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Success! How Their Campaign Is Making History

Posted 10.17.2012 | Teen

After months of collecting signatures, spreading the word and fighting for a cause they believe in, the hard work of three young women from New Jersey...

Wellness Tips for Teenagers Only

Carrie Wiatt, M.S. | Posted 10.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Carrie Wiatt, M.S.

It's so important for teenage girls to feel happy about their bodies and to have high self-esteem. Since it's also bikini season, it's the perfect time to share a few of my practical health tips and facts on wellness for teens.

What IS 'The Sisterhood Of Night'? (VIDEO)

Posted 05.17.2012 | Teen

Vampires are so last year -- and with the new movie "The Sisterhood of Night" stirring up some major social buzz, we're thinking that mysterious secre...

Portraits Of Teenage Girls In Their Rooms (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 04.27.2012 | Teen

Since Virginia Woolf famously declared that all women needed "a room of one's own," the bedroom gained near-mythical status as a place where women cou...

Confessions From Former Middle-School 'Mean Girls'

Posted 04.19.2012 | Teen

"Every girl in this school wants to be someone else." - Bridget, 13 Let's face it: For tween girls, middle school can be a total war-zone. Bet...

BFFs, Frenemies, and Mean Girls: Teens Look Back On Middle School

Whitney Joiner | Posted 06.19.2012 | Teen
Whitney Joiner

While we all experience friend issues (and they don't go away when you hit adulthood!), for most girls, middle school is the time when the highs and lows of the friendship rollercoaster are most pronounced.

WATCH: These Three Teen Beauties Are Exorcists

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 04.06.2012 | Weird News

Most women have to ward off horny creatures on a daily basis, but the one that Phoenix teenagers Brynne, Tess and Savannah contend with isn't a high s...

Why Younger And Younger Girls Are Binge Drinking

Posted 04.02.2012 | Teen

Wild high school parties and binge drinking have long been the stuff of teen movies. But a new documentary, "Faded: Girls & Binge Drinking," paints a ...

How 'Girl Talk' Like, Changes The Way We All Speak

The Huffington Post | Marissa Piazzola | Posted 03.08.2012 | Teen

When Beyonce said that girls "run the world," she may not have been referring to the way young women influence language, but she would've been right i...

WATCH: Real-Life Teen Exorcists Tell Their Story

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.01.2012 | Teen

"My first exorcism was when I was 13," said 17-year-old Brynne on The Anderson Cooper Show yesterday. Brynne has allegedly cast out demons from dozens...

Carolyn Gregoire

THE HUNGER BLOGS: A Secret World of Teenage 'Thinspiration'

HuffingtonPost.com | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 06.07.2012 | Home

I'm looking at pictures from before christmas in december. I was so f*cking skinny. Screw recovery. Hello relapse. -- coffeeandhipbones, Tumblr ...

Not-So-Sweet Seventeen

Hannah Weintraub | Posted 03.27.2012 | Home
Hannah Weintraub

I've been disillusioned by Seventeen's pixie dust more times than I would like to admit. The magazine manufactures self-doubt so girls will buy the quick-fix products displayed on their glossy pages.

WATCH: 13-Year-Old Explains Why Slut Shaming Is Wrong

Posted 01.11.2012 | Home

You know when a girl walks down the hallway wearing a low-cut shirt or short skirt and people start whispering about her outfit? Or when someone start...

New Analysis Reveals Spike In Same-Sex Contact Between Teen Girls

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A new analysis of the U.S. National Survey of Family Growth (NSFG) has revealed some surprising shifts in the sexual activity of teenage girls over th...

The Biggest Virginity Myth Is Still Intact

Cristen Conger | Posted 02.19.2012 | Women
Cristen Conger

The hymen might be the most overrated flap of flesh in the human body, the anatomical equivalent of a sexually charged appendix.

Are You A Slut Shamer?

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 01.21.2012 | Women
Soraya Chemaly

I'm not saying girls should be "like boys" (whatever that means) or that I think promiscuity is a good thing. I'm saying there should be the same standard of behavior for both sexes.

Stop The Self-Hate Cycle -- For Good

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 12.20.2011 | Home

Let's face it: most girls wage a daily war against the mirror. Studies have shown that a whopping 72 percent of girls feel a tremendous pressure to be...

'Urban Lit': Considerations for Understanding What Your Adolescent is Reading

Allyssa L. Harris RN, PhD, WHNP-BC | Posted 11.30.2011 | Black Voices
Allyssa L. Harris RN, PhD, WHNP-BC

It started out innocently enough with a simple question, "So what types of books do you enjoy?" but it quickly grew to "Are these books affecting young girls' risk behaviors and with whom are they discussing these books? "

5 New Ways To Talk With Your Daughter About Technology

Rachel Simmons | Posted 10.10.2011 | Parents
Rachel Simmons

With stories of cyberbullying everywhere, parents' anxiety increases with every headline. But parenting can't only be about saying no and laying down the law, or operating from a place of fear.

Waiting for My Teen to Become a Monster

Red Room | Posted 10.09.2011 | Parents
Red Room

Experts have also told us that the number one, ultimate rule of the parent-child relationship is that a mother must never, under any circumstance, ever consider being best friends with her daughter. I guess I blew that one.

11 Sarah Palin Quotes Presented By Teenage Girls

Posted 08.03.2011 | Comedy

Sarah Palin was mysteriously out of the spotlight for a few months, but this week she's driven her way back into the news cycle -- on a tour bus trave...

What Do Teen Girls Most Need From Their Moms?

Elizabeth Berkley | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Berkley

Often, it's just the simple and real moments spent with their moms that girls need the most. The "nothing fancy" moments that are just about being together end up being the times that build that precious trust, support, and open communication.

Buy A Bride: Roma Girls Glam Up For Bridal Market

AFP | Diana Simeonova | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MOGILA, Bulgaria -- The first Saturday in Lent feels like any other market day in this tiny village in central Bulgaria, but fruit and vegetable stall...

What Do You Wish Someone Had Told You?

Maggie Lamond Simone | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Maggie Lamond Simone

We need to encourage our older teenage girls to see our younger girls for what they themselves once were -- on the precipice between self-acceptance and self-loathing, needing the encouragement of the older girls they so admire and respect.

Task Force on Illinois Teen Pregnancy and Domestic Violence Releases Final Report

Wendy Pollack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Wendy Pollack

Teen pregnancy and parenting and domestic and sexual violence are significant contributing factors to the dropout and push-out crisis in schools in Illinois and across the country.