• Emily McCombs on Change Our World

    ‘Bachelor’ Favorite Sean Lowe Tweeted Support For Women At Baylor

    ‘Bachelor’ Favorite Sean Lowe Tweeted Support For Women At Baylor

    Recently, Baylor University has been in the news facing accusations of ignoring sexual assault complaints, many involving members of the school’s football team. Outside investigations found that school officials had failed to investigate reports of sexual violence or provide the support to victims required by Title IX laws. On Wednesday, as more information about the alleged assaults the […]
  • Emily McCombs on Digital Generation

    Alex Trebek Casually Asks Lara Logan About Her Sexual Assault On ‘Jeopardy!’

    Alex Trebek Casually Asks Lara Logan About Her Sexual Assault On ‘Jeopardy!’

    All week, “Jeopardy” has been doing “Power Player” games, which are basically “Celebrity Jeopardy” dressed up with the gravitas that the contestants are mostly politicos, journalists, TV pundits and others you’d expect to be in-the-know on current events, politics and pop culture. But on Tuesday night’s match-up, Former Republican National Committee chair Michael Steele, television journalist Anderson Cooper […]
  • Emily McCombs on Let's Talk About Sex

    I Got A Shot In My Vagina And All I Got Were These Insanely Good Orgasms

    I Got A Shot In My Vagina And All I Got Were These Insanely Good Orgasms

    First off, let me just say that my vagina is A-OK as is. She looks fine, she tastes fine, she smells fine. I’m a firm believer that God makes each beautiful clamshell perfect just the way she is. I still remember telling a male friend in my younger, more image-conscious days that I shaved my […]
  • Emily McCombs on Digital Generation

    ‘Team Foxcatcher’ Is Netflix’s Newest Disturbing True-Crime Original

    ‘Team Foxcatcher’ Is Netflix’s Newest Disturbing True-Crime Original

    The robot algorithms in the Netflix account don’t have to work that hard to figure out what I’m into — like 90 percent of what I watch are episodes of cult TV shows and true-crime documentaries. So naturally, they sent me an email to give me a heads-up when they released their latest creepy true-crime story […]
  • Emily McCombs on Millennial Moms

    15 Gross, Slightly Horrifying Things You Need To Know Before Becoming A Mom

    15 Gross, Slightly Horrifying Things You Need To Know Before Becoming A Mom

    I first became a mom in April of 2012, and then again, officially, in August of 2015. The first date is when I became a foster parent to a beautiful baby boy, and the second is when I was finally able to officially adopt him and become his legal mother. He came to live with me […]
  • Emily McCombs on The Closet

    Brat Box Is The Pin And Patch Subscription Box For Your Inner Punk

    Brat Box Is The Pin And Patch Subscription Box For Your Inner Punk

    You could say I’m a little bit into patches. And enamel pins: In fact, I have so many enamel pins that I could never possibly wear them all and have started working on a DIY project to display them as art. I have to keep buying more and more denim vests and jackets to display […]
  • Emily McCombs on The Closet

    13 Infuriating Bra Problems Every Woman Has Experienced

    13 Infuriating Bra Problems Every Woman Has Experienced

    Can you identify this object? If you’re a woman who has ever strapped her business into a brassiere, you probably recognize that weird piece of metal as a piece of underwire that I had to pull out of my bra after it spent a whole day poking the sh*t out of my armpit after working its […]
  • Emily McCombs in Entertainment

    Steven Avery Supporters: The San Antonio Four Are Your Next True Crime Cause

    Steven Avery Supporters: The San Antonio Four Are Your Next True Crime Cause

    If you were one of the thousands of people swept up in the Netflix Original series “Making a Murderer” or just a true crime buff, turn your attention to the “San Antonio Four,” a group of friends and Latina lesbians who were wrongfully convicted of sexually assaulting two young girls in what was made out to be […]
  • Emily McCombs on Digital Generation

    What It’s Like To Be An ‘Old’ Millennial

    What It’s Like To Be An ‘Old’ Millennial

    I didn’t know I was a Millennial before coming to work at Elite Daily. Like a lot of people, I thought of Millennials as primarily 20-somethings, which the majority of my Millennial co-workers and employees are. But the most common definition actually puts Millennials, or Generation Y, between 18 and 33. At 32, I just barely fit into the […]
  • Emily McCombs in Life

    I Was Raped Nearly 20 Years Ago, But I Still Break Down On The Anniversary

    I Was Raped Nearly 20 Years Ago, But I Still Break Down On The Anniversary

    I haven’t been feeling right lately. I’ve long struggled with the depression that snakes its way through the roots of my family tree. I know the warning signs that a bout with the disease is coming on, that my medication needs tweaking. When I stop being able to get out of bed in the morning, […]
  • Emily McCombs on Women's History Month

    27 Girl Power Tees And Accessories For Wearing Your Feminism On Your Sleeve

    27 Girl Power Tees And Accessories For Wearing Your Feminism On Your Sleeve

    As you may have noticed, we here at Elite Daily have been enjoying celebrating Women’s History Month. And what’s a celebration without decorations? Hence, I’ve collected some of the very cutest and coolest T-shirts, tanks, sweatshirts, patches, pins and jewelry that rep the wearer’s feminist ideals. Some of them are even modeled by our very […]
  • Emily McCombs on Just The Way You Are

    Forget ‘Summer Bodies,’ Now We’re Supposed To Have A ‘Winter Waistline,’ Too

    Forget ‘Summer Bodies,’ Now We’re Supposed To Have A ‘Winter Waistline,’ Too

    In the past few years, everybody sort of collectively realized that “bikini body” was a messed-up phrase — Women’s Health even surprised everyone by taking the majorly body-positive move of banning the phrase from the magazine all together. After all, as many have pointed out, your bikini body is whatever body you damn well feel like […]