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6 Ways to Empower Teenage Girls' Sexuality

Vivienne Mayer | Posted 06.08.2016 | Women
Vivienne Mayer

How can we help our daughters set their own sexual agendas and challenge the effects of the new porn-damaged boys and men they meet? As a mother, children's advocate, and lifelong pleasure seeker, here are my top five tips.

Gender Equality in Education: A How-To Guide for Teachers

Randal Mason | Posted 06.06.2016 | Education
Randal Mason

How can education better support both girls and boys? A new resource offers guidance. When more than 150 world leaders crafted and released the Sust...

The New Stresses of Raising Teen Girls -- 5 Books To Help Parents Find Their Way

Brightly | Posted 06.06.2016 | Parents

This article was written by Laura Lambert for Brightly. I'm currently the mother of a school-aged girl on the precipice of puberty -- and I really th...

Girls Change the Presidential Conversation

Tabby Biddle | Posted 06.07.2016 | Politics
Tabby Biddle

When I was in middle school, I never thought much about politics. I wasn't old enough to vote, and therefore thought my voice wouldn't matter much in ...

The Critical Key to Success for Every Woman in Business

Michelle Dempsey | Posted 06.02.2016 | Women
Michelle Dempsey

The world is made up of two types of women in business: the competitive meanies who won't let you sit with them, and the smart, savvy, successful ones...

Empowered Young Women Star In These Portraits Of Chinese Girlhood

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 05.31.2016 | Arts

A woman stands in front of her kitchen sink, nonchalantly washing something in her ruffled blue underwear. It’s not some idyllic image of femininity...

Let's Talk About Ending Hunger For Good

Åsa Skogström Feldt | Posted 05.27.2016 | Impact
Åsa Skogström Feldt

On May 28, groups around the world will come together to honor World Hunger Day, a day that aims to raise awareness about the 795 million people who live in chronic hunger worldwide. It is also a day to foster a dialogue on sustainable solutions to ending hunger.

My Feminist Opinions Ruined Game of Thrones for My Boyfriend

Rebecca Bohanan | Posted 05.25.2016 | Entertainment
Rebecca Bohanan

Like all women I know who do watch the show and read the books, I entered the fanbase by recommendation from a man already watching the show, AKA the only Game of Thrones point of entry for women.

Your Dress Code Is A Bully

Lauren Bromberg | Posted 05.20.2016 | Impact
Lauren Bromberg

"Your shorts are too short." "That dress shows your shoulders." Your chest is too prominent." "It's slutty." "Boys will be distracted." I've ta...

Shameless: Broad City Takes on Period Shaming

Sheila Moeschen | Posted 05.18.2016 | Women
Sheila Moeschen

I was ten when I read Judy Blume's now legendary novel Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret where Margaret and her friends ride the emotional pendulum...

The Misconception About Feminism

Montclair Diplomats | Posted 05.17.2016 | Women
Montclair Diplomats

Feminism is not the hatred towards men. The point of feminism is not to discriminate against men. Feminism is not a movement to discourage men. Feminism is not a movement plotting to pull all men out of power.

Shift the Lens: A Youth Inspired Photography Exhibit

Akoshia Yoba | Posted 05.16.2016 | Impact
Akoshia Yoba

On May 26th, 2016, in collaboration with the Lower East Side Girls Club, lf8 Creative Studio is presenting, Shift the Lens -- an exhibition featuring the work of New York City's, East Village youth.

The Audacity of Never Giving Up

Viviana Vitarelli | Posted 05.16.2016 | Divorce
Viviana Vitarelli

This article is somewhat personal, and it will sound personal to many women out there who at one time in their life have felt like Giving Up but didn'...

Why Should Women Care About Chronic Disease?

Nalini Saligram | Posted 05.16.2016 | Impact
Nalini Saligram

Written with Heather White, Nalini's Co-Chair on the Taskforce on Women & NCDs The thousands of women who gather in Copenhagen next week for th...

Period Shaming in India Must Stop

Montclair Diplomats | Posted 05.12.2016 | Women
Montclair Diplomats

Aditi Gupta, co-author of "Menstrupedia Comic," recognized the period shaming while she was in college, during a conversation with her future husband and co-author. In India, menstruation is taboo, so there is no Sex Ed in the classroom.

Finding Closure When Your Fictional Friends Are No Longer Friends Themselves

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 05.12.2016 | Entertainment

You can be highbrow. You can be lowbrow. But can you ever just be brow? Welcome to Middlebrow, a weekly examination of pop culture. Sign up to receive...

I Didn't Miss You

David Wygant | Posted 05.10.2016 | Technology
David Wygant

Dear iPhone, On Saturday, I went camping with a bunch of people I really didn't know very well. The campsite was in Malibu, near the water, in the woods. And you know what's really cool and amazing? You didn't work.

#FredinChina: A huge medical scandal shakes the giant Baidu

Fred Raillard | Posted 05.11.2016 | Technology
Fred Raillard

I'm Fred Raillard, CEO, Co-founder and Creative Chief Officer of FRED & FARID, a social, content, tech solutions for brands company based in Paris, Sh...

Everyone Needs a Silent Hero

Viviana Vitarelli | Posted 05.04.2016 | Divorce
Viviana Vitarelli

Navigating through many forums, in particular about divorce, you'll find that the recurring theme is "I have no one to talk to."

Loving Me (Flabby Arms & All)

Kara Wiegand | Posted 05.03.2016 | Women
Kara Wiegand

I've made a conscious effort lately to stop putting my hand on my hip when I am getting my picture taken.

Lena Dunham's Latest Bridesmaid Look Is One We'd Gladly Wear Again

The Huffington Post | Carolin Lehmann | Posted 05.03.2016 | Weddings

Now this is a bridesmaid look that's actually wearable IRL. What happens when @jcrew goddess Jenna Lyons lets a bunch of crazy bitches customize ...

Empowering Girls Through Media Literacy

Judy Vredenburgh | Posted 05.02.2016 | Impact
Judy Vredenburgh

Earlier this year, a remarkable video, "We Are #WomenNotObjects" received significant attention for raising awareness of the objectification of women ...

Tea Time

Kim Kalicky | Posted 04.29.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Kim Kalicky

Isn't it funny what of our past comes rushing back... at the oddest of times? I'm more of a coffee drinker than a tea drinker, but I do have a cuppa ...

Young Girls Should Buy Hillary Dolls Instead of Barbies

Jill Iscol | Posted 04.28.2016 | Politics
Jill Iscol

You have to see this growing segment of wildly enthusiastic supporters, knocking on doors, drawing signs and holding them high. To watch them in action, bursting with energy and idealism, is to understand how important the outcome of this election is.

What I Learned When I Went Back To Work

Vanessa Bennett | Posted 04.26.2016 | Women
Vanessa Bennett

We are living in an age of girls' empowerment. Every shampoo and tampon commercial tells us so -- urging girls to be themselves, stand proud and re...