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5 Badass Female Politicians Tell Us The Women They Admire Most

HuffPost Partner Studio | Posted 12.06.2016 | Entertainment

Women are sorely underrepresented in politics. In the January 2017 Congress, women will take 21 out of 100 total seats. There were some shining moment...

These Are The Female Politicians Inspiring The Next Generation Of Women

HuffPost Partner Studio | Posted 12.02.2016 | Entertainment

The future is female and that has never been clearer than right now. As democrats look ahead to 2020, a number of the names being tossed around for po...

The Female Athlete Triad: Energy Deficiency, Amenorrhea, and Osteoporosis

Nabil Ebraheim, MD | Posted 08.30.2016 | Healthy Living
Nabil Ebraheim, MD

The Female Athlete Triad The female athlete triad is a condition that generally affects athletes such as gymnasts, dancers, or athletes with weight cl...

Trump Doing Surprisingly Well With Women Donors

OpenSecrets Blog | Posted 07.28.2016 | Politics
OpenSecrets Blog

Campaigns aren't required to report the names of donors giving $200 or less, so we can't categorize all of Trump's donors. But it's unlikely that the gender breakdown of any candidate's large and small donors are radically different.

It's Me Against Me

Paula Kay Glass, BS, MEd | Posted 05.19.2016 | Women
Paula Kay Glass, BS, MEd

I am a 44 year old female with several university degrees. I've raised three children into adulthood, have owned a successful business for 13 years, am a writer for The Educators Room and the Huffington Post. I also have a children's book published. By my society's definition I am successful. Yet I don't see myself in that light.

9 Fascinating Facts About Vaginas That Will Change Your Life

Teen Vogue | Posted 05.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Teen Vogue

From the blended orgasm to a coffee-scented discharge (kidding, sort of), here are nine fascinating things that happen below the belt:

Here's My VOTE for the $20: Eleanor Roosevelt

Alexia Parks | Posted 04.19.2016 | Women
Alexia Parks

Imagine if our money carried positive, uplifting messages such as: "Be Authentic!" "Go Lead Something!" I think Eleanor Roosevelt would welcome this

The Fascinating Truth: How Belief in Unicorns, Rainbows and Magic Help Empathic Entrepreneurs Grow Businesses Into Unique, Powerful, Profitable, Breakthrough Brands

Maimah Karmo | Posted 04.06.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Maimah Karmo

I don't know anyone who's ever seen a unicorn, the end of a rainbow, and most don't believe in magic. These phenomena conjure up the words "myth," "s...

'Female' Is an Adjective, Not a Noun

Joshua Adams | Posted 04.04.2016 | Women
Joshua Adams

While some men may not have have ill-intent by making this mistake, many women are keen to its underlying microaggressive, patriarchal power, regardless of intent.

These Were the Hardest Parts About Transitioning From Male to Female

Quora | Posted 04.04.2016 | Queer Voices

What was the most difficult part of your male to female transition? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling ques...

Feminist Rapper Highlights Abuse Against Women Through Her Music

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 03.01.2016 | Latino Voices

Rebeca Lane is spitting verses in the name of feminism. The Guatemalan hip-hop artist, featured in an Al Jazeera Plus video published Sunday, is using...

What It’s Really Like To Work In Hollywood If You’re Not A Straight White Man

New York Times | Taryn Finley | Posted 02.25.2016 | Black Voices

The statistics are unequivocal: Women and minorities are vastly underrepresented in front of and behind the camera. Here, 27 industry players reveal t...

To be or not to be a Woman

Ayana Malaika Crichlow | Posted 01.19.2017 | Black Voices
Ayana Malaika Crichlow

We do not get to decide if another person self identifies as female or not, or what a female should look like by any means. Not only do we not get to do this for anyone but ourselves, but we do not get to dictate when or how a person claims their own womanhood.

Future Trend Watch: Something Positive, For a Change

Alexia Parks | Posted 01.04.2017 | Green
Alexia Parks

2015 saw a rise in the use of the term "Mindfulness" to describe "Right Action." Here's one: this report shows how businesses around the world will spend $10 Trillion on low carbon technology with the right policy framework.

A Rosh Hashanah Sermon on Gender Equality

Rabbi Joshua Stanton | Posted 09.14.2016 | Religion
Rabbi Joshua Stanton

"Man and woman were created in the Divine image. Male and female God created them." Each year we reread the story of creation. We return to our story of origin as a signal that Rosh Hashanah is all about returning to our truest selves -- or as we say in Hebrew, tshuvah.

Why Are Women So Underrepresented In Surgery Leadership?

Andrea Merrill | Posted 09.10.2016 | Healthy Living
Andrea Merrill

I am mistaken for a nurse almost every single day at work. While it is a compliment to be mistaken for a nurse (they are truly amazing and do things I never could do), the men I work with are never thought to be nurses. If they look young, they are usually mistaken for medical students... training to become doctors.

#IAmMoreThan My Scars

Shantonia Wayne | Posted 09.04.2016 | Women
Shantonia Wayne

I have always risen above my circumstances and my leg has never stopped me from pursuing my dreams, it may have slowed me down but never took my hope away.

The Realities Of Wedding Dress Shopping With An Ostomy Bag

Amy Oestreicher | Posted 09.03.2016 | Weddings
Amy Oestreicher

I felt the pressure to fit into the gowns I saw as I flipped through bridal magazines. Every photograph I looked at seemed to promote skin-tight satin and buttoned-up bodices. How would a backless gown look with a colossal surgical scar running down my back?

We Finally Know The Most Badass Female Marvel Hero

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 08.19.2015 | Entertainment

Loki has an army. We have a She-Hulk. Marvel just wouldn't be the same without its female characters. From Captain Marvel to Black Widow, these ladies...

The Sexism A Young Barbara Walters Faced When She 'Asked The Tough Questions'

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 08.04.2015 | OWN

Barbara Walters is known for being one of the most seasoned interviewers in broadcast journalism, but when she entered the field more than 50 years ag...

Bad Ass and Owning It

Cynthia Kane | Posted 07.15.2016 | Women
Cynthia Kane

I will not blame myself or any other woman for giving into the fear. But I am going to celebrate every Serena, Bree, Malala, Janelle, Joanna and the countless other women who manage to point the way to out of the fear of being feminine while being who we are.

The Word That Will Change the World

Sarah Thebarge | Posted 06.19.2016 | Religion
Sarah Thebarge

As long as we divide the world between "us" and "them," what happened in South Carolina will continue to happen until we start using the word that will change the world: WE.

Stop Subtweeting, Start Engaging

Alex Lyman | Posted 05.18.2016 | Women
Alex Lyman

By using feminism and the female community as a way to seek and give support, we are creating our own circumstances for success. We could empower a woman to find the cure for breast cancer, completely shatter the glass ceiling and have our first female president. It's up to us.

The Female Creative and What It Means to Love Her

Skylar Liberty Rose | Posted 05.10.2015 | Women
Skylar Liberty Rose

She may be some or all of these things and much, much more. She will frustrate you. She will inspire and amaze you. She will infuriate you beyond a measure that you barely knew existed. She will be all kinds of temperamental. She cannot be any more or any less than she knows in that moment.

Farm #LikeAGirl? Real Girls Don't Abuse Female Animals

Erica Meier | Posted 04.21.2015 | Green
Erica Meier

In the pork industry and in much of animal agriculture, it's actually the female animals who are the most abused.