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Cosmopolitan Editor Highlights Sexist Double Standard With One Perfect Comparison

The Huffington Post | Amanda Duberman | Posted 10.15.2014 | Women

Should a man's interest in sports disqualify him from having an opinion on economic policy? If the answer is "no" (and it should be), then we shou...

What It's Like On A Campus Where Talking About Consent Is A Priority

Cosmopolitan | Posted 08.13.2014 | College

"Can I go down on you?" "No," I responded, breathless. "Not yet."...

Tony Hawk Just Became A Queer Hero

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 08.01.2014 | Gay Voices

Each week HuffPost Gay Voices and HuffPost Live will take a look back at some of the biggest queer news stories from the past week. Check back every F...

LOOK: Here's What Happened When Real Women Tried Cosmo's Lesbian Sex Tips

Jenny Block | Posted 10.01.2014 | Gay Voices
Jenny Block

When I saw Cosmo posted a story called "28 Mind-Blowing Lesbian Sex Positions," for one second I thought, "Oh wow!" "Look at that!" "Cosmo is becoming more inclusive!" But it wasn't one second later before my bubble was eternally and mind-shakingly burst.

Well... We Certainly Didn't Think We'd Ever See THIS In Cosmo

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 08.07.2014 | Gay Voices

In a bold and awesome move that's certainly telling of the times we live in, Cosmopolitan.com has published a list of sex tips specifically for women ...

Serious Stuff with the Fluff': The American Women's Magazine Formula Keeps on Winning

Dr. Amy Aronson | Posted 07.08.2014 | Women
Dr. Amy Aronson

If today's Cosmo is "capitalizing on the widespread interest" in "a buffet of light and heavy" that now "is an established formula for success," it's cashing in on a formula as inventive -- and traditional -- as the American women's magazine itself.

Ladies, Let 1970 Cosmo Tell You 'Things To Do With Your Hands That Men Like'

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 04.26.2014 | Women

"Frolic in his chest hairs."

Straw-Man Feminism: What Beyoncé and Miley Have in Common

Rose Courteau | Posted 06.16.2014 | Celebrity
Rose Courteau

After centuries of being objectified, our chief feminist demand, as reflected by the stars we've elevated to celebrity status, is the right to be sexy. This is, to put it bluntly, farcically sad.

This Is What Cosmo For Bros Would Look Like

Posted 01.23.2014 | Women

What would Cosmo for guys look like? According to David Ingber, a writer for the magazine, something like this: Judging from the mock cover,...

Six Decades Of Cosmo Covers Show How 'Sexy' Has (And Hasn't) Changed

Posted 08.13.2013 | Style

Cosmopolitan has been around since 1886, but it wasn't until Helen Gurley Brown took the reins in 1965 that things starting getting... sexier. As the ...

Lauren Duca

These Magazine Cover Stats Are Alarming ...

HuffingtonPost.com | Lauren Duca | Posted 11.01.2013 | Celebrity

It's no secret that magazines succeed or bomb based on their cover girls. Teams of editors dissect the trends to figure out whose visage screams "Buy ...

Family Man, Not Superman: Why Brad Pitt Is the Hero for Our Age

Sophia Stuart | Posted 08.25.2013 | Entertainment
Sophia Stuart

Brad Pitt might be the first modern hero who doesn't need a superhero power. Because unlike Superman -- who stands brooding and alone, has not one but two father complexes and something of a messiah issue to deal with.

A New Direction For 'Cosmo?'

Posted 06.20.2013 | Women

If editor-in-chief Joanna Coles has her way, Cosmo will soon be known for more than sometimes questionable sex advice. Politico reports that Coles ...

Sex Ed Is Under Attack At Colleges Across America

Cosmopolitan | Posted 05.05.2013 | College

Talking about sex on college campuses shouldn't be all that scandalous. They're just big, ivy-coated hotbeds of the so-called "hook up culture," right...

Have You Figured Out the Style Thing Yet?

Jill Herzig | Posted 05.12.2013 | Style
Jill Herzig

Do I believe that you should follow every trend and obsess over your hair? No! Do I think every woman needs an expensive, fancy wardrobe? Not at all. But what I've learned along the way is that getting your fashion and beauty ducks in row lets you obsess less and accomplish more.

5 Reasons Watching Porn Together Can Be Good For Your Marriage

Stacey Nelkin | Posted 05.07.2013 | Weddings
Stacey Nelkin

If you and your mate haven't included pornography in your sexual arsenal, there's no time like the present. After all, couples that play together, stay together.

12 Titles For Cosmo's New E-Book Series

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 12.07.2012 | Women

Erotic novels and Cosmopolitan seem like two peas in a pod. So the fact that Harlequin, best known for its bodice-rippers, is teaming up with Cosmo, a...

If Famous Authors Wrote Cosmo Sex Tips

McSweeney's | Posted 10.02.2012 | Women

William Shakespeare Ladyes, thou dost little know the height of his love When thou garbs’t thyself the morning after In his manly apparel Whic...

Sitting In On Joanna Coles' First 'Cosmo' Editorial Meeting

New York Magazine | Posted 09.17.2012 | Women

"I grew up reading "Cosmo,"" declares brand-new "Cosmopolitan" ­editor-in-chief Joanna Coles, one of her peculiar pedicure-exposing boots akimbo on h...

Margaret Wheeler Johnson

Kate White Prepares for Her Next Chapter

HuffingtonPost.com | Margaret Wheeler Johnson | Posted 11.11.2012 | Women

I think it is important in your 20s to accept that your confidence is going to waver and not feel at all intimidated by that.

New Editor at Cosmopolitan

AP | Posted 11.04.2012 | Media

NEW YORK — Women's magazine Cosmopolitan on Tuesday named Marie Claire chief Joanna Coles as editor-in-chief of its U.S. edition, as Kate White ...

Helen Gurley B. and Me

Steven Nereo | Posted 10.15.2012 | Media
Steven Nereo

If there is a straight and sometimes-high-five-throwing male out there who can claim more influence on their life from Helen Gurley Brown, I'd love to meet him. Until then I'm proclaiming myself as her absolute number one fan.

I Am a Cosmo Girl, Thanks to Helen Gurley Brown, and Proud of It!

Carole Mallory | Posted 10.14.2012 | Media
Carole Mallory

I am read and listened to and this is a pleasure, but I would never have had this opportunity without first having been a Cosmo Girl for the late and charming Helen Gurley Brown, who created part of my arsenal of experiences from which I draw upon to write.

Helen Gurley Brown: The So-Called Mouseburger Who Was Anything But

Anna David | Posted 10.14.2012 | Women
Anna David

I spent years obsessing over all things Helen Gurley Brown when I was researching and writing my book about trying everything she recommends in Sex and the Single Girl.

The Day I Met Helen Gurley Brown

Maureen Anderson | Posted 10.14.2012 | Media
Maureen Anderson

Why would the great Cosmo editor Helen Gurley Brown agree to meet with my husband and daughter and me in her office at the Hearst Building in Manhatta...