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Dear Pope Francis: Saving the World Requires Contraception

John Seager | Posted 01.30.2015 | World
John Seager

Planning and preventing pregnancy is not only a personal choice; it's a human right that saves lives, combats poverty, and helps to close the inequality gap. But more than that it's a crucial requirement for slowing population growth and, in turn, saving the planet from its greatest threat--climate change.

Inside the Mind of a Teen's Instagram Post

Lauren Galley | Posted 03.21.2015 | Media
Lauren Galley

Most parents don't use Instagram and therefore have no concept of the anxiety that girls face when using this popular application. It's a lot like a roller coaster ride.

Hit the Road, 20s

Lindsey Caruana | Posted 03.29.2015 | Women
Lindsey Caruana

I could be one of the few women on the planet who isn't dreading turning dirty 30 this year. I, for one, can't wait to bid my 20s a long-awaited adieu.

Eccentric Baby Name Ideas 'Girls' Fans Will Love

nameberry | Linda Rosenkrantz | Posted 01.23.2015 | Parents

The HBO show "Girls" is back, and whether you love it, hate it, or couldn’t care less, you’ve got to admit that it has probably the most interesti...

Letters to Hadley: Mornings

Liz Olson | Posted 03.22.2015 | Women
Liz Olson

Your mom, before she was a mom, was the best sleeper of all. When we were younger, she'd sleep so hard and so late. I remember going into her room on weekend mornings and begging her to "wake up! wake up!"

Katla McGlynn

LISTEN: Ana Gasteyer Talks 'Girls,' Her Music Album And Life After 'SNL'

HuffingtonPost.com | Katla McGlynn | Posted 01.19.2015 | Comedy

In this short and sweet 10th episode of HuffPost Comedy's podcast, "Too Long; Didn't Listen," we catch up with "Saturday Night Live" alum Ana Gasteyer...

Dorota From 'Gossip Girl' Was On Last Night's 'Girls'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 01.19.2015 | Entertainment

Sunday night's episode of "Girls" provided a lot of seemingly meta commentary on Lena Dunham and the reactions critics have to the personal nature of ...

Erin Whitney

Let's Talk About Hannah Vs. Lena In The Latest Episode Of 'Girls'

HuffingtonPost.com | Erin Whitney | Posted 01.19.2015 | Entertainment

Sunday night's "Girls" finally took us to Iowa with Hannah, the now grad student (yes, it's really happening). Besides unsuccessfully riding her bike ...

Finding Kind: A Film and Campaign that Asks Girls to be a Little Kinder

Heather Martin | Posted 03.18.2015 | Impact
Heather Martin

Is it impossible to find sisterhood? I can answer an emphatic no after a lifetime of gathering loyal supporters, but I also recall moments in my life where I was abused by girls who called themselves my friends. And apparently I am not alone.

'Dad, Am I Pretty?'

John Kinnear | Posted 03.15.2015 | Parents
John Kinnear

You are pretty because you are alive. You are pretty because you are curious. You are pretty because you take the good parts of the world, pull them in through your ears and eyes and mouth and body, and shout them back out to me in action and voice, in everything you do.

'The Babysitters Club' Meets 'Girls' And The Results Are Anything But Wholesome

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 01.13.2015 | Comedy

The babysitters are all grown up and now they're on HBO. It's a long journey from "The Babysitters Club" to "Girls," but the audience has probably ...

Letters to Hadley: Little Things

Liz Olson | Posted 03.14.2015 | Women
Liz Olson

My favorite little things are these: The way your sweaty skin feels right after you wake up from a nap, the way your little kid breath smells when you come in close for a nose kiss, the way you inspect my whole face -- pushing on my nose, noticing everything with your curious eyes.

Lauren Duca

The 19 Most Awkward Moments From The Season 4 Premiere Of 'Girls'

HuffingtonPost.com | Lauren Duca | Posted 01.11.2015 | Entertainment

"Girls" is back! And if you watch television shows live when they air -- do people do that anymore? -- you skipped the Golden Globes on Sunday night t...

In Real Life, The 'Girls' Would Not Make Rent

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 01.11.2015 | Entertainment

Hannah, Marnie, Shoshanna, and Jessa may not drop hundreds on Manohlo Blahniks and brunch like the "Sex and the City" characters. But that doesn't mea...

The "Power" of Going Greek

Lauren Galley | Posted 03.11.2015 | College
Lauren Galley

Being a sorority girl is so much more than the dramatization that movies portray. I am now a part of something bigger than myself, and I have truly found a group of girls who empower each other in their daily lives.

Maureen Ryan

'Togetherness' Is A Fine Addition To HBO's Narcissism Sundays

HuffingtonPost.com | Maureen Ryan | Posted 01.09.2015 | Entertainment

It's odd to think that a whole new genre of television has blossomed in the last few years -- an exciting new category that didn't exist several years...

Lena Dunham Would Love Taylor Swift To Appear On 'Girls'

insidetv.ew.com | Posted 01.09.2015 | Entertainment

When the stars of HBO’s "Girls" get together, it feels less like a co-worker meeting than a camp reunion: warm hugs, squeals over hairstyle changes,...

6 Models Share Their Must-Watch Shows of 2015

Modelinia | Posted 03.11.2015 | Entertainment
Modelinia

International jet-setters though they may be, even the most glamorous mega-models aren't immune to the everyday joys of curling up on the couch and binge-watching one of TV's most talked-about series.

Here's What You Need To Know Before 'Girls' Returns

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 01.09.2015 | Entertainment

HBO's "Girls" returns for its fourth season on Sunday, where we'll see Hannah pursing writing outside of New York City for the first time. A lot happe...

'Girls' May Not End After 6 Seasons After All

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 01.07.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

HBO just renewed "Girls" for a fifth season -- a decision that came just days before the series kicks off its fourth season Jan. 11 -- and executive p...

'Girls' Producer: People Are 'Afraid' Of Lena Dunham 'Telling The Truth'

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 01.07.2015 | Women

With great power comes great responsibility, and such is the case with the most successful women on television. Female stars are often expected to ...

HBO Renews 'Girls' For Fifth Season

Posted 01.06.2015 | Entertainment

Surprise, surprise: Before the newest season of Girls even had a chance to premiere, HBO announced it was re-upping Lena Dunham's show for a fifth sea...

6 Lessons I Learned From Working With 20-Something Girls

Kali Rogers | Posted 03.07.2015 | Women
Kali Rogers

I am finishing up my first year as a true bona fide life coach after practicing counseling, and I wanted to share with everyone what I learned. And no, these lessons did not come from my amazingly cunning professional skills -- they came from my clients.

4 Reasons Why I'm Not Watching the HBO Show 'Girls' This Season

Nicole Zangara | Posted 03.07.2015 | Entertainment
Nicole Zangara

I have watched it from the beginning and before each and every episode, I would think, "Okay, I'm going to like this show!" But the episode would end and I just wasn't feeling it. As the next season premiere approaches, I will be making the choice not to watch it. Why, you ask? Here's the rundown.

Let's Skip the Post-Holiday Fat Talk

Lori Day | Posted 02.28.2015 | Parents
Lori Day

How can moms help their daughters feel good about their bodies, especially at this time of year, when we are all bombarded with diet and weight loss ads?