Virginia Elects the First Openly Transgender State Legislator

Plus Twitter is finally increasing their character limit and other news.

By: Sri Rain Stewart

Get in the know of major events happening each day—the stuff we can’t stop talking about—because every day there’s a new story out there that catches our interest (not always in a positive way, though) and can serve as a thought-provoking conversation starter.

 

1. Virginia elects Danica Roem, the first openly transgender state legislator (via VOX

This is making major history!

 

2. Twitter doubling character limit to 280 for users (via The Hill)

We’re finally able to break up our thoughts a little less for the sake of fitting them into a tweet.

 

3. Sia Beats Paparazzi to the Punch By Posting Her Own Nude Photo (via Fortune

Save your money, here it is for free.”

 

4. Adwoa Aboah Covers Edward Enninful’s Very First Issue of British Vogue (via Fashionista

Classic, elegant, flawless, and so much more.

 

5. Snapchat is redesigning its app after CEO Evan Spiegel admitted it’s too difficult to use (via Business Insider)

The company is responding to user feedback.

 

Photo: Getty

 

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