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Binaries Not Included

Stephanie Mott | Posted 06.10.2014 | Gay Voices
Stephanie Mott

Eliminating the binary does not mean that someone can not identify as purely male or purely female. It means that no one has to. Gender does not paint the picture of who I am. Who I am paints the picture of my gender. Why not use all of the colors on the palette?

Fight Like A Girl: A Celebration of Life, the Journey to Becoming a Supernova

Kirk-Anthony Hamilton | Posted 07.21.2014 | Good News
Kirk-Anthony Hamilton

Many of us would be afraid to share what we had been through, but as you can see Brandy's list was courageous, ambitious, open and a very encouraging read on Christmas Eve.

Pharrell's Major Surprise

The Huffington Post | Madeline Boardman | Posted 02.19.2014 | Entertainment

Pharrell Williams surprised fans this week with the announcement that he will release a new album in less than a month. The Grammy-winning producer, w...

A Girl Comic and Her Heckler

Lianna Carrera | Posted 01.31.2014 | Comedy
Lianna Carrera

As the night progressed, and each time I'd walk past their group I'd hear him taunt. And each time I'd hide my growing annoyance with a "See ya there!" Comics loathe hecklers for a variety of reasons but we don't fear them.

Getting Girls in the Game Benefits Us All

Kim Turner | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Kim Turner

This International Day of the Girl, we must urge communities, governments and families here and around the globe to recognize that gender equality in sports is not only a gateway for girls to excel in youth, it is a key to personal, national and international prosperity.

One Syrian Refugee Girl's Hope

CARE | Posted 12.09.2013 | Impact
CARE

I remember this time last year well. I was in Syria, and I was happy. This might sound strange, I know. How can anyone be happy when bombs are falling around you, and you're fearful for your life?

What Does Head Girl Mean?

Helen I. Hwang | Posted 07.17.2013 | Parents
Helen I. Hwang

How did my 8-year-old daughter start thinking along gender lines? By girl and boy categories? That there's worth in being the best girl, even if you're not better than two boys?

'Modern Family' Wins Best Comedy

Posted 09.23.2012 | TV

'Modern Family' has won the Emmy for Best Comedy Series. 'Modern Family' beat out CBS' "The Big Bang Theory," HBO's "Curb Your Enthusiasm," HBO's ...

Boats of Doom: 18 Nautical FAILS

Oliver Noble | Posted 10.05.2012 | Comedy

With summer coming to a close it’s our last chance to enjoy the misfortunes of people injuring or otherwise humiliating themselves during water spor...

Goodbye, My Child -- Hello Alien?

Darryl Sollerh | Posted 06.25.2012 | Parents
Darryl Sollerh

With a little judicious self-understanding, awareness, patience and support, your Middle Schooler may not seem quite so alien after all, and you likely won't seem quite so alienated from them.

Memorial Service Planned For Murdered 9-Year-Old Indiana Girl

Posted 01.04.2012 | Crime

Grieving members of the Fort Wayne, Ind., community will gather Thursday evening to pay their respects to 9-year-old Aliahna Lemmon, who authorities s...

Father Of 9-Year-Old Says He Knew Girl's Alleged Killer

AP | Posted 02.27.2012 | Crime

FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- The father of a 9-year-old girl who was found bludgeoned and dismembered said Wednesday that he knew the man accused of killing hi...

From Prostitution to... First Grade

Josh Tetrick | Posted 01.18.2012 | Impact
Josh Tetrick

When we invest in girls -- we all win. Our communities are stronger. Our families are healthier. And our collective future is brighter.

Beyonce And Baby Bump Dress Up As Halloween Bee

www.mydaily.co.uk | Posted 01.01.2012 | Home

Cute! Sorry slightly-scary Heidi Klum, and pretty-poisonous Kim Kardashian, but we think Beyonce and her bump have just beaten you to be crowned MyDai...

Toddler Run Over, Ignored By Passers-By, Dies Amid Outrage

AP | Posted 12.20.2011 | World

BEIJING — A toddler who was twice run over by vans and then ignored by passers-by on a busy market street died Friday a week after the accident ...

6-Year-Old Minnesota Girl Finds Parents, Sitter Dead

AP | Posted 11.16.2011 | Crime

OAKDALE, Minn. -- A 6-year-old girl came home from school and discovered her parents and live-in baby sitter dead in what police said was a double mur...

Saveur To Run Restaurant Reviews For First Time

Eater National | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

For the first time in the magazine's 16-year history, Saveur will be running restaurant reviews starting in the March 2011 issue. The column, written...

Bestsellers: Girl vs. Woman, Demeaning Or Tired Of Talking About It? (POLL)

The Huffington Post | Amy Hertz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

In the UK paper The Guardian, Deborah Orr reports that the top five bestsellers on the Times of London list all had "girl" in the title: Steig Larsson...

I See Belgium, I See France: I See the Burqa's Last Dance

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Shirin Sadeghi

For some governments, banning burqas about placing a legal element of moderation on public dress. Worldwide today, total nudity is usually illegal, these governments are simply saying that the other extreme is also not acceptable.

Full of Grace

Chauncey Zalkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Chauncey Zalkin

There's something lost and something gained in every generation. I'd take autonomy and freedom of expression any day.

Sisters Of 2010 -- A Conversation With The Founder Of The Feminist Road Trip Chronicle, "Girl Drive"

Chauncey Zalkin | Posted 05.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Chauncey Zalkin

Girl Drive, a project where two young college grads, friends, get in a car and travel around America taking the temperature of contemporary feminism.

Cop Shock: 10-Year-Old Girl Tasered

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

OZARK, Ark. — A police officer who used a stun gun on an unruly 10-year-old girl after he said her mother gave him permission has been suspended –...

Shaniya Davis Still Missing: 5-Year-Old Girl's Mother Antoinette Nicole Davis Charged

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — Authorities acted on a tip Sunday and searched a wide area in south-central North Carolina trying to find a 5-year-old girl...

My London Design Fair 2009

Chauncey Zalkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Chauncey Zalkin

The week surpassed all expectations. London surprised me. The design energy there is unmistakably moving forward in creative, thoughtful and innovative ways.

Who's Afraid of Angelina Jolie?

Kim Morgan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Kim Morgan

So many want to relate to their screen idols, and Jolie makes it damn near impossible. But I love her for it.