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As A White Woman, Here's How I'm Haunted By 'Get Out'

Shira Hirschman Weiss | Posted 03.27.2017 | Entertainment
Shira Hirschman Weiss

After watching the movie “Get Out” (only once unlike several friends who’ve already seen it 3 times), my eyes have been wide open. I am highly a...

Children's Place Is Selling Some Seriously Empowering T-Shirts For Girls Right Now

The Huffington Post | Emily McCombs | Posted 03.21.2017 | Parents

We all know who runs the world by now, but some retailers have yet to get the message. Case in point: the 5-year-old girl who wrote a letter to GAP re...

Strong Is The New Pretty In Powerful Photo Series

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 03.21.2017 | Arts

A girl holds her skateboard behind her back, flexing her arms. Another does a spin, her hair splaying in all directions. Both pictures contrast the kn...

Girls, Entitlement, and Criticizing Lena Dunham

Thought Matters | Posted 03.23.2017 | Arts
Thought Matters

By Phoebe Maltz Bovy PRIVILEGE-CENTRIC ARTS CRITICISM began to take off around the same time as online social-justice YPIS (Your Privilege is Showing)...

Lena Dunham Stole A Prop From The Set Of 'Girls' For Her Apartment

Architectural Digest | Posted 03.22.2017 | HuffPost Home
Architectural Digest

For Architectural Digest, by Jordi Lippe-McGraw. A lot has changed for Lena Dunham's character Hannah Horvath since Girls first aired in 2012 on HBO....

Hillary Clinton: The Unfinished Business Of The 21st Century Is Women's Equality

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 03.09.2017 | Women

NEW YORK, NY ― “Life hands all of us setbacks,” Hillary Clinton said to a room full of women the day before International Women’s Day. “I’...

Your TV Boyfriend Penn Badgley Married A 'Girls' Star's Sister

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 02.27.2017 | Entertainment

Today in totally random: Penn Badgley aka Dan Humphrey aka Lonely Boy aka Gossip Girl is officially off the market, so any chance of your future roman...

'Girls' Takes On Fame And Sexual Assault In Stunning Episode

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 02.26.2017 | Entertainment

“Girls” has always wrestled with fantastical if-onlys: if only success were handed to you, if only every relationship made sense, if only fleeing ...

Being Awkward At Parties Is Like Living Your Own Personal Horror Movie

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 02.17.2017 | Comedy

Being awkward at parties is a nightmare. It starts with people thinking you wouldn’t even be there. Then not remembering someone you’ve met before...

What It's Like to Be Lena Dunham, SNL Host, Podcast Host and Feminist Icon

Quora | Posted 02.14.2017 | Entertainment
Quora

These Questions originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the...

Here's A GIF Of Riz Ahmed's Swimsuit Rap On 'Girls'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 02.13.2017 | Entertainment

Riz Ahmed, a fresh-faced candidate to become the internet’s newest boyfriend, rapped in a bathing suit on Sunday’s season premiere of “Girls.”...

Jill Biden Shares Her Advice For Empowering Girls And Raising Strong Daughters

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 03.28.2017 | Parents

Dr. Jill Biden knows a few things about raising strong children. The former second lady is mom to Ashley Biden and stepmom to Hunter and the late Beau...

Malia Obama Was An 'Angel' Intern Because Of Course

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.08.2017 | Black Voices

Oh, to have Malia Obama as your intern. Lena Dunham and “Girls” showrunner Jenni Konner sat down with Howard Stern for an interview on his Sirius...

It’s Time For Dads To Step Up For Our Daughters

Jeffery Tobias Halter | Posted 02.07.2017 | Parents
Jeffery Tobias Halter

Our daughters are counting on us eliminate workplace gender inequalities and the pay gapAudi tackled gender equality and the pay gap in their 2017 Sup...

The Women Of 'Girls' Have Changed A Lot

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 02.03.2017 | Style

The women of “Girls” enjoyed one final season premiere in New York City Thursday night before the sixth season begins Feb. 12. And they did it in ...

Womankind Emerges from NYC Asian Women's Center

Jim Luce | Posted 02.01.2017 | New York
Jim Luce

On the heels of President Trump's inauguration and historic women's marches all over the world, the New York Asian Women's Center changed its name to ...

Adam Driver On Canine Co-Stars, Silent Retreats And Kylo Ren

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 01.13.2017 | Entertainment

Judging by the breadth of roles he’s taken, Adam Driver’s life gets a little better every year. 2016 alone found him basking in the triumph of “...

Lena Dunham Won't Do A Show Starring 'Four White Girls' Again

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 01.11.2017 | Entertainment

Lena Dunham is getting ready to say goodbye to “Girls” and is acknowledging the missteps she may have taken during its six-year run. “I wouldn...

Mentors Matter...As Early As Middle School

Illana Raia | Posted 01.11.2017 | Women
Illana Raia

Hey, middle school girls - it's 2017! You know what that means - every magazine cover is plastered with reasons why you need a sparkly new set of reso...

Stop Letting Media Teach Girls Their Self-Worth

Michelle Cove | Posted 01.09.2017 | Parents
Michelle Cove

It is essential that girls--and women--understand and can easily define our self-worth, publicly and privately.

Dear Moms of Tween Daughters: We Need To Talk

Stephanie Sprenger | Posted 01.20.2017 | Parents
Stephanie Sprenger

Dear Fellow Fifth Grade Moms, I’ve been wanting to talk to you for a long time. I’ve had questions about whether or not you allow your girls to us...

A Year in Review, What It Means To Be Female in Nigeria

Mary Olushoga | Posted 12.20.2016 | Women
Mary Olushoga

Nigeria has a long way to go when it comes to supporting women's rights and gender equality. Religion and culture affect how women are treated in soci...

Woman Poses In Varying Pants Sizes To Make A Point About Body Image

The Huffington Post | Emily McCombs | Posted 12.16.2016 | Parents

Deena Shoemaker was organizing her closet when she was struck by the realization that her pants come in a range of dramatically different sizes, and t...

Financial Confidence in Girls Isn't Impolite...It's Essential.

Illana Raia | Posted 12.14.2016 | Women
Illana Raia

"Ugh, you figure out the tip...I'm the worst at that." "I have no idea where my allowance went. Like, NO idea." "My mom says it's rude to talk about...

What Middle School Girls Should Know About Friendship

Kari Kubiszyn Kampakis | Posted 12.09.2016 | Parents
Kari Kubiszyn Kampakis

A woman in teen ministry once shared with me a term that describes the state of female friendships in the middle school years. Fluid. In other w...