All posts tagged: Harry Potter

The Inspiring Heroines of Film

Sadly, it has become a trend to label girls as “bossy” if they assert themselves. Whether it is in school or work, if a girl is “in charge” she is at risk of being labeled as bossy. The Ban Bossy campaign is ready to inspire girls to be leaders and to not be afraid of being in charge. You can visit the campaign’s website and make the pledge to Ban Bossy. Inspired by the Ban Bossy Campaign we have complied a list of some of the strongest and fearless women in film. Hermione Granger: Books and cleverness are not the only things that make up Hermione’s strong personality. Harry’s right-hand witch is also brave (duh she is in Gryffindor). She is willing to help her friends no matter what the cost. She never gives up on Harry and is always there to help him and save the rest of the wizard world. I love Hermione. She is strong and never gives up. She is a girl who uses her brains, and let’s face it, Harry would …

The Irish Celebs We are “lucky” to Have!

Ireland has been the source of many imports to the U.S. such as warm wool sweaters, beer, potatoes, the list goes on. But perhaps one of their greatest additions has been the celebrities that come from the Emerald Isle. So in honor of St. Patrick’s Day, YHM is listing the Irish celebs that we are “lucky” to have. The Lads Colin O’Donoghue: Starring as Captain Hook on the hit ABC show Once Upon A Time, O’Donoghue has “hooked” American audiences to his charms, especially the female viewers. With his black “guyliner” and leather ensemble, he immediately became a fan favorite. O’Donoghue was also the singer and guitarist for the Irish band The Enemies. He left the band due to scheduling conflicts for Once Upon a Time. Michael Fassbender: This crimson haired fellow is no stranger to the big screen. He has starred in both blockbusters  flicks such as X-Men and small indie films like Shame. Fassbender plays the younger version of Magneto in X:Men First Class and in the sequel coming out this summer! Fassbender was recently in …