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Where your off- and online identities collide.

What is the Hinge dating app, and how does it work?
Here's everything you need to know about how Hinge measures up.
Swipe This! He hasn’t texted me back. Should I text him again?
If you want things that are valuable, you have to be willing to be patient.
Instagram to restrict posts promoting diet culture and plastic surgery
Instagram seems to be trying to combat the toxic diet culture often promoted by influencers on its platform.
The explosion at a bull semen factory generated a lot of obvious jokes
Firefighters had to dodge 'projectiles'.
Jessica Jaymes, adult film star, dead at 43
The cause of death is still unknown.
Lawsuit alleges woman was kidnapped by Lyft driver and gang-raped
The victim says she was still expected to pay the ride fare.
Merriam-Webster recognizes use of singular ‘they’ for nonbinary people
Transphobes are mad because they don’t understand how language works.
Tara Booth’s Instagram art embraces the comedy in mental health struggles
Booth isn’t showing us the neat packaging of a victory story.
School tells Black 4-year-old to cut his hair or wear a dress
Parents outraged at Tatum ISD dress code.
Lizzo called a ‘snitch’ for accusing Postmates runner of stealing food
Postmates said the runner left after waiting the allotted time.
‘Love Island’ star’s Instagram photo doctored for MAGA hat ad
Rykard Jenkins said he wouldn't mind some promotion via Trump tweet.
High school cheerleading team put on probation for waving Trump banner during a game
The school district said they still support their students’ right to free speech.
‘SNL’ fires Shane Gillis for racist, homophobic comments
The decision by 'SNL' came several days after the comments went viral.
Twitch suspends streamer for wearing Chun-Li cosplay
The platform deemed it 'sexually suggestive.'
#EndSmearFear is aiming to save lives
The viral hashtag encourages eligible people to get a smear test (or Pap smear).
Far-right mobs attacked queer kids after first Pride in Ukraine city
17 people were arrested for their participation in targeted violence.