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As COVID-19 restrictions begin to ease, many are facing the anxiety of re-entering into society. Over the last year, we've been obligated to remain asocial, and as a result, many of us (myself included) are finding human interaction painfully awkward.

For as long as I can remember, making friends was never a difficult feat to accomplish. To my friends and family, I've always been the most outgoing and bubbly person in the room. While that remains to be true, lately I've found social interactions to be challenging and somewhat strained. Thankfully, now that I'm fully vaccinated, I've been venturing into the real world more frequently.

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I don't necessarily follow a lot of celebrities on social media. Then again, I'm also not frequently on social media. Among the celebrities I do follow is model, Chrissy Teigen, primarily for her candid and humorous posts. Teigan has developed an honest persona on Twitter, often commenting on issues many would prefer to remain silent on. So imagine my surprise when Teigen announced she would be leaving Twitter, due to the amount of toxicity it promotes.

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Olympic gold medalist and two-time World Cup champion soccer player Megan Rapinoe deliers remarks during and event to mark Equal Pay Day with U.S. President Joe Biden

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Olympic gold medalist and two-time World Cup winner, Megan Rapinoe is not a fan of gender roles. Then again, if you follow Rapione's career, you would already know that. On Wednesday, the longtime equal pay advocate met with met with President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden to speak at an "Equal Pay Day" event at the White House.

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US singer Halsey arrives for the 2019 American Music Awards at the Microsoft theatre on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles.

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Halsey has never shied away from expressing their self. They've been vocal on many issues and continually strive to remain their most authentic self. That, partnered with their incredible singing voice, is what continues to draw in fans. On Monday, one week after updating their pronouns on social media to "she/they", Halsey clarified their reasoning in an Instagram story.

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FEBRUARY 22: Jessica Simpson attends Create & Cultivate Los Angeles at Rolling Greens Los Angeles on February 22, 2020 in Los Angeles, California.

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As women, we continuously feel we have to live up to unrealistic expectations society has carefully crafted for us. While men additionally encounter similar expectations, it's nowhere near the amount women endure on a day-to-day basis. One individual speaking out about this injustice is Jessica Simpson.

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People reflect as they pay their respects on March 23, 2021 to the ten victims of a mass shooting at a King Soopers grocery store in Boulder, Colorado

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As the world watched Joe Biden being sworn in during his presidential inauguration on January 20, a sense of hope washed over America. For the first time in four years, it felt as if our country was in good hands, and everything would be alright. Flash forward a month later, and it seems that comforting sense of optimism has slowly begun to erode. The reason being the string of mass shootings occurring within the U.S., some of which were reportedly linked to anti-Asian hate crimes.

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