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Prejudice: A Dangerous Defense Mechanism

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 07.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

"Prejudice is a great time saver: You can form opinions without having to get the facts." -- E. B. White Prejudice is described as an unfavorable o...

9 Simple Hacks That Will Help Organize That Mess You Call ACloset

JackThreads | Posted 06.25.2015 | HuffPost Home
JackThreads

Not only does having clothes strewn about everywhere look unsightly, it's also incredibly inefficient. The 9 simple hacks below will transform your mess into a lean, mean, coordinated machine so you can actually wear what you've spent your hard-earned cash on.

Gay, Straight, or Lesbian - Is It Really A Choice?

LGBT News | Posted 06.05.2015 | Gay Voices
LGBT News

It is in the literary world, and an important one. There is an ongoing dilemma in the writing world--Should writers write what they feel passionate about or write for the masses? Since first considering crossing genres from contemporary romance into LGBT romance, I learned that this question is driven by much more than sales.

My Closet Is Never Empty

Mary McLaurine | Posted 04.12.2015 | Fifty
Mary McLaurine

While I can relate to the young mommy blogs by letting my mind wander back to long ago, I, too, can contribute to mommy blogs! I am still a mommy. My children may be older and have very different needs than when they were little boys but are now facing a far more dangerous world now that they are grown.

Reclaiming Control Meant Letting Go

Amanda Magee | Posted 03.07.2015 | Parents
Amanda Magee

I cried for the strawberry knit hat that I remember, but can't find. I sobbed for the way Finley's chin and neck would be wet with drool as she'd lean into kiss me, bonking her face on my shoulder.

How I Broke Up With My Clothes (And My Walk-in Closet)

The Cut | Lisa Miller | Posted 11.26.2014 | Style

For a precious, fleeting period in my adulthood, I had a walk-in closet. This was during what I think of as my Mary Tyler Moore years, a decade in whi...

5 Unbelievable Closets That Could Be Yours

Redfin | Posted 12.13.2014 | HuffPost Home
Redfin

It's that time of year to pack up your summer clothes and bring out your boots and scarves. Unless, of course, your closet is big enough for both, like the ones found in these five homes for sale.

OMG We Bought a House! Episode 14: Closet Crushers!

Mr. Kate | Posted 11.19.2014 | HuffPost Home
Mr. Kate

In order to maximize the space, we broke into the old phone nook on the other side of the wall which gave us two extra feet. Then, with the combo of shelves, hampers, hooks and rods, our closets are ready to be filled back up again... in a more organized fashion this time.

Model Citizen Meets Modern Metals: A Fashion Week Feature on Gerard Yosca's Newest Collections

Lauren Demarest | Posted 11.13.2014 | Style
Lauren Demarest

After thirty years, Gerard Yosca Jewelry, Inc. remains a force within the fashion industry. And we had the honor of asking the man behind the jewelry, Gerard Yosca himself, to tell us more about these new collections.

OMG We Bought A House! Episode 13: Out Of The Closet!

Mr. Kate | Posted 09.20.2014 | HuffPost Home
Mr. Kate

In episode 13 we begin to redo a room that is extremely important: the closet. This is where my shoes and clothes will reside, and I want them to fe...

The Proverbial Closet...

Craig Stewart | Posted 09.10.2014 | Gay Voices
Craig Stewart

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For Matthew Shepard and His Family

Enrique Torre Molina | Posted 08.18.2014 | Gay Voices
Enrique Torre Molina

At the end of my first year in college, just when I began to come out to my family and friends, I read about a young man in the United States, Matthew Shepard, who had been brutally murdered for being gay. This shocked me for many reasons -- first, because I identified with a few of Matthew's traits.

Why I Spent My 40th Birthday In My Mother's Closet

Rachel Levy Lesser | Posted 07.07.2014 | Women
Rachel Levy Lesser

In the years since my mom died, I watched my friends rely on their own moms to help care for their young children, seek advice and tell them every once in a while that they were doing a good job. I don't think anyone ever told me that. I knew mom would have, but where the hell was she?

The Closet, the Media and the Big, Queer Family

Enrique Torre Molina | Posted 04.20.2014 | Gay Voices
Enrique Torre Molina

At this reunion at Chalo's wedding, there was something missing: That imaginary shield I wore my whole time as a teenager was gone.

Coming Out (of My Closet)

Laura Rossi Totten | Posted 01.23.2014 | Style
Laura Rossi Totten

I have a skeleton in my closet: everything is a mess. The closet -- not me.

The 10 Items That'll Save Your Closet

Refinery29 | Connie Wang | Posted 11.12.2013 | Style

Most likely, your closet is split between "show ponies" and "work horses." Half of your clothes consist of the peacock-y pieces you have a hard time w...

Nothing to Fear: A Letter to My Closeted 12-Year-Old Self

Mason Hsieh | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Mason Hsieh

"If you could write a letter to your younger self, what would you say in only two words?" One of my mentors asked me this recently, and as she waited patiently for an answer, all I could think about was a letter I'd written in sixth grade to my future self.

Why Putting Your Clothes in Storage Might Not Be the End of the World

Alisa Wolfson | Posted 12.10.2013 | Style
Alisa Wolfson

Even with several years of New York City living under our belts and mastering creative storage solutions, I just can't seem to find enough space for all my precious pea coats.

Falling Into a New Closet: 8 Great Closet Tips & Tricks

Susan Holmes-McKagan | Posted 11.19.2013 | Style
Susan Holmes-McKagan

I have just finally completed a closet renovation in my house that will put all that disorganization of clothing chaos hopefully to bed. So whether, your renovation is big or small, I'm penning these eight tips to help guide and inspire you.

Tips For When Your Tween Daughter Has 'Nothing to Wear'

Amy Sue Nathan | Posted 06.11.2013 | Parents
Amy Sue Nathan

In all walks of life and at any age, nothing to wear can masquerade as a closet full of clothes. But when you're an 11-year-old girl in junior high, this is akin to a catastrophic wardrobe malfunction, not just another bad day.

Minimalist Style: The 10-Item Capsule Wardrobe

Francine Jay | Posted 04.07.2013 | Style
Francine Jay

When I decided to pursue a minimalist lifestyle, one of the first areas I tackled was my closet. I had too many clothes that I didn't wear, and too little space in which to keep them.

One Reason That Moving Back In With Your Parents Isn't So Bad

Alisa Wolfson | Posted 02.25.2013 | Style
Alisa Wolfson

Very few of us have FIVE rooms in our house dedicated to our wardrobe.

Closet Confidential: 7 Ways To Edit Your Wardrobe

Posted 09.13.2012 | Black Voices

Letting go of things in your closet can be a frightening process. But when daily dressing turns into a never-ending event it's time for a wardrobe int...

Closet Confidential: Organize Your Closet This Season

Posted 09.13.2012 | Black Voices

Fall is almost here, which means it's the perfect time to give your wardrobe a much needed refresh. If you're like us we're sure your closet is ov...

10 Neat Resources to Re-Fashion Our (Life) Styles

Kaity Tsui | Posted 08.19.2012 | Style
Kaity Tsui

As we go through the motions and figure out what works for our bodies as well as our closets, it's amazing how we -- by choice or not -- are part of the fashion world, a living, breathing, constantly evolving system.