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Entries by Margaret Wheeler Johnson from 02/2012

Single Women Don't Need You Asking This Question

Posted 02.06.2012 | Women

Last week, Jezebel posted an essay on the question that no unattached woman wants to hear: Why are you still single? Sure, people try to frame thi...

Whitney Houston Memories: Share Yours!

Posted 02.12.2012 | Women

In honor of Whitney Houston, who died Saturday at the very young age of 48, members of the HuffPost Lifestyle staff have started compiling our memorie...

Whitney Houston Quotes: The Singer In Her Own Words

Posted 02.12.2012 | Women

Whitney Houston's death Saturday at the age of 48 brought the singer's remarkable life and career to a tragically early end. Since the news broke, tri...

Adele's Grammy Triumph: Twitter Reactions To Her Performance And Wins

Posted 02.13.2012 | Women

How amazing was Adele last night? The singer brought home, count 'em, six Grammys, performed a spellbinding "Rolling in the Deep" (complete with a pri...

Breakup Songs: What Are Your "It's Over" Anthems?

Posted 02.15.2012 | Women

If you're in a relationship, Valentine's Day might have been an okay thing for you. There were likely the obligatory but also well-intentioned gifts, ...

Contraception Rule: Women Mostly Absent From Hearings

Posted 02.17.2012 | Women

How did hearings on whether religious organizations should be required to offer women contraception end up taking place with so few women in the room?...

For Women Under 30, Most Births Occur Outside Marriage

Posted 02.18.2012 | Women

LORAIN, Ohio — It used to be called illegitimacy. Now it is the new normal. After steadily rising for five decades, the share of children born to un...

Helen Gurley Brown Turns 90 -- Her Best Quotes

Posted 02.18.2012 | Women

If you ever watch the women of Sterling Cooper navigate the sexual mores of the early 60s and think, simultaneously, "Thank god that's not me" and als...

Jodi Kantor's 'The Obamas' Was Called What In The New York Times Book Review?

| Posted 02.19.2012 | Women

I thought after the Great Jonathan Franzen Debacle of 2001, no man would ever again dare to suggest publicly that there is an inferior class of books that only women read.

'Mademoiselle' Gets Boot In New French Rules

Posted 02.23.2012 | Women

PARIS -- Forget what you learned in French class about "madame" and "mademoiselle." The French government now says women's marital status shouldn't ma...

Oscars 2012: A Drinking Game

Posted 02.24.2012 | Women

As anyone who has ever made it through the less riveting parts of the Oscar broadcast knows, alcohol can be helpful. But if you prefer to imbibe with ...

Oscars 2012: Twitter Reactions From Women

Posted 02.26.2012 | Women

As HuffPost Parents' assistant editor Jessica Samakow asked on Twitter during the Oscars 2012 broadcast, what were the #oscars like before twitter...

Not Getting Recognized For Your Work? How To Take Credit

Posted 02.28.2012 | Women

Jennifer Winter | The Daily Muse Managers love to extol the virtues of a team mentality. I can't count how many schlocky motivational posters I've ...

Freeze My Eggs? Why I Did It

Posted 02.28.2012 | Women

Anonymous | The Daily Muse I come home to my apartment after work to an unlikely scene: boxes of fertility drugs strewn everywhere and a biohazard ...