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Who Defines What Is Beautiful?

Kate Bancks | Posted 03.24.2014 | Impact
Kate Bancks

As a human, woman, and athlete I'm aware of how my body feels, looks, moves, and speaks to me. This combination of information my body provides is one part of the equation that can make me feel beautiful. It's not limited to the physical though.

Dear Marcy and Jackie: I Ache for My Daughter

Marcy Winograd | Posted 03.24.2014 | Education
Marcy Winograd

Each week Marcy Winograd and Jackie Hirtz, educators with over 20 years of experience working with students from elementary to high school, will answe...

Girls Season Three: Flawed and Self-Absorbed

Wendy Widom | Posted 03.23.2014 | Entertainment
Wendy Widom

Someone has to dispel the notion that pointing out the flaws of this important and groundbreaking series means you're a mean and ignorant, old hag who doesn't understand art, or the plight of the young woman.

HBO Moves 'Girls' And 'Looking' To Avoid Super Bowl

Posted 01.25.2014 | TV

Fear not, HBO viewers and football fans! The network will air new episodes of "Girls" and "Looking" on Saturday, Feb 1. instead of Sunday, Feb 2. in o...

Happy Birthday, Hannah

Leigh Weingus | Posted 03.21.2014 | TV
Leigh Weingus

Put on your "Birthday Bitch" hat, because tonight was Hannah Horvath's 25th birthday party.

The Best Quotes From 'Girls' This Week

Posted 01.25.2014 | Women

Here at HuffPost Women, one of the things we love most about Lena Dunham's HBO show, "Girls," is the incisive, witty and hilarious dialogue that Dunha...

I'm 'Not Like Most Girls'

Alexis Jane Torre | Posted 03.21.2014 | Teen
Alexis Jane Torre

Girls are taught that it's okay to automatically not like each other. We're taught that female friends probably won't stay loyal because we'll end up competing for the same guy or handbag. We're taught that -- above all else -- we should aim to be 'not like most girls.'

Is 'Looking' Really Just 'Girls' For Gay Men?

Posted 01.25.2014 | TV

When HBO announced it would produce a show about young, single, gay men in San Francisco, people began drawing comparisons to another successful HBO s...

The 'Hardest Working Millennial In Entertainment' Doesn't Even Live In Los Angeles

The Huffington Post | April Sperry | Posted 01.25.2014 | Celebrity

Lena Dunham's recent Vogue cover is fun, stylish and oh-so Lena. And after snapping the photos for her spread, Dunham sat down with Vogue's Nathan Hel...

Ari and Emma: 'Would You Rather?'

Emma Tattenbaum-Fine | Posted 03.16.2014 | Women
Emma Tattenbaum-Fine

Emma doesn't want to play this stupid, stupid game, but Ari insists and does not let Emma off the hook.

National Mentoring Month: Pay it Forward to a Girl

Techbridge Girls | Posted 03.17.2014 | Impact
Techbridge Girls

January is National Mentoring Month, a campaign launched in 2002 by the Harvard School of Public Health and MENTOR. It's great that the campaign matches up when we are making resolutions for the New Year.

HBO's Biggest Premiere In Years

Posted 01.23.2014 | TV

HBO's "True Detective" soared in the ratings when it premiered on Sunday (Jan. 12). Opening to 2.3 million viewers, the new drama starring Woody Harre...

'Girls' Promotion Goes Terribly Wrong

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology

Perhaps Seamless should have known better than to release a big discount on food delivery on one of the biggest nights of television. On Sunday nig...

Teach Girls to Question the Notion of a Beauty Standard

Gloria Yu | Posted 03.15.2014 | Women
Gloria Yu

Advertisers and public figures hoping to improve girls' and women's self-esteem should spread messages that encourage critical questioning about beauty standards beyond just expanding the social definition of "beautiful."

'Girls' Is Back With Road Trips, Rehab And A Lot Of Self-Involvement

Leigh Weingus | Posted 03.14.2014 | TV
Leigh Weingus

It has been 10 months since we last saw the girls of "Girls" (Hannah, Marnie, Shoshanna and Jessa) "almost getting it kind of together." And aside for Jessa, who flat-out disappeared, they were starting to get it together. Shoshanna had finally mustered up the courage to end a relationship she wasn't happy in, Marnie and Charlie decided they were each others soulmates and Adam came to Hannah's rescue when she was in a state of extreme mental unrest that included an unfortunate DIY haircut and a Q-tip making its way a little too far into her ear.

The 10 Best Quotes From The Premiere Of 'Girls'

Posted 01.23.2014 | Women

It’s really liberating to say no to sh*t you hate.

'Girls' Is Headed To YouTube

Posted 01.23.2014 | TV

No HBO? No problem! HBO is putting tonight's Season 3 premiere of "Girls" on YouTube in its entirety just a mere 12 hours after its initial broadc...

Slow Down, You're Movin' Too Fast: 10 Ways For Teen Girls to Quiet Themselves

GalTime | Posted 03.12.2014 | Parents
GalTime

Kids and teens today are moving too fast, and their busy-ness and constant distractions with technologies leaves them feeling disconnected, restless, and stressed. I coach girls in my retreats, camps, and school programs to learn how to slow down, get quiet, and go inward.

This Has To Be The Most Offensive Thing Anyone Has Said About Lena Dunham's Nudity

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 01.23.2014 | TV

Since its 2012 debut, "Girls" has been one of the most controversial shows on TV for a few reasons -- one being Lena Dunham's frequent nudity. Alt...

"Girls" Enlists Miguel, Lily Allen

Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

From Hannah Horvath (Lena Dunham) breaking it down to Robyn's "Dancing On My Own," to the memorable season two clip of Hannah and her gay roommate/ex-...

If Victoria Beckham Were On 'Girls'...

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Style

Ever since we found out Victoria Beckham was interested in making a guest appearance on "Girls," our eyes have been peeled for any new developments. N...

Championing the Mentors and Role Models Who Build Tomorrow's Leaders

Anna Maria Chavez | Posted 03.10.2014 | Women
Anna Maria Chavez

Together with the Million Women Mentors, we are working to ensure that girls build the same skills and the same confidence in STEM as boys.

The Only 'Girls' Parody With An All-Kitten Cast

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy

Before you jump into the new season of HBO's "Girls," see what it would look like if Hannah, Marnie, Jessa and Shoshanna were played by adorable rescu...

One Good Thing About the 113th Congress: Ending Child Trafficking in the U.S.

Malika Saada Saar | Posted 07.10.2014 | Politics
Malika Saada Saar

There is no question that folks are tired and fed up with this Congress. What is not known to many, is that this past year, significant numbers of Senators and Representatives have powerfully stood up for some of our most hurt, victimized and forgotten girls.

'Girls' Joins Snapchat, Promotes Season 3 With Pictures

Posted 01.23.2014 | TV

If there's anything that 20-something girls like, it's social media. HBO's hit show "Girls" is embracing this trend and has joined the Snapchat com...