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21 Vintage Women's Mag Headlines You'd Never See Today

BuzzFeed | Posted 08.15.2012 | Women

Including 1969's “My Long Night in a Singles' Bar” and 1983's “Mel Gibson, Australia's Exciting New Star. Veddy Sexy.” 1. ...

Why 'Cosmo' Is Actually Important

BuzzFeed | Posted 08.07.2012 | Women

Cosmo, as both a magazine and a worldwide brand, is full of contradictions. Most basically, it's a publication that became what it was thanks to Helen...

Pretty Is Just a Word

Alexis Jane Torre | Posted 08.22.2012 | Teen
Alexis Jane Torre

Two years ago, I finally decided to stop hiding my skin disease with jeans and cover-up. I stopped using makeup to disguise my vitiligo and just accepted my body the way that it was.

How The 'Man Crisis' Impacts Women

Posted 07.23.2012 | Women

Hugo Schwyzer | Role/Reboot Hugo Schwyzer responds to a recent op-ed that attempts to assign blame for the growing number of women suffering from b...

Show Us Your 'Beachy Waves'

Margaret Wheeler Johnson | Posted 08.01.2012 | Women
Margaret Wheeler Johnson

I come out of the water looking less 'Birth of Venus' and more Tangled Pale Person.

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.

A Better Way To Represent Women

Chauncey Zalkin | Posted 12.18.2011 | Women
Chauncey Zalkin

It's really time to update the look and feel of media for women to fit reality. We can define ourselves thank you very much.

What Men Lust After in July

Kate Fridkis | Posted 09.05.2011 | Women
Kate Fridkis

Last night, my brother and I were standing at the checkout counter at the CVS, buying batteries for our dad's insulin pump, and a row of magazines was...

Why The Daily Mail's Femail Is Bad For Women

Margaret Wheeler Johnson | Posted 09.20.2011 | Women
Margaret Wheeler Johnson

That tabloid newspapers demean women in a variety of ways is not news. The Sun's Page 3 has been around since 1970, and the sex- and scandal-loaded he...

17 Things Every Women's Magazine Will Tell You (That You Should Ignore)

The Frenemy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
The Frenemy

Jennifer Aniston is really hot but she is also very pathetic. We want to have her hairstyle and her arms, but only to carry on her legacy when she dies alone.

Venus Zine Lives On, But New Owner Rejects Its Feminist Past

Chicago Reader | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Amy Schroeder was a 19-year-old women's studies major at Michigan State when she created Venus in 1995. Feminism was the point of her education, and i...

George Lois: His Formula, Revealed

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Andrea Chalupa

Many significant artists and great media minds today worship at the Church of George Lois, the legendary art director who captured the turbulent 1960s...

Women's Magazine Covers As Written By Men: Which Is The Funniest? (PHOTOS, POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

The guys at think women's magazines are "lacking much needed male insights," so they decided to take a handful of headlines and rewri...

'Nothing Tastes As Good As Skinny Feels'

Mihal Freinquel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Mihal Freinquel

I love Kate Moss. This woman is constantly stirring the pot - and not in a Jon & Kate way or a Madonna in the 90's way. No, Moss causes a ruckus simply by being herself and I applaud her for it.

In Defense of Women's Magazines

Cathy Alter | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Cathy Alter

For an entire year, I turned my life over to a slew of women's magazines and followed their advice to the letter. And guess what? It worked!

Time To Have a Little Talk About Those "Women's Magazines?"

Sheila Weller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Sheila Weller

Why, 40 years after the advent of second-wave feminism, are the words "women's magazine" still so automatically a term of mild ridicule?

Life As Dictated By Women's Magazines: One Woman Puts It To The Test

The Guardian | Tanya Gold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

I have agreed with my editor that I will emulate Alter, spending a week following the advice of women's magazines - my nemeses. I despise Tatler, Harp...