Entertainment & Celebrities

Wonder Woman Proves That Strong Female Characters Will Never Go Out of Style

By Victoria James--For decades, women in movies and books have been portrayed as “good” or “brave” but rarely as the hero at the center of their own journey. Wonder Woman defies this stereotype in the new Wonder Woman movie trailer, where she proves that queer women can be the heroine that feminists have been waiting for.

Zayn Malik Bravely Reveals His Struggle with an Eating Disorder

By Diana Denza--Millions of fans know Zayn Malik as one-fifth of One Direction, the multiplatinum boy band that took over the world (basically). After breaking out as a solo artist in 2015 and debuting his own hit studio album this year, Malik is now speaking publicly about his painful struggle with an eating disorder during his time in One Direction.

Selena Gomez and the Importance of Mental Health Self-Care

By Ariel Beccia--Selena Gomez made headlines last week for her announcement that she would be taking time off from touring. The reason? To focus on her “health and happiness.” Last October, Selena revealed that she was diagnosed with lupus, an autoimmune disease for which she underwent chemotherapy.

5 Diverse Superheroes Who Are Shaking Up the Marvel Universe

By Palmer Hipp--Marvel recently announced the re-launch of Invincible Iron Man. Yep, Tony Stark is stepping down and taking his place is 15-year-old Riri Williams.

5 TV Shows That Get Mental Illness Right

By Dana Land--Watching movies or television shows can be a great way to unwind after a long day. Friends can bond over their favorite characters and introduce each other to new shows and genres.

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