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Daphne Zuniga Shares Her #1 Piece of Advice: “Never Stop Learning”

at just 56 years old, daphne zuniga has had quite entertainment career. she’s graced the big screen (Mel Brooks’ Spaceballs) and the small screen (Melrose Place), and only just recently found her two passions in life. Daphne has become unstoppable. And she had some lessons for us when it comes to constantly evolving in this thing call life. Ready, set, fangirl.

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The 10 women trailblazers who are inspiring us today.

When you think of the 4th of July, you may think of bbqs, fireworks and donning your best red, white, and blues; but we’ve got something else in mind. We’re blasting some Destiny’s Child and giving a shoutout to our favorite independent women (because it is called *Independence* Day after all!). These women are absolute trailblazers who are fierce, passionate, badass and ultimately paving the way for not just American women, but women around the world. NOTE: It was really damn hard to pick just 10.

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It’s Okay to Not “Find Yourself” Until You’re 30—This Younger Star Shares How the Show Transformed Her

We were first introduced to Molly Bernard on TV Land’s unsuspecting hit show Younger, where she currently plays the role of Lauren, a feisty redhead publicist. After debuting, the show quickly gained popularity, and consequently so did Molly’s character—one of the first pansexual characters publicly portrayed on television. We got the chance to chat with Molly about the struggles of being in Hollywood, the importance of self-worth, the reality of anxiety and the mentors that have helped her along the way.

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How LGBTQA+ Activist and OITNB’s Lea Delaria Stopped Giving a F*ck and Started Changing the World

Lea Delaria, most recently known for her role as Big Boo on Netflix’s hit show Orange is the New Black, is a comedian, actor, musician, activist and self-described “butch dyke.” But after talking with her, it’s clear that those descriptions only graze the surface. Ultimately, she wants to change the status quo and push the conversation further - and we were all ears to hear what she had to say! You’re gonna want to get to know the real, raw, and one-of-a kind Lea Delaria.

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How Olivia Culpo Found Universal Happiness

At just 26 years old, Olivia Culpo has taken on the universe, literally. In 2012 alone, she went from representing Rhode Island in the Miss USA pageant to being crowned Miss Universe. From modeling to acting to opening her own restaurant back home, Olivia is constantly evolving. And what inspires us the most? She is continuously using her platform to motivate her fans to find and feel the most beautiful versions of themselves. She is grounded, she is candid, she remembers the importance of family and friends, and she’s one of our fave ladies

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8 Questions With Actress Alexa PenaVega

Remember growing up and thinking how badass Carmen Cortez was in the 2001 hit Spy Kids? Turns out, the real-life actress who played the role, Alexa PenaVega, has grown into an equally badass woman. Just like all of us, Alexa has had struggles when it comes to health, insecurity, motherhood and more, but one thing she isn’t struggling with today is keeping the conversation real. So, we asked her some rapid-fire questions about herself. Cue the inspiration.

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Tony Nominated Denée Benton on trusting her instincts and her journey to success

At just 25 years old, Denée Benton not only found her calling as a Tony-nominated actress and singer, but figured out a way to be immensely successful in the arts when she had no roadmap to get her there. Growing up in southern Florida, it wasn't figuring out her passion that was difficult, but it was staying committed to her path that led to her success on Broadway.

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our 3 favorite tracks off florence + the machine’s new album

you may remember florence + the machine as the makers of the monster hit “dog days are over” about ten years ago. or perhaps you know them for “shake it out,” the fun, upbeat single off their second album, ceremonials. but there is so much more to florence + the machine, starting with their insanely talented frontwoman, florence welch. welch, who has cited grace slick (of jefferson airplane) and alanis morissette as influences, formed the band in 2007 with teenage isabelle summers. since then, florence + the machine has released four studio albums, the most recent coming out this past friday!

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This rising pop star explains her journey through the school of hard knocks, sobriety and songwriting

MB Padfield’s story is unorthodox, but it’s hers. She began her full-time career in music as a young 16 year old in Massachusetts and has been following her passion ever since. She is raw and candid and lives life on her own terms, and she wants her fans to share in her story and experiences too. She is all about forming a “connection” between her music and people and we’re here to help facilitate.

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