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Keely Quinlan

Freelance Writer

Location icon United States

Keely Quinlan graduated from New York University in 2018 with Bachelors in Journalism and English from the College of Arts and Sciences with a minor in Studio Art from the Steinhardt School, where her academic interests included music-based social movements and critical theory focused on decolonization through language and alternative forms of temporality. Her honor's senior thesis was a reported story on the revitalization of the Riot Grrrl movement in Brooklyn. She completed yearlong internships at MSNBC and Galore Media, writing and producing content concerning pop culture, music, and politics for online publication. She has also freelanced for Teen Vogue, and appeared on MSNBC to defend the #TakeAKnee movement in 2017.

She is currently a music critic for online blogs Consequence of Sound and Stereogum.
Contact: [email protected]

Portfolio
Shoe Leather
The Grrrls Are Back to the Front - Shoe Leather

"I tore a guy a new one at a show a couple weeks ago," Kate Hoos whispered. We are alone at Fales, the rare books and manuscript library of New York University, sitting at a taupe-surfaced table, flipping through Bikini Kill Zine No. 1. As Hoos carefully reads through the DIY fanzine, a cut-and-paste creation ...

Teen Vogue
05/29/2017
What Memorial Day Feels Like When Your Parent Died in Service

In this op-ed, writer Keely Quinlan explores the meaning of Memorial Day as a young person whose parent died in service. On Friday, I overheard a news anchor talking about Memorial Day weekend, a widely-celebrated national holiday in the United States honoring those who died while serving in the military.

FEATURE INTERVIEWS

Galore
08/12/2016
Normani Kordei is Fifth Harmony's Beyoncé

Ever since Normani Kordei got a "yes" from all four judges on The X Factor in 2012, she's basically been Fifth Harmony's resident Sasha Fierce. The first time I went to a Fifth Harmony concert, I didn't know what to expect.

Galore
03/24/2017
How Roxy Reyes Got Discovered by Khloé Kardashian

Roxy Reyes is the foxy bae taking over your Instagram feed, one campaign at a time. She's part of the Good Squad, which is the group of models who worked on Khloé Kardashian's Good American campaign. In fact, Khloé basically handpicked Roxy after seeing her Instagram.

Galore
01/20/2017
Why OITNB's Diane Guerrero Is Marching This Weekend

Even when "Orange Is the New Black" actress Diane Guerrero was a kid, she didn't take any shit. "I didn't know what it was called, but as a kid I was never one to let someone tell me I couldn't do something because I am a girl," said Diane.

Galore
12/05/2016
OITNB's Madeline Brewer Is Making Huge Moves

You might know her as the good-hearted, yet tragically flawed Trisha from "Orange is the New Black," but in her next role, Madeline Brewer loses the cornrows and runs away from a cult in "The Deleted."

Galore
02/01/2017
How "Math" Helped QUIÑ Understand Everyone Deals With the Same Sh*t

It's very rare that musicians are able to make music that creates its very own genre. But that's what QUIÑ has done, and she's done it almost flawlessly. Her first EP, "Galactica," sounds like nothing else coming from the music industry right now. That's likely why she calls it "Fantasy Soul" music.

Galore
01/11/2017
What it's Like to Be a Gay Teen in Tennessee

Growing up in the South is hard if you're even the tiniest bit unique. When going to church is life, and conservatism leaks into every aspect of your being, coming out as gay is basically social suicide. Especially in schools where kids share their parents' conservative views, it can be really difficult for anyone who's LGBTQ.

Galore
10/10/2016
YouTuber Alisha Marie Answers 15 Fan Questions

You probably know her on YouTube for her lifestyle videos and vlogs, but Alisha Marie is a bad bitch in her own right. Alisha started uploading videos to Youtube 2008, and since then has built a massive fanbase of over 5 million subscribers between her two channels. Not exactly an easy feat.

Galore
10/31/2016
Olivia Perez Makes Us Wish It Was Still Summer

Olivia Perez is insta-famous, a major fashion influencer and gorgeous, but does that mean her life is all glam and no hard work? No, it doesn't, but that's the thing about social media. It's so easy to make your life look picturesque and stress-less.

Galore
08/02/2016
Elisa Johnson Is the World's Most Famous Fashion Student

You might be familiar with her older brother EJ Johnson, arguably the most fashion-forward star from E!'s "The Rich Kids of Beverly Hills." But did you know EJ has an equally as stylish sister, and the two have a spinoff show on E! called "EJNYC"? Well, if not, meet Elisa Johnson.

Galore
01/02/2017
Allie Teilz Might Just Convince You to Rock a Suit - Galore

When you think of a pantsuit, what do you think of? Probably Hillary Clinton, right? But there's another name you should know about. Allie Teilz is a professional DJ, but her signature look when spinning tracks is a pantsuit.

Galore
01/13/2017
An ROTC Recruit Says Joining the Military Is Her Ultimate Form of Feminism

Feminism means different things to different people. It might seem surprising, but for some girls, feminism means joining the military. So, we decided to talk to a girl in the military who believes whole-heartedly that enlisting in the armed forces is the utmost form of girl power.

Galore
07/14/2016
How Marie Jean-Baptiste Translates Her Haitian Heritage into Fashion

All month long, Galore is celebrating what it means to be independent. Click here for more. We're often told that going to college and majoring in something safe is the only way to find success. But that wasn't the case for Marie Jean-Baptiste. She went from being a nursing school dropout to a successful fashion designer.

Galore
01/17/2017
This Teen Invented D.A.R.E. for Social Media Addiction

Social media can be simultaneously the best and worst thing. It can help you build a business where you basically get paid to be yourself. But it can also make you feel like shit. Well, one teen is trying to change that. Alexa Curtis has created a new program called M.I.N.T.

Galore
02/12/2017
Carrie Lane Defies the "Plus" Stigma While Also Making Killer Tunes

Curvy models get a weird reputation. Yes, they inspire body-positivity and bring diversity into the mainstream, but on the flip side, they're stuck with an industry spawned stigma that's created from the word "plus". But what about the in-between girls who aren't necessarily the stereotypical "plus," but also aren't the super thin model type?

Galore
10/24/2016
Meet the Muslim Author Who Counts Kim K As a Fan

Right before she boarded a plane to Paris, just days before the infamous robbery that shook pop culture to its core, Kim Kardashian was photographed in New York City with this book in hand. She even posted her pic with the book on her website. Okay, I know what you're thinking.

Galore
02/07/2017
What It's Like to Be a Somalian Refugee in America

Since the announcement of President Donald Trump's travel ban, people left and right have been calling out the dangers of it. Naima Abdi is from Somalia, which is one of the countries on Trump's travel ban. She lives in Minnesota and is finishing up her undergrad degree at the University of Minnesota.

MUSIC

Galore
10/21/2016
A Track-by-Track Guide to Lady Gaga's "Joanne"

I'm not going to lie, I really wasn't looking forward to Lady Gaga's new album. After hearing "Perfect Illusion," and realizing Lady Gaga's pop sound from "The Fame" would not be returning on "Joanne," I was sad.

Galore
01/12/2017
Annie Clark Designed a Line of Guitars With Space For Your Boobs

Annie Clark of St. Vincent is sick and tired of playing heavy af guitars that are made for men. Most guitar manufacturers don't even consider that a player might have breasts. So what did Annie do? She custom designed a line of guitars that actually has room for your boobs.

Galore
08/17/2016
Why We're Positive Lady Gaga's New Single Will Be a Banger

Ok, Stefani, you have had enough time trying new things. Like acting in "American Horror Story", recording a jazz album with Tony Bennett, and dressing almost like a normal person. Basically, we are beyond ready for the rebirth of Gaga. Our disco-stick, meat-dress-wearing queen needs a hella comeback.

Galore
12/12/2016
Yes, People Buy Vinyl Because It's Cool-Looking

In recent years, vinyl has undergone a massive resurgence in popularity. It's technologically obsolete, but that has been overshadowed by its popularity at vendors like Urban Outfitters, Amazon and Target - and as we learned by talking to some seasoned industry pros, it's not because vinyl sounds good.

Galore
06/24/2016
Zolita Is a Dystopian Schoolgirl in New Video For 'Holy'

21-year-old musician Zolita just dropped a new video for her song "Holy," and it's a Wes Anderson-esque dystopian work of art. Set in what she calls a "patriarchal dystopian schoolhouse," Zolita's new video touches on issues that are especially important in the wake of Orlando.

Galore
04/25/2017
Joseph of Mercury's Music Will Make You Forget You Exist

When I first heard Joseph of Mercury's voice, I freaked out thinking I had stumbled on a new Chris Isaak track I had yet to discover. However, shortly after discovering that this track "Without Words" was only released this year, I was enamored. Joseph of Mercury is the musician bringing the old-school Sinatra-esque sound into modernity.

Galore
12/16/2016
Normani's New Song Is a Baby Step Toward Becoming Beyoncé

When we called Normani Kordei the Beyoncé of Fifth Harmony, we weren't fucking kidding. Yesterday, Normani dropped a mashup cover of "Fake Love" by Drake and "Sneakin'" by Drake and 21 Savage, and it goes tf off! Almost harder than the original, and her version is a much sexier R&B slow jam.

Galore
01/27/2017
Why Lana Del Rey's "Born to Die" Is Still Relevant Five Years Later

Five years ago today, the world received a gift far greater that it probably deserved. That gift was Lana Del Rey's first album: "Born to Die." Not only is it actually one of the best albums of all time in my opinion, the numbers reflect also that too.

Galore
08/03/2016
The Definitive 90s Hip Hop Study Guide

There is nothing Galore loves more than a throwback Instagram account laden with gems that have been unearthed from pop-culture past, and this one makes us feel like a gangsta in paradise.

Galore
02/28/2017
Rotana Rebels Against Saudi Arabia's Strict Rules With "Daddy"

Rotana Tarazbouni, or just Rotana, is a singer from Saudi Arabia. She came to the U.S. to do her master's degree at USC, and pursue singing as a career, because that wouldn't otherwise be possible if she stayed in Saudi. Saudi Arabia has some of the most strict laws against women's rights.

Galore
08/11/2016
Rihanna is About to F*ck Up the VMA's With a Career-Spanning Performance

As if Rihanna hadn't slayed us enough this year, it was just announced that she will take the stage that this year's MTV Video Music Awards and receive the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award. Which means she's gonna PERFORM! Last year, the honor went to Kanye West, and year before it went to Beyoncé.

Galore
04/21/2017
Why Shania Twain Is My Gospel

When I found out Shania Twain was releasing a comeback album this year, the eight-year-old inside of me imploded into ten million screaming and joyous fragments. Shania Twain was the closest thing I had to gospel growing up, and I went to Catholic school.

Galore
04/11/2017
Lana Del Rey's "Lust for Life" Album Cover Is Here

Nearly two weeks ago, Lana Del Rey randomly dropped a dreamy, straight out of the Twilight Zone trailer for her new album, "Lust for Life." She mentioned a few things about the album, but one thing stood out: her love of Tuesdays.

Galore
12/25/2016
Rihanna Reached New Heights With ANTI This Year

There are very few albums I can listen to from beginning to end that continuously make me fall in love with the artist or song just over and over again while listening, but Rihanna's "ANTI" is one of those albums. I have to admit: I was not into Rihanna before "ANTI."

Galore
12/19/2016
Taylor Swift Might Have Influenced Camila to Leave Fifth Harmony

Taylor Swift might have been whispernig in Camila Cabello's ear to leave Fifth Harmony since as early as last year. Camila decided to leave Fifth Harmony last night and fans are clamoring for more deets. Well, it's known that Taylor Swift basically invited Camila into her infamous, elite af, trend-ruining squad.

Galore
01/18/2017
Some Shady Sh*t Is Going On With Lady Gaga's Halftime Show

Remember the outrage last year after Beyoncé's Super Bowl Half-time Show? Beyoncé's performance was loaded with messages about police brutality, and she never shied away from making a statement regardless of how much football fans might hate her for it.

Galore
02/18/2017
Lana Del Rey's New Track "Love" Is an Ode to Her Fans

Yesterday, we reported that a bunch of movie-esque posters mysteriously popped up all over LA for what appeared to be a new short film or music video from Lana Del Rey for a project called "Love." Well now we know what the posters were actually for: a powerful new single called "Love," and it's about her fans.

Galore
08/16/2016
Britney Spears AKA Queen of The VMAs Will Perform At This Year's Show

Are y'all ready for this, because I am not! The Queen of the VMAs Britney Spears is returning to perform at this year's show on August 28th, and with Britney's history of crazy af performances at the show, it's bound to be good. Rihanna is performing too, so you know the show will be lit.

Galore
06/21/2016
11 Of Lana Del Rey's Sassiest Moments

Oh, what to say about Lana Del Rey. You know her as the dark and moody singer-songwriter, but she's much more than that. She's sultry, mysterious, and gorgeous, but did you also know Lana might be the queen of sass?

Galore
12/22/2016
Can You Believe Mariah Carey Invented Christmas in 1994?

In a world where December is synonymous with Christmas, we really have to question where the origins of this holiday come from. Sure, we've been celebrating "Christmas" since the "birth" of "Jesus" about "2000" years ago, but where did this phenomenon truly begin?

Galore
02/06/2017
Lady Gaga's Halftime Show Was Iconic

Galore has a lot of feels about Lady Gaga's Halftime Show - so many that we are writing multiple pieces about it. The following review reflects the feelings of its author and not the feelings of Galore. If you want to hear from someone who actually hated it, click here.

Galore
08/16/2016
A Lana Del Rey Song About Sexting on A Blackberry Just Leaked - Galore

Kim Kardashian isn't the only one who was really obsessed with her Blackberry. So was Lana Del Rey, and the newest leaked track from the Lana called "BBM Baby" basically proves that the moody goddess was into sexting on her Blackberry. Which is good, I guess, because we didn't have iCloud back then.

Galore
09/22/2016
Watch Gabrielle Ross's R&B Cover Video of Sia's "The Greatest"

In case you haven't heard about her just yet, let us be the ones to introduce you. Gabrielle Ross is a pop and R&B crossover artist whose voice could probably be likened to a mix of Tinashé's falsettos and Kehlani's fierceness.

Galore
12/19/2016
6 Blatant Signs Camila Was Going to Leave Fifth Harmony

Harmonizers woke in a very different world this morning as Fifth Harmony announced that Camila Cabello had decided to leave the group to pursue a solo career. I'd be more shocked if rumors of her departure hadn't been been building for months.

Galore
04/12/2017
10 Girl Power Quotes From Fifth Harmony Lyrics

Following in the steps of the all girl groups to come before them, Fifth Harmony is continuing to embody girl power through everything they do and they represent that especially through their songs. Check Out Our Fifth Harmony Cover Story Here! 1.

Galore
01/03/2017
People Are Pissed Beyoncé is Headlining Coachella

The famed music festival in the desert has just announced its 2017 lineup, but there's someone on the list who's causing a lot of rage: Beyoncé. Coachella just dropped the lineup this morning, and already people are sounding off about their disappointment in Coachella organizers for giving into the mainstream.

Galore
08/20/2016
11 of Madonna's Shadiest Moments

Madonna turned 58 this week, and while we know age ain't nothing but a number, you have to admit that in those 58 years, the queen has had some of the shadiest moments of all that time.

Galore
01/05/2017
Fifth Harmony Just Posted Their First Pic As a Foursome

Harmonizers rejoice! Fifth Harmony just dropped their first photo together as a foursome. It's been about three weeks since Camila Cabello announced her kind-of-expected departure from Fifth Harmony, and it looks like the rest of the group is Miss Movin' On.

Galore
02/17/2017
Some Massive Lana News Just Dropped

Lana Del Rey is known to be pretty elusive with promoting her new music, and that's probably why I have been on the edge of my seat since her last album release in 2015.

Galore
09/27/2016
Watch Behind the Scenes of Dorothy's "Dark Nights" Video

If you have seen DOROTHY'S music video for "Dark Nights," you know it's pretty fucking whacky and outright hilarious. It's a good whacky though, like in the nonsensical way that Napoleon Dynamite is. You know, because Pedro f*cking Sánchez is actually in the music video.

Galore
11/08/2016
11 Songs to Pump You TF Up if Hillary Wins

Tonight's election could go one of two ways: either we're going to make history by electing the first female president, or we're going to elect an orange toilet. Because we aren't going to elect a racist piece of trash, we're going to elect the first woman ever!

Galore
07/20/2016
Chris Brown's Just Unleashed Some Deep Thoughts on Taylor Swift's Instagram

Leave it to Chris Brown for some wonderful insight. He commented on Taylor Swift's whiny response on Instagram to the Kanye West and Kim Kardashian "Famous" scandal. "Make music and shut the fuck up," Chris commented. Lovely. (Sidenote: If anyone can make you take Taylor's side in this whole thing, it's definitely Chris Brown.)

POP CULTURE

Galore
12/16/2016
The Paparazzi Are Going Broke Because of Kim K's Hiatus

Since that fateful day in October when our beloved Kim Kardashian was robbed and held at gunpoint, our social media feeds have basically been dry as fuck. We're definitely missing Kim. But that's not the only thing that's been dry. Apparently the paparazzi are also suffering from Kim's absence.

Galore
06/23/2016
Theophilus London Just Stood Up to Ian Connor

Sh*t just exploded in the Ian Connor drama. While at a store in Paris, Theophilus London confronted Ian Connor about rape allegations that recently surface, not only on Twitter but also in person.

Galore
12/22/2016
Emma Stone's Jokes Have Allegedly Been Stolen & Given to Dudes

One of our fave female actresses is still having to deal with unequal treatment in Hollywood due to sexism. In an new interview with Rolling Stone, Emma Stone revealed that some of her jokes were given to her male co-stars after she had improvised them. "In the past, making a movie ...

Galore
01/04/2017
15 Women Whose Careers Peaked After 30

Forbes just announced their choices for 2017's "30 Under 30," a list of successful af entrepreneurs, entertainers, and innovators who are doing big shit despite their age.

Galore
01/06/2017
Every Girl Who Wants a Secret Second Life Needs to Watch "Twin Peaks"

It's been almost three years since the return of "Twin Peaks" was announced, but this year, David Lynch's iconic cult drama is set to make a return. While alt-obsessives are already aware of how magnificent the series is, it dawned on us that the average person probably has no idea.

Galore
04/23/2017
Bella Thorne Says Social Media Pays the Bills

Recently, it seems our cover girl Bella Thorne has really been living her best life: she's rocking a new look, probably cuddling pigs somewhere and successful af.

Galore
10/14/2016
Someone Was Shot At Miranda Kerr's Home This Morning

Two people were injured, one critically, at Miranda Kerr's Malibu mansion this morning after an intruder hopped her fence and was after confronted by security. According to TMZ, one of Miranda's security guards confronted the intruder.

Galore
11/22/2016
Paris Hilton's Dos and Don'ts of World Domination

Paris Hilton is Galore's newest cover girl, and while she might appear all glitz and glam, this serious business mogul has some important advice for us in the world domination department. Here are Paris's dos and don'ts of creating your own empire, chihuahuas and all.

Galore
01/04/2017
The Stars of Gilmore Girls Got Paid a F*ckton For the Revival

When you think of the top paid actresses and actors in Hollywood, the actresses from "Gilmore Girls" probably wouldn't be the first to come to mind, but it turns out Lorelai and Rory were quietly reaping in the dough this past year.

Galore
10/31/2016
Beyoncé Low Key Shaded Adele By Calling Her "Humble"

When you think of Adele, what comes to mind? I think about her stellar voice and slightly raunchy sense of humor. But according to Beyoncé, she thinks of Adele as humble. I know exactly what you're thinking: how is humble shady?

Galore
07/14/2016
How Old 14 Iconic Women Were When They Got Their Big Break

All month long, Galore is celebrating what it means to be independent. Click here for more. We all have a tendency to think that the sooner we have our shit together, the sooner we'll become rich, famous and successful. But sometimes that's just not the case.

Galore
09/16/2016
Bobbi Kristina's BF Was Just Found Responsible For Her Death

Last June, just before Bobbi Kristina Brown died, a lawsuit was filed by her estate against her partner, Nick Gordon, for his suspected role in her death among many other things. Well, the court found him liable in her wrongful death today after he failed to show to the hearing for the civil lawsuit.

Galore
12/23/2016
Lucy Hale Isn't Apologizing for Her Stolen Nudes

It seems as though whenever a woman's private photos are exposed, she's expected to apologize for it as if it were her fault. And the most recent woman in the spotlight to have her nudes stolen is Lucy Hale. Obviously this isn't the first time someone's nudes have been stolen and leaked on the internet.

Galore
12/18/2016
Rob Could Be the One Who Hacked Chyna's Instagram - Galore

In a strange twist of events, it might have been Rob Kardashian who hacked Blac Chyna's Instagram account last night, posting screenshots of incriminating text messages between Chyna and others. Most of the screenshots posted reveal what might be some truth in those claims of Chyna trying to exploit the Kardashian name for cash.

Galore
04/22/2017
Bella Thorne Never Wanted To Be a "Disney Girl"

While we've known for awhile that past Galore cover girl Bella Thorne is definitely a workaholic, that doesn't mean she has to like her work. In a new interview on the "Happy Sad Confused" podcast, Bella says she wasn't exactly down to be a Disney girl on "Shake It Up."

Galore
08/18/2016
Taylor Swift Had a Super Emo Presence on MySpace in 2006

Remember earlier this year at Coachella when Taylor Swift chopped her hair off and dyed it platinum? We were all shocked when she debuted this new emo af look too, but it turns out that Taylor might have just been returning to her Hot Topic roots.

Galore
03/27/2017
Kim Kardashian Says She's Trying For a Third Baby In New KUWTK Promo

Well it appears that despite all of Kim Kardashian's complications with her first two pregnancies, she hasn't been discouraged from trying again. In a brand new promo for "Keeping Up With the Kardashians," Kim announces to the fam that she'd like to try for a third kiddo.

Galore
08/05/2016
11 Celebs Who Had Normal Summer Jobs

People are losing their minds over the fact that Sasha Obama got a job. The youngest of the President's daughters snagged a gig at seafood shack in Martha's Vineyard called Nancy's, which is one of the First Family's fave spots according to the Boston Herald.

Galore
09/05/2016
11 Movies to Get You Into That Back-to-School Mindset

The best part about fall is the weather. It's the perfect temperature outside to cozy up with ur bf and watch a good movie. But the worst part is the fact that summer's over and real life is kicking back into high gear. Whether that includes heading back to school for you or not, it's a bummer.

Galore
06/22/2016
Martha Stewart Just Shaded Jonathan Cheban on Twitter So Hard

Martha Stewart is literally pulling a Mariah Carey on Twitter rn, tweeting that she has no idea who Jonathan Cheban is. She has tweeted several photos of him, asking if anyone knows who he is. We can't tell whether she is doing this sarcastically or genuinely, but who cares because it's funny as hell!

Galore
06/06/2016
Holy Sh*t: The Amanda Show Is Coming Back to TV

Where would the 90s kids be without the dancing lobsters, Debbie who likes eggs and Moody's Point? Who knows (or would even like to think about it), but the show that brought you the most memorable skits of your childhood is making a comeback. "The Amanda Show" is set to make a return to televisions [...]

Galore
07/20/2016
6 Actresses Who Could Play Meredith McIver in a Movie About the Trump Campaign

By now, you have probably heard about the Melania Trump speech debacle at this year's Republican National Convention. Everyone has been ruthlessly making fun of her for blatantly plagiarizing a Michelle Obama speech. And until now, no one knew whether it was Melania's fault or her speechwriters.

Galore
11/01/2016
Stranger Things Hints At Barb's Return With New Video

Since binge watching the entire first season of "Stranger Things" within the span of two days, I've basically been on the edge of my seat for any new info on season two, and one character in particular. Her name is Barb.

Galore
12/21/2016
Kris Jenner's Christmas Decorations Are Completely Out of Control

We all know the Kardashian love to go all out for the holidays, so it's no shocker that momager Kris Jenner's house would literally be the most festive house in Hollywood. In her foyer this year, Kris has not one, not two, but FIVE Christmas trees, and it took floral designer Jeff Leatham and his team almost 24 hours to put the entire set together.

Galore
09/12/2016
Kate Upton Has a Lot of Feelings About NFL Protests

It appears that Kate Upton really has some opinions on the protests happening right now in the NFL. Kate shared a photo of the Miami Dolphins football team kneeling during the national anthem on Sunday, which also was the 15th anniversary of the September 11th, 2001 terrorist attacks.

Galore
06/16/2016
Kim K Says Taylor Swift Lied About Approving Kanye's 'Famous' Line

Turns out that Taylor Swift allegedly not only approved of the controversial "Famous" lyric, but Kanye West has proof. That's all according to Kim in a godly new GQ profile that dropped today. In the interview, Kim Kardashian West revealed several game-changing details about the drama: 1.

Galore
09/22/2016
5 Chinese Actresses Who Could Totally Play Mulan

Earlier this month, Disney and Sony announced a live-action remake of the classic "Mulan" (and my personal fave movie), and it will be made with a "mostly Chinese cast." While that sounds cheery and all, a "mostly Chinese cast" isn't enough.

Galore
09/08/2016
Vons Is Sorry Their Clerk Was Racist to Zendaya

Y'all, it's 2016. This kind of racism shouldn't keep happening, but here we are. And to Zendaya of all people, who has continuously had to deal with racist remarks. Most infamously, on the red carpet at the 2015 Oscars when Giuliana Rancic mocked her dreads.

Galore
09/19/2016
5 Healthy Items Kim Kardashian Always Has In Her Fridge

I know I'm not the only celeb obsessed human who wonders about the parts of their lives we don't get to see. For example: what is their skincare routine, how does their hair look so perfect all the fucking time, and what do they keep in their fridge?

Galore
06/29/2016
Future's Friends Say Ciara Was Too 'Bougie' For Him

When it comes to insults and drags, Future's squad might need some guidance on how they work. In his new cover story for Rolling Stone, Future opens up about his relationship with Ciara, and it turns out that his crew didn't like her because she was too classy. That's a new one.

Galore
08/15/2016
Prominent Squad Member Karlie Kloss Just Complimented Kim K

Do you hear the snakes slithering? If not, then it's probably because you haven't heard what Karlie Kloss said about Kim Kardashian. Karlie, who is a very prominent member of Taylor Swift's exclusive squad, was featured in Time Magazine UK, and of course she was asked about Kim.

Galore
12/20/2016
Miley Cyrus Finally Got a Pot Leaf Tattoo

It looks like Miley Cyrus just secured her spot right next to Willie Nelson on the ultimate stoner roster by getting a pot leaf tattoo. Considering how many other tattoos Miley has, it's kind of shocking how long it took her to get a pot leaf tatted.

Galore
12/14/2016
Fifth Harmony's Lauren Jauregui Just Got Busted For Weed

Well, Harmonizers, what a wild ride 2016 has been. There was the alleged dramz between Normani Kordei and Camila Cabello, Lauren Jauregui unexpectedly coming out, and both Camila and Lauren venturing out to solo projects. And now, to wrap up the year, Lauren has been cited for allegedly smuggling weed through an airport.

Galore
08/19/2016
Beyoncé Chose to Pencil Dive Off a Yacht

Maybe it's just me, but if I were to watch Beyoncé jump off a yacht, I would expect her to do something crazy, like a cannonball or a flip OR while swinging a baseball bat or something. But no, I'm sad to report that Beyoncé did a pencil.

Galore
01/05/2017
Margot Robbie Is Playing This Psycho Ice Skater In Her New Film

Margot Robbie seems to have a thing for playing psychos in her movies. In fact, her next movie is called "I, Tonya," and it's about the insane story of rival '90s ice skaters Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan. [NEW] Margot Robbie was spotted training for her role as a professional ice skater in "I, Tonya"!

TECH

Galore
09/08/2016
8 Tech Updates We All Whined About but Now Love

After many months of speculation, it was finally announced yesterday that the new iPhone 7 won't have a normal headphone jack and will instead come with something brand-spanking-new called the Air Pods.

Fedscoop
Government contractors, executives of the year saluted

Four government contractors and three top executives, including IBM Federal General Manager Anne Altman, were recognized Thursday night at the 12th Annual Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards. Sponsored by the Profession Services Council and the influential Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce, the awards honor leadership, innovation and commitment to excellence within the region's government contracting sector.

Fedscoop
House science committee to examine NSF grant to study Twitter activity

Editor's Note: This story was updated Oct. 22, at 10:00 a.m. to reflect comments from the National Science Foundation and the Truthy project. The House Science, Space and Technology Committee plans to investigate a nearly $1 million grant the National Science Foundation awarded to a project that looks to decipher how online interactions affect popular sentiment, specifically on Twitter.

Galore
08/03/2016
10 Ridiculous Times Old People Have Tried to Use Technology

The greatest thing about technology is that it brings people together from all ages, even if the older generation is slow to catch up on all of our millenial internet lingo and etiquette. But the second greatest thing is watching older people use technology.

Galore
04/22/2017
YouTube Stopped Censoring LGBTQ Vloggers

2017 has been chock full of wtf moments, but this one really threw me for a loop. Last month, it was discovered that YouTube's Restrictive Mode was hiding LGBTQ content in the same way that it hides "Adult" or mature and offensive content.

Fedscoop
OMB ignores GAO's software licensing recommendations

Following a report released by the Government Accountability Office in May that said federal agencies need better software licensing management, a new GAO report released last week found that all but three heeded the suggestions.

Fedscoop
Multinational group discusses open data for Earth observations

Representatives from the multinational Group on Earth Observations met in Geneva last week to examine how open Earth observation data integration could benefit thousands of people globally. Participant countries "discussed strategic approaches to ensure that GEO continues to contribute to resilient societies, sustainable economies, and healthy environments," Tim Stryker, the director of the White House's Office of Science and Technology's U.S.

Galore
11/11/2016
Facebook Glitch Accidentally Confirmed We're All in Purgatory

A glitch on Facebook has basically revealed everything that happened this week was real, and in fact not a dream, by telling people they're dead. And the internet says, "Yeah, true!" Basically, Facebook has a special setting to creepily keep someone's page going long after their death.

FASHION

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07/18/2016
12 Looks We Loved at Miami Swim Week 2016

This past week was Miami Swim Week, and of course Galore was there. So many badass babes did their thing on the runway and at parties (including Chantel Jeffries, pictured above) so it was definitely hard to choose. But here are 12 looks from Miami Swim Week that we loved.

Galore
09/19/2016
You Wish You Were Invited to This Ultra Luxe Frat Party - Galore

Back to school for college kids means back to a way of life full of libertinism and fraternal freedom, but mostly, it means just trying to balance your social life and studying without exploding. But what if we got rid of the studying?

Galore
02/11/2017
Eva Kay Has DGAF Fashion Down to a Science

There's something about people who can really express their sense of individuality through their fashion. Especially when they can channel that Rihanna-esque DGAF attitude, and that's why we're obsessed Eva Kay. She is one of the hottest babes in the curvy modeling field right now.

Galore
04/04/2017
These Trends Scream "It's My First Coachella"

Coachella season is nearly upon us, and we only have a few weeks to plan all of our outfits for stunting on the Empire Polo Field. And for some of us, it might be our first year going.

Galore
07/29/2016
Are You Beyond Over Pokémon Go? This Model Is Too - Galore

Ever since this damn Pokémon Go game came out three weeks ago, nerds all over the world have been losing their minds and consumed with catching them all. Well you know what we have caught? Nothing. Because we're f*cking over it. And it just so happens that so is this girl!

Galore
08/04/2016
10 Celebs in Deeply Meaningful Band T-Shirts

Band tees have come back around as these super stylish and edgy pieces that go along well with any outfit. They say you're trendy and cute, but still really casual and chill. In fact, they're so trendy, celebs often wear them.

Galore
06/14/2016
The 6 Worst Pick-Up Lines Aussie Model Georgia Gibbs Got in NYC

Australian bombshell Georgia Gibbs stopped by our New York office for a quick shoot, and she was seriously hilarious. This was her first time in New York City so obviously we, as seasoned and slightly jaded New Yorkers, had some questions about her first impressions of New York.

Galore
02/14/2017
Hunter McGrady Would Be Agent 007 If She Weren't a Badass Curvy Model - Galore

Don't we all daydream about what our lives would be like if we weren't working day jobs just to pay the bills? Well it turns out even models spend some time daydreaming too, but what is supermodel Hunter McGrady dreaming of? Apparently, she dreams of the James Bond life, solving crimes and busting the bad guys.

Galore
09/09/2016
Kanye Just Apologized for Wasting Everyone's Time

So, after making everyone wait outside in the sun for hours at the Yeezy Season 4 show, Kanye West has taken to Twitter to apologize. Well, almost. The show's location was hidden until the last hour, with buses loading at the pick-up point full of the show's star-studded attendees, and the destination unknown.

Galore
11/05/2016
Chinatown Babes Make Construction Look Chic

When you think of construction sites, the last thing that probably comes to mind is fashion. But this shoot might prove you wrong. Zhamak Fullad is a Toronto based photographer who transformed the raw and ruggedness of construction in Chinatown into fashionable grounds for a chic photoshoot that captures the essence of NYC.

Galore
10/06/2016
Alana Champion Falls From Heaven

Our newest issue of Galore is all about the Girl Cult, and who better to embody that than this angel? Alana Champion is one of our fav it-girls, and she has her own cult of followers online. You might catch her chilling with her BFF Lily-Rose Depp or slaying the Insta game.

Galore
06/29/2016
'Sussi in Limbo' is an Artistic Trip Into an Alternate Universe

Somewhere between the luxury of old Hollywood and the alternate universe of the Twilight Zone, you will find the Chateau Marmont fairy tale that is "Sussi in Limbo". Starring That Girl Sussi and Megan Davies, "Sussi in Limbo" is a storm swirling with smeared makeup and undeniable tension.

Galore
10/13/2016
Charlie Barker is Generation Y's Answer to the It Girl

Meet Charlie Barker, who is featured in our newest Girl Cult issue, and the modeling industry's next big thing. Although she started out as a fashion blogger and artist, her stylish ways are what really helped Charlie gain her almost half a million following between Instagram and Twitter.

Galore
03/06/2017
How Wear Big Hoops Without Them Getting Caught On Everything

Hoop earrings have become a staple. Like so many trends, much of their popularity comes from the Latina and black communities - which sometimes leads to controversy when they're appropriated without people giving credit to the communities where they originated. They really picked up steam in 70s when the disco look was everything.

Galore
06/22/2016
WTF? Forever 21 is Ripping Off Pablo Merch

You know you've made it fashion-wise when other brands start to copy your shit. And that's all Kanye West really ever wanted, right? To make it big in fashion? Well, bro looks like you have made it because Forever 21 is now selling lookalike "Pablo" tees.

BEAUTY

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03/21/2017
This Magic Foundation Treats Zits While Healing Acne Scars

Arguably, the worst thing about acne is the horrendous scars that it can leave behind. You really can't cover them up with just any old foundation because it almost makes them stand out more. The fresh acne on your face is even harder to cover up.

Galore
10/28/2016
7 Quick & Easy Spooky Makeup Looks for Halloween

This Halloween is approaching quickly, and if you've been having a hard time with figuring out what to wear and who to be, we have some easy af solutions that will still be just as spooky!

Galore
10/01/2016
BeautyCon's Founders Take Us Back to School in NYC

If you're just hearing about it for the first time, you might ask yourself: what is Beautycon? Well, we went straight to the source and asked the CEO and Creative Director what the festival is all about, since it is tomorrow, and why you should probably go if you're a fellow makeup connoisseur.

Galore
01/27/2017
I Fixed My Hangover With an IV Infusion

I love to drink. In fact, I love drinking so much, that I'm normally always willing to endure a hangover the next day. But what if there was an instant cure for that excruciating headache and dehydration the next day? Well, there might be if you're willing to shell out some cash.

Galore
11/08/2016
I Tried a Face Mask Made of Snail Mucus and It Was F*cking Awesome

Korean beauty products are all the rage right now. They're sold at places like Urban Outfitters, and the fact that beauty gurus no longer have to slog to Koreatown in Manhattan seems to be driving the surge. One ingredient that seems to be at the forefront of this surge is snail.

Galore
01/05/2017
How to Get Voluminous Hair Without Looking Tragic

If you've clicked this story, chances are you're like me: your hair is decently thin and you're constantly stressing out about how flat it looks. You've tried product after product, and for some god forsaken reason, nothing is working.

Galore
09/30/2016
Beautycon Babes Take Us Back to School With Their Fave Products

Beautycon NYC is tomorrow, and while it is a place for celebrating the things that we love, it's also about badass girls who are redefining beauty. Although it is basically all about makeup and the trendiest beauty products right now, the people that go to Beautycon are what makes it so special.

Galore
02/15/2017
I Got My Face Electrocuted and It Was Lit, Literally

I love trying new things. When the opportunity rolls around to do something no one else I know has done, I'm on it. So when given the chance to voluntarily have my face electrocuted in the name of beauty, I was down and a half.

Galore
04/09/2017
20-Somethings Need to Use This 1 Anti-Aging Product

Like most sane people, I have a multi-step beauty routine in the morning and night that I follow. Most of the products that I use are pretty basic, nothing fancy. Even if they aren't the fanciest, top of the line products, they serve an important purpose for preventing problematic issues later on like sensitive skin, acne or wrinkles.

Galore
09/02/2016
You Can Now Put Pumpkin Spice Highlighter on Your Face

For many people, fall is an exciting af time because it's the only time of the year that gives you an excuse to be basic. We get to commit all of the basic offenses: sweaters, those Ugg boots you hide in the back of your closet, and a Pumpkin Spice Latte.

Galore
07/20/2016
Urban Decay's Founder on How to Slay in the Business World

All month long, Galore is celebrating what it means to be independent. Click here for more. You know that really cheesy old saying your grandma probably has framed in her house: when you can combine your passion with your work, you'll never work a day in your life.

SOCIAL JUSTICE & CULTURAL ISSUES

Galore
01/20/2017
Trump's Scrubbing the White House Website of LGBT Content

Donald Trump's presidency is only a few hours old and his administration is already committing LGBT erasure. Within hours after his inauguration, our new president's administration deleted several pages from the official White House website. So what, it's just a few pages? Why does that matter?

Galore
01/25/2017
The Women's March Sparked Up a Long Overdue Convo About Feminism

Words by Keely Quinlan and Kayla Jackson There's no arguing that this weekend's Women's March on Washington marked a turning point for feminism. A lot of people questioned what the march accomplished. Why are you all marching now? What was the point? What are you protesting against?

Galore
03/27/2017
Why #MuslimWomensDay Matters and How You Can Help Celebrate

Women's History Month is wrapping up, but today is the first #MuslimWomensDay. In the age of Trump, every celebration of diversity counts, so we talked with Amani Al-Khatahtbeh, author of a Kim Kardashian-approved book and founder and editor-in-chief of MuslimGirl.com, about the importance of making Muslim women's voices heard.

Galore
06/14/2016
Why We Need to Call the Orlando Attack a Hate Crime

This weekend's massacre at Pulse, a gay club in Orlando, Fla., was the worst shooting in U.S. history, yet we can't seem to nail down what this event actually was: terrorism, a hate crime or both. And why does that even matter? It matters because language changes the way people and courts treat the event.

Galore
04/07/2017
Everything You Need to Know About Syria Right Now

You might have heard about the crazy shit that's going down in Syria. Yesterday, the United States attacked Syria in response to the suspected chemical attack that killed at least 80 Syrian civilians. This included children, and it's being investigated by the United Nations as a potential war crime.

Galore
03/24/2017
Everything You Need to Know About the Missing Teens in DC

If you've logged onto Twitter or Facebook at all over the last couple of days, you might have noticed the trending tag #MissingDCGirls. This is because as of right now, more than a dozen teenage girls, who are all black or Latinx, have allegedly gone missing from D.C.

Galore
03/31/2017
One Third of People Are Still Unchill With the LGBTQ Community

Ever since the landmark Supreme Court case in June of 2015 which ruled in favor of marriage equality, things have been looking up for the LGBTQ community. This progress has helped push the acceptance of LGBTQ people to it's all time high.

Galore
12/12/2016
Why Un-Friending People With Different Opinions Won't Help You

Unlike any in event in living memory, this year's presidential election has polarized and angered more than just those who are politically engaged, and that's a huge problem. One of the major places its effects can be felt on social media. People are literally un-friending and blocking each other on Facebook because of opposing views.

Galore
01/10/2017
Ivanka Trump Is Ditching Her Fashion Label in Favor of Politics

In a turn of events no one suspected, both Ivanka Trump and her hubby Jared Kushner are leaving their current jobs and companies, and moving to Washington, D.C., so Jared can become President Donald Trump's senior White House adviser. Ivanka isn't taking an official position in her father's government, as that would be illegal.

Galore
06/07/2016
Everything You Need to Know About the Brock Turner Rape Trial

If you've gone on social media in the past day, you've probably noticed people are irate that Brock Turner, a college student found guilty of assaulting an unconscious woman behind a dumpster, was only sentenced six months in jail last week - and the details are only getting worse.

Galore
06/26/2016
LGBT Dream Team: 9 Celebs Who Made a Difference This Year

As Pride month comes to a close (and we prep for the Pride ragers in NYC this weekend), it's the perfect time to highlight a few LGBT activists who made a difference in the public eye this year. This time last year, the Supreme Court legalized same sex marriage which was a massive win for the LGBT community.

Galore
06/14/2016
Why We Need to Call the Orlando Attack a Hate Crime

This weekend's massacre at Pulse, a gay club in Orlando, Fla., was the worst shooting in U.S. history, yet we can't seem to nail down what this event actually was: terrorism, a hate crime or both. And why does that even matter? It matters because language changes the way people and courts treat the event.

Galore
04/10/2017
Free College in New York? Well, Kinda...

Yesterday, New York became the first state to offer free four-year college when the state passed a budget package that included changes to the state's educational funding. So does that mean school's now free in New York? Not really, no.

Galore
07/30/2016
People Have a Lot of Feels About Hillary Clinton's Voice

There's absolutely nothing in this world that seems to bring out the ingrained sexism in people more than politics, and last night during Hillary Clinton's historic speech at the DNC, the sexist assholes just couldn't stop talking about her voice.

Galore
10/17/2016
Melania Trump Chalks P***y Comments Up to 'Boy Talk'

If you remember from last week, a tape of a conversation between Donald Trump and Billy Bush from 2005 was published by The Washington Post in which Trump makes some disturbing af comments about "grabbing" a woman "by the pussy."

POLITICS

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11/19/2016
6 Campaign Statements Trump Has Already Gone Back On

People are pissed Donald Trump got elected, mostly because Trump has threatened basically every group of people that was not straight, white men over the last year and a half. But if you have noticed in the days since the election, Trump changed his tune on a few of the major points of his shit-storm-inducing platform.

Galore
07/12/2016
Bernie Sanders Took One For The Team and Announced His Support for Hillary

If there's anything that could bring the Bernie and Hillary supporters together, it's their hatred of Donald Trump. After weeks of speculation, Bernie Sanders has accepted that fact and formally endorsed Hillary Clinton for the Democratic Nomination in the presidential race.

Galore
01/12/2017
Congress Just Made it Way Easier to Repeal Obamacare

Last night, while the good and hard-working people of the United States were sleeping, the Senate decided to have a powwow to begin plotting the repeal of Obamacare. But wait what is Obamacare?

Galore
12/14/2016
A Guide to Trump's Cabinet Picks So Far

As if a Trump presidency wasn't enough of a shakeup, now comes the fun part where Trump gets to name of all his cabinet members. Every new president-elect gets to build their own cabinet from the ground up.

Galore
11/21/2016
How Your Government Works and Where to Take Your Political Beef

The U.S. government is set up in a way that the majority of the power is never in held by one level. Instead, it is divided pretty equally among the federal government (meaning the legislative, judicial, and executive branches, all in Washington, D.C.), the state governments and the local governments.

Galore
01/16/2017
These Congress Members Are Straight Up Skipping the Inauguration

It looks like Donald Trump might have a few empty rows at his inauguration this Friday! Several Democratic Congress members are taking to Twitter to announce that they will be skipping the Presidential inauguration completely. You know, because they have better things to do than watch the swearing in of the 45th President.

Galore
10/16/2016
What You Need to Know About the Allegations Against Bill Clinton

It seems like when faced with Donald Trump's horrible record with women, Trump and his supporters love to bring up Bill Clinton's past sexual misconduct, alleged and otherwise. In fact, you may have heard Trump even invited the four women who have accused the Clintons of wrongdoing to a press conference before the last debate.

Galore
07/22/2016
8 of Melania Trump's Wackiest Tweets

After months of relative silence despite her husband's presidential run, Melania Trump has been thrust into the spotlight for plagiarizing her most recent speech. But there is one place where Melania is not only uncharacteristically vocal, but also 100% real. We're talking about her batshit insane Twitter account.

Galore
09/27/2016
The Best Twitter Reactions to Last Night's Debate

Arguably, one of the most fun and exciting parts about any debate is keeping up with Twitter where people are all fired up and blasting their opinions into the dark void that is the Internet, hoping that someone out there finds them relatable enough for a generous retweet.

Galore
07/18/2016
100 Naked Women Just Greeted Trump at the Republican Convention

There's literally no better way to welcome Donald Trump into the arena for the Republican National Convention than 100 completely naked women in protest. Donald Trump, who is now the presumptive Republican nominee, is notorious for his sexist and degrading comments about women, especially their bodies.

Galore
09/27/2016
25 Goofy Things Trump Said Last Night That Will Make You LOL

If you watched any portion of the debate last night, you know Trump basically rambled the entire time without really making any logical sense. And sniffled. A lot. He said some crazy things, and the best way to read just some of the ridiculous things he said is without context, because who needs context?

Galore
11/04/2016
Melania Trump's Trying to Make Cyber Bullying Her Thing

When a new First Lady takes office next to her husband, it is basically assumed that she will take up a few humanitarian causes to focus her energy and prominence on. For example, Michelle Obama took up youth wellness as one of her causes.

Galore
08/23/2016
This Anchor Says Fox News Is 'A Sex-Fueled, Playboy Mansion-Like Cult'

Just when we thought we were done with scandals at Fox News, it turns out that another woman who worked there is suing the news organization over allegations of sexual harassment by the former chairman, Roger Ailes. This time it's Andrea Tantaros, who was a co-host of the Fox News roundtable program "The Five."

Galore
04/17/2017
Twitter is Dragging the Hell Out of the White House Easter Egg Roll

This year's White House Easter Egg Roll is different from the past few years, when the Obamas made us want to head down to DC to roll eggs all day long. Instead of the Obamas, we now have the awk af Trump family trying to force smiles when Donald and Melania don't even live together.

Galore
10/10/2016
The 16 Best Tweets About Debate Hero Ken Bone

We can all pretty much agree that last night's debate was nasty and raw af. Like Trump avoiding the question about his "grabbing by the pussy" comments by saying he'll defeat ISIS?

Galore
10/20/2016
Why Trump's Claims About Late Term Abortions are B.S.

If you watched last night's debate at all, you probably remember the really graphic image that formed in your head after Trump started talking about late-term abortions. Trump claimed that Hillary, if elected, will make ninth-month abortions legal. Well, that's funny because they don't exist.

Galore
10/13/2016
9 Perfect Clapbacks For the Trump Supporters In Your Life

If you're like me, you probably have a Trump supporter in your life (or several if your life is really fucking tragic). But, we all know how difficult it can be to even discuss this election with them because it seems like nothing will convince them of Trump's true awfulness.

Galore
07/24/2016
POP QUIZ: Which Trump Woman Are You?

If there is any hope for America when Donald Trump becomes president, it's that he surrounds himself with some pretty awesome women. His daughters and wife (and ex-wives) are all so cool.

Galore
06/21/2016
How Celebs Are Reacting to the Senate Blocking Gun Control Bills

What a shocker. Senate members have blocked four bills that would have made it harder for those on the FBI's watchlist to get a gun and require background checks nationally for anyone looking to buy a gun. This time, even the celebs are pissed.

Galore
07/15/2016
6 Things You Should Know About Trump's Vice President Pick

Here's another reminder that Trump is inching closer to the Oval Office: he just picked a running mate! Trump picked the Governor of Indiana, Mike Pence, as his choice for vice president, and chances are you've never heard of this bro.

Galore
06/21/2016
MSNBC Anchor Thomas Roberts' Tips For Coming Out to Your Fam

Thomas Roberts is an award-winning journalist for MSNBC - and when you're the first openly gay person to anchor network news, being an advocate in the LGBT community comes with the gig. Thomas Roberts, who anchors his own self-titled show on weekdays at 1 p.m.

MISCELLANEOUS

Galore
01/17/2017
How I Got a Tattoo From Every It Girl's Fav Artist

When I walked into West 4 Tattoo in September of 2015, it was a few weeks after Kendall Jenner got her first tattoo from Jonboy. He was about to blow up and become one of the best known tattoo artists in the city.

Galore
11/11/2016
7 Totally Untrue Stereotypes About Military Families

Today is Veteran's Day, and while you'll see ten thousand posts on Facebook today from people thanking our veterans and their families, many really don't know what it's like to grow up within the military community.

Galore
03/28/2017
What Your Fav Smoking Apparatus Says About You

Here's the deal: weed is weed. And the people who smoke it share a lot in common (weed), but what sets us stoners apart from each other is the way we choose to consume cannabis.

Galore
03/31/2017
Why Working Out Every Day Is Actually Not Great For You

Ah, the sweet smell of summer is only a few months away, which means everyone you know is probs already putting in work to get their best beach body before bikini season rolls around. And while that's great and all , hitting the gym and working out every day might actually be harming you in the long run.

Galore
03/27/2017
Celebs Who Voiced Support For the Girls Kicked Off United Missed 1 Detail

We all know celebs aren't shy about taking up causes on social media and yesterday's Twitter-wide controversy was no exception. After Shannon Watts, a United Airlines passenger and activist who founded Moms Demand Action, tweeted that an agent at the gate of her flight was allegedly forcing teenage girls to change out of their leggings before boarding the flight, many celebs expressed their outrage and called out the airline's hypocrisy.

Galore
07/26/2016
13 Badass Pro Surfer Girls You Need to Follow on Instagram

We're right in the middle of this year's Vans U.S. Open of Surfing, a huge competition with surfers from all around the world gathering in Huntington Beach, California, to show off their wave-riding skills. The female surfers competing this year are total badasses, and a lot of them are outscoring the men in their divisions.

Galore
06/15/2016
7 Tattoo Artists Responsible For Your Fav Celebs' Ink

There are a few ways to go about picking a new tattoo artist. You can ask friends for recommendations, comb Instagram, or maybe, just maybe, you can google where Cara Delevingne gets her ink done and follow in her BACON-stamped footsteps.

Galore
07/21/2016
Make Sure to Read 'The Bell Jar' Before Seeing the Movie

When I first heard that "The Bell Jar" was going to be turned into a movie, I was hit with this awful dread. Like great, another one of my favorite books is getting the Hollywood treatment and might get butchered.

Galore
04/04/2017
Why Mangoes Should Be Every Chic Stoner's Fav Food

One of the downfalls of being a regular pot smoker is that you have to deal with the munchies from time to time. No matter what or how I'm smoking, I tend to keep fruit and low cal things on hand in case every time I smoke a new strain.

Galore
02/27/2017
Why People Are Mad Casey Affleck Won an Oscar

You might have noticed some anger surrounding Casey Affleck's win last night at the Oscars for his in "Manchester By the Sea." Not only was outrage all over social media, even some of the other actresses and actors in attendance seemed confused by his win.

Galore
02/10/2017
Black Women Who Slayed History: Rebecca Lee Crumpler

This Black History Month, we're highlighting the black woman who helped make our world what it is today. Today, we honor Rebecca Lee Crumpler. When you think of black women who were notable during the Civil War, you might only know of Harriet Tubman who helped with the Underground Railroad.

Galore
02/13/2017
Black Women Who Slayed History: Billie Holiday

This Black History Month, we're highlighting the black woman who helped make our world what it is today. Today, we honor jazz singer Billie Holiday. Billie Holiday was born in Philadelphia in 1915 as Eleanora Fagan to her then teenage mother.

Galore
02/12/2017
Black Women Who Slayed History: Janet Mock

This Black History Month, we're highlighting the black woman who helped make our world what it is today. Today, we honor author and trans activist Janet Mock. Janet Mock was born in Honolulu, and is one of the most influential voices in transgender rights activism.

Galore
02/11/2017
Black Women Who Slayed History: Audre Lorde

This Black History Month, we're highlighting the black woman who helped make our world what it is today. Today, we honor poet Audre Lorde. Audre Lorde was born in 1934, right smack dab in the middle of the Great Depression. She grew up in New York City, where she lived practically her entire life.

Galore
01/06/2017
How to Have Fun in NYC if You're Underage

New York City is often called the city that never sleeps because of the insane party scene and nightlife here. So if you're not 21 (and don't have a fake...) you might be at a loss when it comes to what to do in New York City. Well, guess what?

Galore
12/15/2016
7 Ways to Hide Your Tats From Your Fam For the Holidays

I really don't appreciate my mom and family enough, who are accepting of my decision to get a few tiny tattoos. But not everyone is as fortunate, and for those whose parents might murder them over Christmas for deciding to get a lil ink have it really rough.

Galore
02/25/2017
How to Choose the Perfect Username For Your Finstagram

Instagram has taken on a whole new level of importance. Not only is it telling of your personal brand, but it's also a place of judgement. Every photo has to be perfectly curated, every filter choice seems like a life or death decision.

Galore
01/20/2017
All the Kickass Artwork From Women's Marches Nationwide

Tomorrow's Women's March on Washington is going to be crazy. It might turn out to be one of the largest protests in U.S. history. With that many people planning on attending, the march will also probs bring out some of the most colorful and artistic women in the country.

Galore
01/17/2017
Abortion Rates Are Lower Than They've Been Since the 70s

It looks like Planned Parenthood is actually working, despite the pro-life GOP Congress members who say otherwise. The current rate of abortions is now lower than it was before Roe v. Wade was enacted in 1973.

Galore
12/14/2016
10 Gifts Under $10 That Look Way More Expensive

Oh, the holidays. While getting in the spirit and giving and receiving can be so much fun, it's hard to enjoy the seven secret Santa's you've been included in when you're broke. But have no fear, because there is a way to do it without breaking the bank.

Galore
01/18/2017
There Are Super Specific Rules for Bags at the Women's March

This weekend is going to be an exciting one in DC, as thousands of people are planning their treks down to the capital for one of the biggest protests in history. If you are headed down to DC this weekend for the Women's March on Washington, you might want to double check that everything you're taking is regulation.

Galore
12/01/2016
What to Get Your Vegan Friends for Christmas

Vegans are the most difficult to shop for. An essential for any vegan is establishing some sort of normalcy, and trying to buy a gift for someone to fill in those gaps is even harder.

Galore
12/09/2016
How to Make Your Friends Weed Brownies For Christmas

Nothing is more meaningful than giving someone a gift that is handmade or baked. Especially for your friends that are the "let's get lit" kind of friends, which, let's be honest, are the best kind of friends. And the best kind of friends deserve the best kind of gifts.

Galore
11/11/2016
9 Relevant AF Lessons You Learn Growing Up as a Military Brat

When you grow up in a tight-knit community like the military, there are certain expectations and lessons that you learn along the way. Some through experience, and others through being told. Regardless of how your life turns out, those lessons you learned as a kid stick with you and will probs shape your life.

Galore
12/07/2016
The Perfect Gifts For the Chic Stoner In Your Life

Considering all the fun and cheery things that go on during the holiday season, it can still be pretty stressful. While many will turn to wine while chilling with their families, some of us will just toke up after all the kiddies have gone to bed.

Galore
11/01/2016
11 Celebs You Probably Didn't Know Were Vegan - Galore

Happy World Vegan Day! While most of the time we are ridiculed for our eating habits, or made fun of for being softies, today is a day for celebrating the shit out of our plant-based diets. I fucking love being vegan.

Galore
08/02/2016
The 12 Coolest Things to Do in Nashville

Hey guess what? Galore's your new best travel buddy. We're posting guides to travel all month long. Click here for more. Even though I have been a city girl at heart since my first trip to New York City when I was 6, I grew up a country girl in Nashville, Tennessee.

Galore
10/17/2016
To Women, With Love: Girl Cult Poetry by Chloë Mitchell

You might not know who she is, but Kanye West gave her a shout out on one of his tracks. So, who is Chloë Mitchell? Chloë Mitchell is the poet working behind the scenes with some of your fave musicians to create some of the most powerful moments in music.

Galore
08/22/2016
The Women of Team USA Won More Medals Than the Dudes

What a time to be a woman in the United States. Not really, because ya know we still have a misogynist in the running for the presidency. And there's still gender inequality. But if you're a Team USA female Olympian, odds are you probably medaled. Why?

Galore
08/09/2016
11 All American Airbnbs That Are Cooler Than Any Hotel

Hey guess what? Galore's your new best travel buddy. We're posting guides to travel all month long. Click here for more. The most stressful part of any vacation (for me at least) is picking somewhere cool to stay - you don't want to have your whole trip ruined by a shitty motel.

Galore
08/22/2016
15 of the Cutest Small Tattoos in Hollywood

One of my favorite trends to come out of the last few years is the small tattoo. I personally have two of them, and they're the best investments I have ever made. Because they're tiny, they aren't overpowering or obnoxious and they are in cool spots like my finger and wrist.

Galore
08/18/2016
Watch These Sorority Girls Open the Gates of Hell

Growing up in the south, I learned at a very young age that in college, sororities are a way of life. But instead of going to a huge state school in the south and happily joining a sorority like every other girl in my graduating class did, I decided on New York.

Galore
08/08/2016
8 Simone Biles Gifs That Prove She's the GOAT

This year's Rio Olympics are proving to be full of female bad-assery, thanks in large part to gymnast and North West fan Simone Biles. At only 4'9″, she catches some impressive air that would be insane for someone of any height.

Galore
08/15/2016
If Your BF Is Annoying You, You Might Just Need More Sleep

It seems like every other study on relationships claims that the key to a happy, mutually loving relationship is doing more of this, or more of that, but here is finally a study that makes some logical sense. This study says that if you get more sleep, you'll be happier in your relationship.

Galore
08/11/2016
People Are Calling This Gold Medalist the 'Real Ronda Rousey'

Ronda Rousey isn't the real Ronda Rousey, because this gold medal winner who just won the final Judo match at the 2016 Rio Olympics is. Kayla Harrison, a 26-year-old American Olympian, just won her second gold medal in the final match of her 78-kilogram weight class for Team USA in Judo.

Galore
08/11/2016
These 8 Outrageous Quotes From A Rich Kid Of Instagram Will Make You Cringe

This girl literally makes the Kardashians look like saints... comparatively. Instagram famous Julia Stakhiva was recently interviewed by the Daily Mail, and some of the shit she says is unbelievable. Seriously though, if you thought the Kardashians were spoiled brats, wait until you hear what Julia has to say.

Galore
08/09/2016
The 12 Coolest Things to Do in Atlanta

Hey guess what? Galore's your new best travel buddy. We're posting guides to travel all month long. Click here for more. Referred to as the New York of the south by the truly optimistic, Atlanta is unique for a city below the Mason-Dixon line because its southern roots are a little harder to find.

Galore
08/11/2016
Simone Biles Is Now Officially Without a Doubt the HBIC of Gymnastics

Simone Biles is literally the best gymnast in the world, and she just proved it by winning yet ANOTHER gold medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics. She just won the women's individual all-around gold medal at the games, which is regarded as one of the most coveted awards a gymnast could ever receive.

Galore
08/05/2016
9 Olympian Baddies You Need to Follow on Insta Right Now

The 2016 Rio Olympics Opening Ceremony is today, and while we've been hearing nothing but bad news about it, we still should be excited for the American athletes going. After all, they're super humans who have worked their entire lives for this. And we should be especially pumped for our female athletes going.

Galore
08/08/2016
In Addition to World Records, Katie Ledecky 'Breaks' Dudes at Swim Practice

The Rio Olympics are off to a good start for Team USA, and for the swim team, even better. Especially for Katie Ledecky, who just broke her own World Record in the 400m freestyle event, improving her best time by 2 seconds. But that's not the only thing she's apparently breaking.

Galore
04/14/2017
How To Act When You Run Into a Celeb at Coachella

Coachella is basically the most lit music festival in existence, but not for the reasons you might think. Yes, the music is awesome and the food is superb, but it's also an oasis for running into any celeb that you have ever so much as thought about meeting.

Washingtonpost
The officer who has become like a father is the one who gave her the news

Army Chief Warrant Officer John Quinlan, 36 Died Feb. 18, 2007 Keely Quinlan picked at an apple fritter as a gray-haired Army colonel methodically debriefed the freshman about her first semester at American University. How had she done on her finals, John Evans wanted to know. Well so far, she told him.

Galore
06/07/2016
Study: Guys Who Play Sports Are More Likely to Pressure Girls Into Sex

Listen, we don't make up the stats, we just report them. And a new study shows that one of the worst stereotypes about jocks - that they're rape-ier than the average guy - might just have some truth to it. A new study published in online Violence Against Women journal shows that guys who play sports [...]

Galore
06/02/2016
7 Ways to Roast Your Friends With This Month's New Emojis

ALERT: WE ARE GETTING 72 NEW EMOJIS! The Unicode Consortium, which is responsible for all of our beloved emojis, has unveiled the 72 selected new ones that will hit phones everywhere sometime this month. They're no Kimogifs and they don't hold a candle to Monica Lewinsky's anti-bullying emojis, but they're prettttty chill.

Galore
06/11/2016
Why Eating High-Fat Food Doesn't Make You Fat

All month long, Galore is exploring what it truly means to be #blessed, mind, body, and soul. Click here for more health and wellness content. Everybody has been saying forever that in order to lose weight you HAVE to cut carbs, fats and everything else that's not a steamed season-less piece of chicken or kale.

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