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This V-Day, Let's Work Together to Prevent Violence Against All Women and Girls

Calpernia Addams | Posted 01.18.2015 | Gay Voices
Calpernia Addams

The V-Day movement and Eve's play continue to evolve and respond to issues of the day, and our work with the movement was meant to be the start of a conversation about including sex and gender minorities. We encourage you to join us in working together to eliminate violence against all women and girls.

V-Day: Speak Out on Violence Against Women -- From the Pulpit

Jim Wallis | Posted 04.16.2014 | Religion
Jim Wallis

While many may be struggling through aisles of candy hearts and bunches of roses, I invite you to flip this day of mandatory public expressions of love on its head. What if, along with romantic dinners and expensive chocolates, we celebrated those we love by committing ourselves against sexual and domestic violence?

Why A Snowstorm Might Be The Best Thing To Happen To Single People On Valentine's Day

Huffington Post | Matthew Rappaport | Posted 02.13.2014 | Comedy

We wouldn't call a major snowstorm nailing the East coast a "good" thing, but this year it might be the perfect excuse to stay home on Valentine's Day...

An Open Letter to Facebook

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 07.21.2013 | Technology
Soraya Chemaly

We call on Facebook to make the only responsible decision and take swift, clear action on this issue, to bring your policy on rape and domestic violence into line with your own moderation goals and guidelines.

'I Can't Forget What Happens, But No One Else Remembers'

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 04.17.2013 | DC
Soraya Chemaly

"We want to build a national monument to survivors, because we want to live in a country that holds public and supportive space for survivors to heal," adds co-founder of FORCE, Hannah Brancato, "Because we want to live in a country that believes rape can and must end."

Telling My Story for One Billion Rising's Call to End Violence Against Women and Girls

Melanie Coffee | Posted 04.16.2013 | Impact
Melanie Coffee

Here he was, my angry, big, glowering boyfriend. And my cheek was on fire. How the hell did I get here? My boyfriend just hit me. How did I become this girl?

10 Green Gifts For Valentine's Day

Posted 02.13.2013 | Green

Happy (almost) Valentine's Day! This day of love, coming up on February 14, can be both a blessing and a curse. If St. Valentine has been kind to y...

One Billion Rising

Susie Tompkins Buell | Posted 04.13.2013 | Impact
Susie Tompkins Buell

Why aren't women and girls rioting the streets in protest of violence? Have we learned to accept violence as part of our global culture? Is this the kind of world we want our children and grandchildren to inherit? Have we given up? The answer is a resounding and an unequivocal NO.

You Don't Need a Lover to Celebrate Valentine's Day This Year

Dr. Sharon Ufberg | Posted 04.13.2013 | Women
Dr. Sharon Ufberg

With Valentine's Day right around the corner, many of us women will begin to feel lonely just anticipating the holiday that celebrates all our wildest fantasies of knockout romance, great sex and never-ending, off-the-charts love. But this year, I have a better idea.

Rise Up Against Rape This Valentine's Day

Erin Bernhardt | Posted 04.12.2013 | Impact
Erin Bernhardt

This year, on V-Day's 15th anniversary, Enlser is leading one BILLION people as we rise up to stop the rape and violence.

One Billion Raped, One Billion Rising

Kiri Westby | Posted 04.06.2013 | World
Kiri Westby

This V-DAY, February 14th, ONE BILLION OF US will rise up in towns and cities around the world. People like you and me, coming together to show their support for a different kind of world.

Sex and World Peace: Or, What Little Girls Have to Do With Our Wars

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 12.12.2012 | World
Soraya Chemaly

The very best indicator and predictor of a state's peacefulness is not wealth, military expenditures or religion; the best predictor is how well its girls and women are treated.

Bringing Light, Giving Power, Sharing Hope at the City of Joy

Matt Petersen | Posted 10.28.2012 | Green
Matt Petersen

There's a passage -- "plant trees with her, and watch them grow together" -- that to me is an antidote to reverse our society's false notion of dominion over the Earth and women. The Congo is the epicenter of these two issues coming together.

Skoll Lesson Three: Every Brave Woman Needs a Posse

Pat Mitchell | Posted 06.12.2012 | Women
Pat Mitchell

I will be praying for my posse to be safe in Somalia, Sudan, and Congo, and for their work to continue to turn victims to victors.

Things That Sound Like Hearts Breaking

The Huffington Post | Lindsay | Posted 02.14.2012 | Home

Hearts make lots of noises as they rip juicily apart. Sometimes they squelch, sometimes they purr, sometimes they shriek like deranged banshees. ...

Best Places to Cry Alone On Valentine's Day

Lindsay | Posted 02.14.2012 | Home

NEW YORK -- You may not have realized this, but most places in this city have people in them. People are buying things in stores, people are eating th...

POLL: Which Editor Is Your Favorite?

The Huffington Post | Todd | Posted 02.14.2012 | Home

Hi readers! By now, you've probably noticed that Lindsay and I aren't doing so well anymore. There's been a lot of he said she said as well as actual ...

The Best Romantic Tragedies For Valentine's Day

The Huffington Post | Lindsay | Posted 02.14.2012 | Home

Nothing makes me want to sit down and watch a good ol' love story quite like Valentine's Day. Movies like "Blue Valentine," "Kill Bill Vol. II" and "R...

Great Things To Do On Valentine's Day

The Huffington Post | Lindsay | Posted 02.14.2012 | Home

Valentine's Day is for lovers! And for you! Celebrate by taking part in activities that really only make sense on February 14th. Like a bottom-fee...

Animals Killing Animals!!!!!

The Huffington Post | Lindsay | Posted 02.14.2012 | Home

Ugh yes!!! Todd is such dead animal meat I am just sitting here watching these and practicing in my head how to pounce. I just wish so much I could be...

11 Ways Lindsay Screwed Up Christmas

Todd | Posted 02.14.2012 | Home

Okay, Lindsay, okay, so I said, "What" on Christmas. People say "what" all the time. It's one of the more common words that PEOPLE SAY. Maybe if you w...

Todd Said WHAT On Christmas?!

The Huffington Post | Lindsay | Posted 02.14.2012 | Home

No, seriously, Todd said "What" on Christmas, at least 36 times. I know because I started counting after we opened presents with my family and he cont...

BREAKING: Everyone Hates Rupert Murdoch At News Corp

The Huffington Post | Lindsay | Posted 02.14.2012 | Home

"There is nothing the Murdochs will not do to protect their own backs." So said a senior executive under media mogul Rupert Murdoch, whose empire seem...

In The Office: What's The Line Between Flirting And Schmoozing Especially If It's An Intern?

The Huffington Post | Lindsay | Posted 02.14.2012 | Home

It's important to maintain cordial relations with your co-workers in order to ensure your success in the office. But for women, what's the line betwee...

Moody's Downgrades Six European Nations

The Huffington Post | Lindsay | Posted 02.14.2012 | Home

The financial ratings agency Moody's downgraded credit ratings on Monday for Italy, Portugal, Spain, Slovakia, Slovenia and Malta. These downgrade...