlight on women artists whose music inspires, excites, and (literally) moves us. This is where we'll champion their voices.Amanda Palmer has been famous for her unabashed honesty and boldness throughout her nearly two decades-long career, but her forthcoming album, There Will Be No Intermission, is likely her most vulnerable yet. The former Dresden Dolls singer addresses miscarriage, cancer, grie...
Tags: Fashion, Music, London, America, Bill Cosby, Palmer, Amanda Palmer, Cia, Dublin, Donald Trump, Nick Cave, Jill, Weinstein, Sealy, Brett Kavanaugh, Hannah Gadsby

How Black Cowboys & A Calvin Klein Campaign Inspired The Visuals For Solange's When I Get Home

The Black yeehaw agenda is alive and well. But for Solange Knowles, it’s more than just an aesthetic. It’s a genuine lifestyle she showcases for the world on her latest album, When I Get Home, a love letter to her hometown of Houston, Texas.The LP is accompanied by a visual component, a 33 minute film set to the songs on the album, shot by mostly Texas-based collaborators like her husband, Alan Ferguson, Terence Nance, Jacolby Satterwhire, and Ray Tintori to bring to life certain aspects of l...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Texas, Beyonce, America, Calvin Klein, Solange, Solange Knowles, John Wayne, Kelela, Black, Sargent, Janet Jackson, Houston Texas, Clemens, Curtis Mayfield

The Bachelor Women Tell All Recap: Tears, Fears & Demi's Sneers

Brace yourselves, because after a season of widespread drama, unwieldy rumors, and molehills turned into mountains, Colton Underwood’s Bachelor: Women Tell All special was painful enough to make anyone leap over a fence in a single bound.But before the women are given the opportunity to tell all, our host with the most Chris Harrison has to make sure he milks Colton’s fence jump for all its worth — forcing us to sit through a montage of crying women being dumped in front of America, from Meliss...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Chris Soules, America, Arkansas, Sydney, Tracy, Oprah, Chris, Chris Harrison, Nicole, Colton, Heather, Katie, Courtney, Nina

New Hampshire Republicans Wore Pearls To Oppose Gun Bill & Survivors Are Livid

New Hampshire Republican lawmakers drew anger on Tuesday when they wore fake strands of pearls to a hearing on a proposed red-flag law.The members of the Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee who wore pearls included state Reps. Daryl Abbas, Scott Wallace, and David Welch, all of whom are up for reelection in 2020.The Women's Defense League of New Hampshire, a conservative group that opposes gun safety laws, said they gave out the pearls to lawmakers and others to show solidarity against...
Tags: Facebook, Fashion, Music, Florida, America, Indiana, New Hampshire, Connecticut, Las Vegas, Oklahoma, Sandy Hook, Kamala Harris, Nra, Watts, Wallace, Kara

Robin Roberts rips into Jussie Smollett for bogus interview, says he arrived two hours late to set

The 'Good Morning America' reporter expressed frustration over her interview with the embattled 'Empire' star.
Tags: Life, GMA, Lifestyle, America, Hoax, Hate Crime, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Jussie Smollett, Robin Roberts

Forbes List Reveals Kylie Jenner As The World's Youngest Self-Made Billionaire—Ever

Update: Forbes just released it’s annual list of the world’s richest people and not only did Kylie Jenner make the list for the first time, but she’s also the youngest self-made billionaire—ever. This can be credited mostly to her wildly successful makeup brand, Kylie Cosmetics. At 21, she is now worth $1 billion.This story was originally published on July 11, 2018.Forbes ' annual list of America's richest self-made women has several familiar names as well as a few surprises — namely of the Kar...
Tags: Mark Zuckerberg, Fashion, Music, New York City, America, Beverly Hills, Kylie Jenner, Oprah Winfrey, Forbes, Kim Kardashian West, Kylie, Anastasia Soare, Kardashian Jenner, Meg Whitman, Epic Systems, Stormi

New Duo From Blauer: UN1T3D STATES

One year after launching the first dual UN1T3D, Blauer is presenting two new fragrances created as visually attractive and compatible editions that carry the appearance, symbols and colors of the American flag. The name of the new duo, UN1T3D STATES, was inspired by the brand's heritage of 1936 when the brand was founded in America. The desire of Venice Olfactory, the company holding the license ... Read full article: New Duo From Blauer: UN1T3D STATES from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colognes Ma...
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Before Kim Kardashian, Tiffany Pollard Ruled Reality TV

What’s the most iconic way to bounce back from a heartbreak? A spin-off.After two seasons of Flavor of Love, Tiffany ‘New York’ Pollard, turned her pain into reality pop stardom, emerging as the indisputable H.B.I.C. with her Flavor of Love offshoot, I Love New York. Although she failed to win over rapper Flavor Flav’s heart twice, in true Black woman fashion, she turned lemons into lemonade, and jump-started her independent reality career. The show followed Pollard on her quest for a mate thro...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York, Kim Kardashian, Real Housewives Of Atlanta, America, Mtv, Ozzy Osbourne, House, Kardashians, Kardashian, Kim, Kylie Jenner, Smith, Kris Jenner, Black

17 Amazing Women Who Made History — That You've Never Heard Of

Update: In honor of Women's Equality Day, we're sharing this slideshow on 16 history-making women you've probably never heard of. Ahead, a look at the barriers they broke in supporting rights for all women.This story was originally published on March 8, 2016.It’s a pretty great time to be a woman. A lot remains to be done to support women’s rights around the world, but more women now have access to education, economic opportunities, and leadership roles than ever before.This progress is thanks ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, England, Hollywood, London, Minnesota, Greece, Navy, Mexico, China, Wikipedia, Singapore, America, Georgia, Rome, Harvard

Ivanka Trump Lied About How Her Husband Obtained Top-Secret Security Clearance

First daughter Ivanka Trump seems to have lied about whether her father, President Donald Trump, gave her husband Jared Kushner special treatment and ordered for him to get top-secret security clearance, despite concerns from the intelligence community and the White House's own legal team.The New York Times reports that the president ordered John Kelly, then his chief of staff, to give Kushner top-secret security clearance in 2018 — a highly unusual request. The order unsettled Kelly, leading h...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Obama, Abc, White House, America, The New York Times, Times, Donald Trump, George W Bush, John Kelly, Clinton, Trump, Kelly, Ivanka, Ivanka Trump

Does America Really Need Another Bully In The White House?

“Yes, I can be tough, and yes, I can push people,” Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar said shortly after announcing her presidential bid in Minneapolis. “I have high expectations for myself, I have high expectations for the people that work for me, but I have high expectations for this country.”Klobuchar, a popular senator who was first elected in 2006, has been at the center of discussions about bad bosses, sexism, and the standards women in power are expected to live up to ever since her reported t...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Minnesota, Minneapolis, Senate, White House, America, New York Times, Vogue, Army, Amy Klobuchar, Carmichael, Donald Trump, Trump, Cohen, BuzzFeed News

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