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'The First Black Woman On "Girls"'

Posted 09.15.2013 | TV

Danielle Brooks is heading to "Girls." The "Orange Is The New Black" star -- Taystee to viewers of the Netflix series -- will appear in an episode of ...

Patrick Wilson: 'Girls' Backlash Was 'Bizarre'

The Huffington Post | HuffPost TV Staff | Posted 09.14.2013 | TV

Earlier this year, the internet collectively had a conniption over Patrick Wilson's guest spot on "Girls," specifically the part where his character, ...

Why Don't Girls Grok Physics?

Tara Chklovski | Posted 11.12.2013 | Science
Tara Chklovski

Have you ever noticed how girls' toys are mostly static? Dolls, kitchen sets and stuffed animals don't demonstrate concepts of forces, momentum, cause and effect, control, friction, balance and inertia.

Ok, I Admit It, I Do Hate Pink

Lori Day | Posted 11.12.2013 | Parents
Lori Day

Not the color per se. I actually love the color. Given that pink is now a corporate-created, profit-driven cotton, polyester or plastic gender signifier for girls, we've got way too much pink Kool-Aid drinking going on.

'Girls' Season 3 Just Got A Whole Lot Noisier

Posted 09.06.2013 | Arts

As if "Girls" fans needed any more reasons to sit on pins and needles awaiting the TV show's third season debut, Kim Gordon is here to heighten the an...

It's In His... WHAT?

Posted 09.04.2013 | Comedy

If you wanna know if he loves you so, it's in his ... what? We know everyone mishears song lyrics, but maybe not as badly as this girl....

Images for Impact

Monique Villa | Posted 11.03.2013 | Impact
Monique Villa

Imagine the unimaginable. Think for a moment of a world without pictures. Assume that cameras were no more, that humanity had lost the power to document reality with images.

The Girl Who Spoke to Flowers: The Stories and Dreams of Afghan Girl Writers

Stacy Parker Le Melle | Posted 11.02.2013 | Impact
Stacy Parker Le Melle

"Sometimes I talk with flowers And I know they hear me. Most people don't know That flowers can hear us. Flowers are always quiet Because they are lis...

The Real Housewives of Financial Literacy

Robin Patinkin, CFA, CFP | Posted 11.09.2013 | Business
Robin Patinkin, CFA, CFP

Financial literacy must become part of our daughters' DNA. Let's not let Jasmine's shattered life become a reality.

Media's Shameless Role in Peddling Gender Stereotypes to Children

Lori Day | Posted 10.26.2013 | Parents
Lori Day

It's brilliant. It's lucrative. It's also a breathtaking act of psychological vandalism against our children. Media shapes perception, and perception becomes reality.

'CEOs Gone Wild': What We Talk About When We Talk About Marissa Mayer's Vogue Shoot

Sheila Moeschen | Posted 10.21.2013 | Women
Sheila Moeschen

The image is sex. It is a nod to Lolita, to American Beauty, to the thousand-and-one images of women handed down through film, television and advertising.

How One Mom Ran With Her Passion and Is Living Her Dream

Kristin Meekhof | Posted 10.21.2013 | Small Business
Kristin Meekhof

Around three years ago, Lawton was at a Mother's day road race, and embroidered the words "Women Run" on hats. They were sold to help raise money for a local women's charity. That was when Lawton hatched her company: Women Run.

WATCH: THIS Is How You Play Hide-And-Seek

Posted 08.20.2013 | Parents

Will Luna please stand up to take the crown for the “hide-and-seek” queen? Luna? Has anyone seen Luna? ... Where is Luna?! (Via Reddit user...

What Your TV Tweets Say About You?

Omri Marcus | Posted 10.20.2013 | TV
Omri Marcus

When the social media frenzy collides with television obsession, sometimes it seems that television viewers are busier writing about their favorite shows than actually watching them.

A Way For Lena Dunham To Really Add Value To 'Girls'

Tyler Kingkade | Posted 10.19.2013 | TV
Tyler Kingkade

I want to offer Lena Dunham some unsolicited advice about a simple write-in to appease the Girls naysayers. It's actually pretty simple: make Shoshanna have student loan problems.

The 'Girls' Are Back

Posted 08.19.2013 | TV

The first "Girls" Season 3 teaser is here! HBO has released a teaser video made up of behind-the-scenes pictures from the set, which show reunions...

Thank You Secretary General Ban Ki-moon For Keeping Gender Equality On Top Of The Agenda

Cherie Blair | Posted 10.16.2013 | World
Cherie Blair

Eliminating discrimination against women is a strategy that will move global development progress forward. We will fail to achieve lasting positive change if women are excluded.

How Girls Get Ready for Girls Night Out

Amanda Callaghan | Posted 10.07.2013 | Style
Amanda Callaghan

It is one of the biggest mysteries of all time -- why do women take so long to get ready? A recent study of 2,000 women, conducted by Malibu Rum for t...

The Shows They Wish They Were On

Posted 08.13.2013 | TV

Cora's cousin on "Downton Abbey" played by Edie Falco? A new servant played by Elisabeth Moss? Only if the "Nurse Jackie" and "Mad Men" stars gets the...

The 'Girls' Tap Number You Never Saw

Posted 08.14.2013 | TV

Watch out, Ken Consgrove: Hannah Horvath has some tap skills too. In HuffPost TV's exclusive deleted scene from the controversial Season 2 episode...

Shopping With a Grandchild: Lessons Learned

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 10.10.2013 | Parents
William B. Bradshaw

When our grandchildren come to visit us, it is quite common for us to take them shopping, and they are now the age that instead of shopping for toys, ...

Keeping My Soul Right: Making Global Health Films on Women and Girls

Lisa Russell | Posted 10.09.2013 | Impact
Lisa Russell

I once heard someone say that art is a reflection of your soul, so if you are creating art about another culture, make sure your soul is right.

After the New Disney Planes Movie, Keep Kids Excited with Books about Flying Mommies and Girls

Graciela Tiscareno-Sato | Posted 10.06.2013 | Parents
Graciela Tiscareno-Sato

Let's take this opportunity Disney has created to excite our children with planes, with the magic and fun that is aviation and let's really plant the seeds of curiosity about airplanes with books after the movie ends.

Three Things We Know About 'Girls' Season 3

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 08.06.2013 | TV

"Girls" fans still know next to nothing about what's to come in Season 3. Yes, Christopher Abbott (Charlie) is gone due to "creative differences," ...

Robin Hood Laptop Project Turns Poverty Into Possibility for Sri Lankan Tea Plantation Girls

Zoe Helene | Posted 10.06.2013 | Impact
Zoe Helene

Durga, the daughter of a tea worker and "plucker," lives in the Idulgashinna Tea Estate community on the island of Sri Lanka. Like most teenagers, Durga has dreams. She wants to be a software engineer, and she has the talent, drive and discipline to excel in her chosen career.