iOS app Android app

Being a Woman

14 Totally Overrated Things We Couldn't Wait To Do As Little Girls

The Huffington Post | Amanda Duberman | Posted 04.25.2014 | Women

Womanhood, oh how far you've fallen. As furry-legged, bare-faced and slightly frisky pre-teens, we coveted your promise of power suits, black pumps an...

I'm Not Vain -- But I Can't Survive Without My Makeup

Sarah Barness | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Sarah Barness

My version of the American female road trip is told through the lens of a makeup mask. I have internalized subliminal and explicit messages that tell me natural girls who don't need makeup are pretty, but those pretty girls naturally don't have unibrows and acne.

The Biggest Reason Girls Want To Be Small

Kate Fridkis | Posted 05.01.2013 | Women
Kate Fridkis

I wanted to be thinner because I wanted to be more invisible, because I wanted to be innocuous and inoffensive. I wanted to be thinner as an apology. As a defense.

What's Your Favorite Thing About Being A Woman?

Brittany Binowski | Posted 11.19.2012 | Women

This week we asked a variety of women from Lena Dunham and Ruth Bader Ginsburg to our community on Facebook and Twitter, "What's your favorite thing a...

The Problem With 'Sex Verification' At The Olympics

The New York Times | Posted 06.18.2012 | Women

The International Olympic Committee's new policy governing sex verification is expected to ban women with naturally high testosterone levels, a condit...

The Internet Guide to Being a Perfect Girl

Jezebel | Posted 06.06.2012 | Women

Have you always wanted to be a gamine, hippie, or "pink punk girl"? No problem: wikiHow's crowdsourced how-to guides have you covered, especially if y...

30 Reasons It's Awesome To Be A Woman

BuzzFeed | Posted 05.31.2012 | Women

Women live longer, get to wear more sequins, and are better communicators and leaders. In case you needed more reasons being a chick is great, here th...