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14 Songs to Celebrate Being Single and Fabulous

Lamar Dawson | Posted 02.15.2016 | Queer Voices
Lamar Dawson

Well it's Valentine's Day once again and once again, for the hundredth year, you're single. If your pity party needs a playlist, I suggest adding a few of these tunes.

5 Heart-Themed Wedding Cakes Just In Time For Valentine's Day

BRIDES | Posted 02.11.2016 | Taste

by Terri Pous, BRIDES Photo: Courtesy of Erica OBrien Cake Design These cakes take the best part of Valentine's Day -- red, pink, hearts and l...

7 Last Minute Valentine's Day Getaways In The U.S.

BRIDES | Posted 02.10.2016 | Travel

by Katie James, BRIDES Photo: Courtesy of Four Seasons Resort Lanai With Valentine's Day fast approaching, there's no better time to book a la...

24 Things Every Person Who Loves A Woman Should Know

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 02.10.2016 | Women

Loving a woman in a real, true, deep way can be a fantastic adventure, and one that only comes around once in a blue moon. Knowing how best to show he...

DISPATCH: Goddesses Never Age With Dr. Christiane Northrup

Miriam Ava | Posted 06.06.2015 | Fifty
Miriam Ava

Turning today's ageist culture on its head, Dr. Christiane Northrup offers a new portal of understanding of what it means to move through time and space without declining in health or joy.

What To Do If You're Feeling Post-V-Day Disappointment

Natasha Burton | Posted 04.20.2015 | Women
Natasha Burton

Most people's V-Days don't look like the ones you see on TV -- or in your social media news feeds. And you might even be feeling a little bummed if your significant other didn't pull out all the stops. That's totally OK, but ere's how to deal with those lingering emotions.

UNHEARD Stories: An Upcoming Theater Festival About Sexual Violence

Winnie M Li | Posted 04.19.2015 | Women
Winnie M Li

"There's something bizarrely liberating about being able to stand up on stage, as a character, and say 'I was raped.'"

Brag Worthy Valentines for Men

Dana Holmes | Posted 04.08.2015 | Style
Dana Holmes

I feel like a broken record when I say that guys are impossible to shop for, but it's true! And, Valentine's Day might just be the hardest occasion of all because men plus romantic gifts equals awkward most of the time.

These Valentine's Day Quotes Prove Your Bae Doesn't Have To Be A Person

The Huffington Post | Jessica Kane | Posted 02.02.2015 | Teen

February is rough -- between the bitter cold and Valentine's Day, it seems like the the universe has deemed this month an epic fail for anyone without...

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

Calpernia Addams | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer 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...