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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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do the hustle: how keltie knight rose to the top and got a gang of ladies on her side

keltie knight wears so many different hats, she should add fashionista to her resume. in case you're wondering, the rest of the list includes co-founder of the ladygang podcast, correspondent on entertainment tonight, former rockette and knicks city dancer... oh, and she was recently announced a new series on E! based on the popular podcast. read more about this bad ass babe and how she manifested her own career through a rather unorthodox path, no filters necessary.

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ACTRESS ALEXA PENAVEGA ON FINDING TRUE HAPPINESS THROUGH HER STRUGGLES

 

You probably remember Alexa PenaVega as the young Carmen Cortez in 2001’s Spy Kids, but now she’s all grown up and has a kid of her own. After shooting to fame at such a young age, Alexa stumbled upon her own struggles. She’s had insecurities, she’s had internal battles, she’s had trouble defining what healthy means, but the one thing she isn’t struggling with today is keeping the conversation real.

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