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Amber Tamblyn and Roxane Gay took down the patriarchy with "Feminist AF" at Vulture Festival L.A.

Since the news cycle often presents disappointment after disappointment, it’s important to find space for a much-needed breath of fresh air. This can come in many forms: a literal breath of fresh air, or simply being in the presence of writers, artists, and creative women who help us make sense of all the madness. On Saturday, November 18th, New York Times bestselling author Roxane Gay and writer, director, and actor Amber Tamblyn did just that.
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21 “Jane the Virgin” gifts for the Lina to your Jane

It’s no secret that Jane the Virgin is one of the best shows on television right now. From its empowering representation of Latina women (and Latinx culture in general), celebration of the importance of family, and nuanced exploration of sexuality, identity, and abortion — creator and showrunner Jennie Snyder Urman has given us the whole package. And let’s not forget that Gina Rodriguez has flawlessly brought Jane Villanueva to life, so you really can’t blame us for being obsessed.
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11 Latinx-owned businesses you can support on #ShopSmall Saturday

It’s that time of year again when we’re all caught up in the bustle of the holiday shopping season. Right now, you might still be recovering from too much pumpkin pie, politically charged conversations during Thanksgiving dinner, or your annual Black Friday shopping adventures. Let’s not forget, however, that the day after Black Friday marks #ShopSmall Saturday, which is easily one of the most important days to shop during the holiday season.
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Hillary Clinton opened up about the most uncomfortable moment of the 2016 presidential election at the "Teen Vogue" Summit

Hundreds of young, eager, and fashion-forward activists from all over the country flocked to Playa Vista on December 3rd for the second day of Teen Vogue Summit, and HelloGiggles was lucky enough to attend. A keynote session — which featured 17-year-old blackish actress Yara Shahidi interviewing former secretary of state Hillary Clinton — kicked off a day filled with empowering words from change-makers across all industries.
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45 gifts for the feminist mom who’s reclaiming her time

Are you, too, reclaiming your time this holiday season? Of course, there’s no reason you shouldn’t. With every disappointing headline — and bonkers tweets from the 45th president — it becomes nearly impossible some days to spend less time obsessing over the news and more time focusing on yourself and your loved ones. AND, do you know who needs just a little bit (or a lot) more time to focus on themselves?
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Cristela Alonzo talks to us about never dreaming small and how to deal with imposter syndrome

Never one to dream small, actress and comedian Cristela Alonzo was the first Latina to create, produce, write AND star in her own network show, Cristela. Now, she’s the voice of Cruz Ramirez from Cars 3, a breakthrough character that we’ve come to root for, adore, and relate to so much. Whether you’ve ever felt like you weren’t good enough, have been scared of failure or have had trouble fitting in — Cruz Ramirez in Cars 3 will make you go #same.