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5 Tips for Making New Girlfriends

Julia Wells | Posted 07.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Julia Wells

Almost every woman I've talked to agrees that they'd love more friends, but have a hard time finding and making new friends as an adult.

5 Gorgeous Photos Of What It Looks Like When Women Forgive Each Other

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 07.29.2015 | Women

Giselle Noelle Morgan's introduction to girl-on-girl hate started early. She was 14 years old when an eighth-grade girl sent her a death threat on My...

Should You Trust Other Women?

Christine Arylo | Posted 06.29.2015 | Women
Christine Arylo

I haven't met a woman yet without at least one "sisterhood wound" that has impacted her trust of other women. Some of us trust too easily and let the wrong women in too close and get hurt. Others have little to no trust and so let in a few to none or keep old friends around mistaking years known for intimacy and trust -- and so miss out on true sisterhood.

Twin Sisters Have Worn Matching Clothes Every Day For Nearly 15 Years

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 06.26.2015 | Fifty

One of the perks of having a sister is being able to raid each other's closets and share clothes. But for twin sisters Kathy Heffernan and Rose Coles,...

You Can Be My Sister Without The Mask

Sydney Latimer | Posted 06.18.2015 | Black Voices
Sydney Latimer

You anointed your head with the pain of my tender-headedness after hours of hair-braiding between my mother's knees. You took the click-clack of those hair beads hitting against one another as I ran, skipped and played and made it the soundtrack of your upbringing.

I Used To Be A Real Tomboy...

Bo Kitty | Posted 06.02.2015 | Women
Bo Kitty

For maybe the first time ever, I feel a multitude of generations of women behind me, around me, supporting me now. And the scars we collect, these stories and tattoos, these wrinkles and grey hairs... they all have a reason.

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?

2 Women Discover They're Sisters In Columbia Writing Class

AP | Posted 05.18.2015 | College

NEW YORK (AP) — Two women who took a writing class at Columbia University found that their own stories were better than fiction. They were sisters ...

What My Great-Aunt Taught Me About Sisterhood

Rebecca Adams | Posted 06.09.2015 | Women
Rebecca Adams

A lost sister is a void that cannot be filled -- you can't replace a soulmate.

Sisterhood Is the Foundation of Black Girls Rock!

Angela D. Coleman | Posted 06.02.2015 | Black Voices
Angela D. Coleman

I can't sing enough praises for what Black Girls Rock! has given all of us in their work to empower and mentor Black girls. I am particularly excited about their growing influence on the portrayal of women and girls of African descent in media.

They Gave My Husband Credit for Something I Wrote

Rhoda Jordan | Posted 06.03.2015 | Women
Rhoda Jordan

People just assumed that my husband must've been the writer who'd come up with the script. Because how could a woman come up with such words? How could a woman create such badass art? How could a young actress who looks the way I look create such sharp, dark, rude fits of expression?

Have You Heard of Sisterhood?

Nishma Shah | Posted 05.13.2015 | Women
Nishma Shah

This last week opened up the wounds I have been holding to for years. I must have kept most of it deep down! I just spent a week on a retreat with a group of warmhearted women all looking to excel in their business and personal life.

Why It's So Important That Women Empower Other Women

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 03.10.2015 | Women

Women's empowerment starts with how women treat other women. Created by SheKnows Media and BlogHer, a new video features a few of the women from t...

Make It Happen: Cross the Boundaries of Selective Sisterhood

Theresa Sirles | Posted 05.10.2015 | Impact
Theresa Sirles

She had moved into a public housing project from a homeless shelter with her daughter. She had no family, few friends and a spirit of survival that was simultaneously awe-inspiring and depressing.

Silent Sisterhood -- The Space Between Blackness and Whiteness

Theresa Sirles | Posted 05.04.2015 | Women
Theresa Sirles

Like biological sisters, spiritual sisters disagree. We argue, we vent and sometimes we hurt each other deeply. We can still choose to build a diverse tribe of like-minded women, fiercely committed to radical, empathetic sisterhood.

The Sisterhood of Poverty

Theresa Sirles | Posted 04.29.2015 | Women
Theresa Sirles

Theories and data sets attempting to explain why I'm in this situation, who's to blame and which folks are faring better may ultimately help by shaping public policy, but in the short-term, that doesn't pay the rent or feed my children.

A Letter To The New Big Sister

Meg Owen | Posted 04.29.2015 | Parents
Meg Owen

Your little sister smiles from ear to ear when she sees your face, and always looks for you when she hears your voice. Even though I'm her mommy, I have a feeling that you're her favorite person.

For My Sister

Francesca Milliken | Posted 04.20.2015 | Women
Francesca Milliken

But if anyone asks about how I became strong enough to talk about my experience with rape, I will not falter or hesitate in saying that I have an amazing older sister who helped me.

The Teens Who Taught Me What It Means To Be A Feminist

Camryn Garrett | Posted 04.11.2015 | Teen
Camryn Garrett

Instead of pointing out who is or isn't "feminist enough," I think we should work together. We should have each other's backs. After all, we're stronger as a unit than we are when we're divided.

Support Black Women in Film by Putting Sisterhood on the Agenda

Angela D. Coleman | Posted 03.18.2015 | Black Voices
Angela D. Coleman

Oh, what a surprise, the Oscar nominees are White men! As they try to use awesome talent like Lupita Nyong'o as a poster child for their agenda, we should remember that the Academy Awards have never been kind to Black women.

What Is Missing in the Lives of Young Women

Angie Andrews | Posted 03.17.2015 | Women
Angie Andrews

Young women need to be shown how to love themselves for who they are, in each and every moment. Each one of us was put on this earth for a reason. Simply by being here we are enough. Each one of us represents a drop of the divine and infinite potential.

A New Year's Letter to My Best Friends

Katerina Lopez | Posted 02.28.2015 | College
Katerina Lopez

I cannot begin to explain how much you mean to me. But clearly I'm going to try. I have known some of you for nearly a decade and others for less than a year.

50 Things I Want For My Little Sister

Lexi Herrick | Posted 02.23.2015 | Women
Lexi Herrick

I held her in my arms the day she was born, and I will hold her forever. That is my final wish, and promise, for my remarkable little sister.

'They'll Be Best Friends Forever'

Mike Reynolds | Posted 02.02.2015 | Parents
Mike Reynolds

I've never been a sister or had a sister. I've just gone along assuming sister experts were right; that our two little girls would walk hand in had across clouds, their pet unicorns nibbling at magic dust they held in cupped hands.

5 Lessons We Wish We Were Taught in School

Erin Reghenzani | Posted 12.24.2014 | College
Erin Reghenzani

Whether all of this is news to you or you've only just started to realise some of these truths now is your chance to change for the better and start living a life full of love, wealth and happiness.