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John Legend Is Helping Young Girls In Africa With His Show Me Campaign (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 08.12.2013 | Impact
Shira Lazar

For the second year in a row, What's Trending streamed live from the Samsung Hope For Children gala blue carpet, where we teamed up with Samsung to...

New York's Sex Trafficking Law Needs to Change: It's Time to Listen to the Real Experts

Lauren Hersh | Posted 08.11.2013 | New York
Lauren Hersh

Sex traffickers prey on the vulnerable for financial gain. They provide girls and women with the "love" they are yearning for and through coercion and manipulation force them to make them money through prostitution.

Want To Change The World? Let Girls Lead

G(irls)20 | Posted 08.11.2013 | Impact
G(irls)20

2013-06-12-blog_girls_20_summit_v01A.png When it comes to addressing the needs and rights of adolescent girls worldwide, there is no better advocate than girls themselves.

The Home Run That Ended Everything

Tom Cramer | Posted 08.09.2013 | Fifty
Tom Cramer

The official name of the organization was Oak Lawn Baseball for Boys. For a long time, that was a perfectly acceptable name. I believe it was in 1975 when that name became quite controversial.

A Cause Worth Supporting: Girls At Work (VIDEO)

Bus 52 | Posted 08.08.2013 | Good News
Bus 52

Do you ever come across such an amazing person who is doing so much good that you want to share their story with anyone who will listen, but can't put...

Girls: Season 38

Laraine Newman | Posted 08.07.2013 | Comedy
Laraine Newman

When Gail Lerner, the writer and director of Girls: Season 38, sent me her script, explaining to me that it "wasn't just a parody but also a valentine" to the show Girls, I was curious to read it.

From 'Bullets to Butterflies' to Education for All

Farah Mawani | Posted 07.30.2013 | Impact
Farah Mawani

A few months ago, I was fortunate enough to be invited to the Gardiner Museum for a preview of Bullets to Butterflies, an interactive art exhibit by Canadian artists Unaiza Karim, Saba Syed and Huma Durrani, inspired by Malala Yousafzai.

Sorry, 'Girls'

Posted 05.30.2013 | TV

Connie Britton on "Girls"? It almost happened. According to the New York Post, the "Nashville" and "Friday Night Lights" star almost joined Lena D...

Changing the Course for Child Brides in Ethiopia

International Center for Research on Women | Posted 07.29.2013 | Impact
International Center for Research on Women

By Gillian Gaynair Enana recalls her parents bathing her many years ago to get ready for, they told her, a holiday celebration. She doesn't remember ...

Behind a Healthy Woman, there's Girls and Men

Morra Aarons-Mele | Posted 07.29.2013 | Impact
Morra Aarons-Mele

What do "husband schools" have to do with saving women's lives? That is my favorite quote from the Women Deliver 2013 Conference in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, the largest global health event of the decade.

Popcorn Preview: Frances Ha

Leslie Sisman | Posted 07.28.2013 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Film: Frances Ha (2012) Cast includes: Greta Gerwig (No Strings Attached), Mickey Sumner (Last Chance Harvey), Adam Driver (Girls), Michael Zegen (Adv...

Conservatives Hate Lena Dunham's Tweet About Peeing

Posted 05.28.2013 | Entertainment

A seemingly off-handed Memorial Day tweet from Lena Dunham drew harsh criticism from some conservatives after the actress and producer talked about pe...

Yup, 'Girls' Has Officially Inspired A Porn Film

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 05.24.2013 | Women

"Girls" has already been the inspiration for a reality show casting call, a pseudo-hipster Craigslist ad, and has been compared to everything from "Sp...

What Happened to Little Girls?

Danielle Moodie-Mills | Posted 07.23.2013 | Black Voices
Danielle Moodie-Mills

If at 4 or 5 years old, you are getting a full weave to make you "cute," what will be your fix at 20? Nothing, it seems, is off-limits.

Victoria's Secret's Missed Opportunity

Sheila Moeschen | Posted 07.22.2013 | Women
Sheila Moeschen

Sickness, even sickness conquered, cannot be sexy, or so the marketing logic likely goes. A woman living as a cancer survivor is not just a body transformed, hers is a life transformed. Victoria's Secret could have been a part of this process.

Why Merida Matters

Lauren Boyle | Posted 07.21.2013 | Parents
Lauren Boyle

The original image of Merida was precious and clung to by moms who adored Merida for her adventures, her love of her family, and her resemblance to the young girls they know and love.

Hannah's E-Book Editor Is Going Kick Ray's Ass

Vulture | Posted 05.20.2013 | TV

Hannah Horvath's e-book editor is going to fight fellow "Girls" guy Ray next season, John Cameron Mitchell tells Vulture. "I actually have a fun scene...

Nerds Anonymous

Amy S. Chen | Posted 07.16.2013 | Women
Amy S. Chen

I won't be dismissive and say that people like Tina Fey and Ellen Degeneres are not incredible role models, but celebrities provide a much different type of support than women in STEM or climbing the corporate ladder are able to otherwise provide.

GIRL RISING: The Missing Part of the Conversation

Tabby Biddle | Posted 07.15.2013 | Women
Tabby Biddle

Ruksana lives on the streets of Kolkata, India. Despite this, she excels in school, particularly in mathematics and geography. Photo provided by 10x1...

How A 17-Year-Old Girl Won a Hackathon -- And What It Means for Women in Tech

Eliot Van Buskirk | Posted 07.14.2013 | Technology
Eliot Van Buskirk

The question of how to interest more women in technology fields is one of the most important questions facing us today, for many reasons.

The Hannah - Marnie Exchange You Didn't See On HBO

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.10.2013 | Women

"You think I'm not pretty enough for a pretty person job." "I'm just saying I don't think you have the appropriate disposition for this job, that's...

Our Mothers Played Hard and We Won

Kim Turner | Posted 07.10.2013 | Women
Kim Turner

From grandmother to mother to daughter, the women in our family experienced firsthand the many gifts of sports, but also the academic and professional advantages. Sports gave us a sense of ourselves, our power, and the willingness to dig deep to turn challenging situations around.

How What You Eat NOW Could Affect Your Cancer Risk Later

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 07.10.2013 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

My onetime patient and student, Nicole Larizza, earned her MS degree in nutrition studying the effects of nutrition in childhood on breast cancer risk in adulthood. I found the information Nicole shared with me important and provocative -- and felt it deserved to be shared.

'Girls' Star's Exit Had 'A Huge Effect On Our Show'

Posted 05.08.2013 | TV

When Christopher Abbott abruptly decided to leave "Girls" in April, fans were left wondering what that meant for Marnie (Allison Williams), who reconc...

Dysfunctional Dater #6: My Big Fat Fake Engagement

Melinda Hill | Posted 07.06.2013 | Comedy
Melinda Hill

My longest relationship has been with commitment phobia. But I seriously do think I could get married if I could do it with a month-to-month lease.