Melanie Mignucci

Editorial Assistant at Teen Vogue.

United States of America

New York based writer and editor with proven ability to consistently deliver clean, engaging copy across a variety of topics.

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What It's Like to Date When You Have Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder is a misunderstood mental illness that's more common than some people realize. Marked by distinct high and low moods, called mania and depression, bipolar disorder causes patients to experience distractibility, feelings of euphoria, restlessness, and hopelessness, among other symptoms. Every year, nearly 3 percent of the U.S.

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Yara Shahidi Explains Why You Need to See 'I Am Not Your Negro'

I feel like the way that I talk about James Baldwin, half the time I sound like a fangirl talking about her favorite boy band. I go from some deep, intellectual analysis of how he's affected my life, the way his work delved into intersectionality in a time where many people didn't feel like they had to, to "Oh my God, did you see that they're dropping a new movie about him!?"

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Ashton Sanders Talks About His Childhood and 'Moonlight'

Ashton Sanders speaks from the heart. When he gets along with someone, they "vibe it out"; clothes he likes, he "f*cks with." Yet when asked about the film Moonlight, in which he stars, devastatingly, as the 16-year-old Chiron, the actor switches to a quietly tender mode of speech.

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How 3 Women Built Businesses Around Protesting Donald Trump

When then-candidate Trump interrupted Hillary Clinton during the final presidential debate with that spiteful comment, it felt like every woman watching had themselves been called "nasty." It made us relive every moment a man rebuked us for doing exactly what men themselves do to get ahead; it recalled every time we had to be quieter, smaller, less, in order to appease a male ego.

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A Power Outage in Puerto Rico Has Left Half the Island's Residents Without Electricity

A fire at a power plant in Salinas, Puerto Rico, on Wednesday night left half of the 3.5 million island's residents without power. By Friday morning, power had been restored to much of the western side of the island. Schools were closed for the second day in a row, and widespread traffic jams complicated residents' commutes.