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Mean Girls

The Rich Guy and the Time I Tried to Literally Be Someone Else

Jenny G. Perry | Posted 11.17.2015 | Women
Jenny G. Perry

When I was 18, and I was hanging out with this rich kid. Kid, guy, whatever. He was in college; I was just about to start. My parents had bought a restaurant down the shore. It was a whole new town with A LOT of money and a brand new set of people.

UPDATED: An Investigation Into Bella Thorne's Hollywood Mean Girl

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 11.18.2015 | Entertainment

Former Disney star Bella Thorne has us playing "guess the Hollywood mean girl" after dishing to Seventeen magazine about someone who apparently model...

Tina Fey Wants Damian To Get His Own 'Mean Girls' Spin-Off

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 11.17.2015 | Gay Voices

If Tina Fey had it her away, there'd have been a spinoff to 2004's "Mean Girls" that would have focused exclusively on the film's memorable gay chara...

5 Crucial Lessons From 'Wicked' So Your Kids Don't Become Mean Girls

Helen I. Hwang | Posted 11.11.2015 | Parents
Helen I. Hwang

When I took my girls to see the musical Wicked, I wasn't sure how my 10-year-old and 5-year-old would react to the story of the Good Witch and the Bad Witch. It turned out to be a gorgeous musical that brought tears to our eyes for its honest, important lessons about friendships.

10 Ways to Be Less Competitive With Other Women

Em & Lo | Posted 11.04.2015 | Women
Em & Lo

One thing that pretty much everyone can agree on, however (okay, except for maybe the evolutionary psychologists, who never agree with anyone) is that female competition is an ugly thing. So here are ten ways to be a better, less competitive, less undermining friend to the fellow females in your life.

Bullying Starts Early: Grandma and the Mean Girl Dolls

Laurie Levy | Posted 10.14.2015 | Fifty
Laurie Levy

In honor of National Bullying Prevention Month, I share this story. It illustrates a total fail on my part to seize a teachable moment with my granddaughter. Luckily, she has an awesome mother, who works hard to prevent bullying.

What Came Into View on The View: Women Need to Shine the Lens on Something Greater

Susan Skog | Posted 09.21.2015 | Women
Susan Skog

The women of The View going mean-girl mockapalooza on Miss Colorado Kelley Johnson--and seemingly every nurse on the planet--was not a fine moment for women.

But Wait, Donald Trump Is Actually Regina George

The Huffington Post | Aaron Barksdale | Posted 08.26.2015 | Entertainment

Donald Trump's political campaign could read like a page from a high school burn book complete with name-calling the media, cyberbullyi...

Don't Bully Proof Your Kids

Dr. G | Posted 08.06.2015 | Parents
Dr. G

Bullying isn't like polio, a once-in-a-lifetime illness that will either pass you by or cripple you. Bullying is more like a respiratory infection. Respiratory infections happen to almost everyone, and will happen lots of times in life.

Mean Girls, Caitlyn Jenner and the Responsibility of Being a Trans Ally

Adam Hunt | Posted 07.28.2015 | Gay Voices
Adam Hunt

The enemy is the same ignorance and hate that leads to transphobia, racism and misogyny. It's the same ignorance that causes us to jump to defend our mistakes, rather than attempt to understand why or how we could be wrong. It's the same hate that drives people to inexplicably murder another person they deem as other, or wrong, or perverted, or less-than.

10 Facts You Didn't Know About 'Mean Girls,' According To The Cast

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 10.03.2015 | Entertainment

When "Mean Girls" hit theaters in 2004, most of the cast was relatively unknown, but nowadays everyone seems bigger than Toaster Strudel -- or Gretch...

'Mean Girls' Star Finally Reveals Why 'Fetch' Hasn't Happened

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 06.28.2015 | Entertainment

We already enjoy how sexy he looks with his hair pushed back, but now this "Mean Girls" actor is making fans happy in another way by answering the one...

Just Say No to You-Go-Girl Advice

Terri Trespicio | Posted 06.26.2015 | Women
Terri Trespicio

While the phrase itself has been rendered impotent from ridiculous overuse, there's a dark side to you-go-girl mentality that could be seriously sabotaging your love life.

5 Signs You're Dealing With a H.Y.M.N (Hypocritical, Yelling, Martyr Narcassist)

Lulu Salavegsen | Posted 06.26.2015 | Women
Lulu Salavegsen

Every victim needs a villain. Chose to be a survivor, a champion of your own soul and realize that everyone makes mistakes and does stupid things. It allows you a little permission to lose your own shit once in awhile when a HYMN throws down.

5 Signs That Your Daughter Is a Mean Girl

Rebecca Deurlein | Posted 06.23.2015 | Parents
Rebecca Deurlein

One would hope, with all the enlightenment we've had about bullying and online abuse, that we'd be "beyond" mean girls at this point in time. After all, this is a generation that has grown up under the umbrella of tolerance, so how can they be so hateful to people they view as different?

Why It's Important to Choose Wisely When Getting Dressed in the Morning

Bianca Heyward | Posted 06.12.2015 | Style
Bianca Heyward

You can alter your mood with what you wear. Anyone who has ever seen Mean Girls or The Devil Wears Prada knows that you can track character development alongside their sartorial changes.

15 Lessons We Should All Learn From Regina George

Deborah Stachelski | Posted 06.10.2015 | Women
Deborah Stachelski

When Regina had holes over the nipples of her shirt, people weren't shocked. Instead, every other girl cut holes over the nipples of their shirts. Don't second-guess yourself; confidence is the sexiest accessory a woman can wear.

They Unfriended Me

Jenny G. Perry | Posted 05.28.2015 | Women
Jenny G. Perry

You will survive. It's not even a loss. If people choose to be in your life, in real life or on social media, they are your peeps. If not, let 'em go. They won't be there when you need them.

On Being a Social Pariah. Part 2- Things I've Learned

Lulu Salavegsen | Posted 05.22.2015 | Divorce
Lulu Salavegsen

The inability to acknowledge or see this by so many people I know is...well, funny. I laugh and let go. Not in sarcasm, but in confusion and self-preservation to accept people are all different and if their truth is black and white, who am I to say how THEY should see things?

How I Found Kind

Rachel Levy Lesser | Posted 05.20.2015 | Women
Rachel Levy Lesser

Isn't that what we all want? To have maybe just one good friend, someone who has your back and who will treat you in the way that you want to be treated?

More Support For A Disney Princess-'Mean Girls' Film

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 05.11.2015 | Comedy

"God, Ariel!" We've seen a Disney princesses meets "Mean Girls" parody before, but this one is especially funny and effective (and with custom GIFs...

Letter to My Girls About the Mean Girl

Janine Huldie | Posted 06.16.2015 | Parents
Janine Huldie

A mean girl is a bully who will use mental warfare and aggression to drag you down every chance she can get.

Taming the Beast Within Our Beauty

Amber Nichols-Buckley | Posted 06.23.2015 | Parents
Amber Nichols-Buckley

I pulled her into myself, holding her, letting her cry, letting her feel the fullness of being wrong, but having a mama who loved her anyway, loved her enough to expect the best from her.

Mean Girls Are Hurting The Most

Kristina Tsipouras | Posted 06.20.2015 | Women
Kristina Tsipouras

Cruelty comes from those who are the most insecure, who are not yet comfortable in their own skin, have not developed a strong sense of self-worth and who have yet to make major shifts in their lives to access inner peace and happiness.

Don't Read Lena Dunham: It Only Encourages Her

Martin Kleinman | Posted 05.29.2015 | Comedy
Martin Kleinman

Couldn't the editors have been mindful of the fact that comparing Jews and dogs, in any context, might be considered -- oh, just maybe -- insulting?