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Life Wisdom Learned From The Cast Of 'Girls'

The Huffington Post | Erin Clements | Posted 10.05.2013 | Celebrity

"Girls" may be known for its wildly quotable dialogue, but the HBO series' cast members have been full of candid confessions and quirky advice in real...

It Doesn't Take A Teacher To Make An Impact On Students' Lives

Kimone Gooden | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Kimone Gooden

For the last three years, I've had the privilege of being a Citizen Teacher in Oakland and San Jose schools. This is thanks to Citizen Schools, a Cisco sponsored nonprofit whose mission is to expand the learning day for middle school students in low-income communities. They do this by engaging an army of professional volunteers as "Citizen Teachers" to spend 10 weeks teaching what they already do, know or love.

Pop Culture Push Back: How One Mayor Influenced a Nation to Support Girls

Emme | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Emme

The vital balance between what young New York City's girls (and boys) regularly absorb as "acceptable" is off, and New York's Mayor Bloomberg wants to change that, for the sake of the city's future!

Lena Dunham Reacts To 'Girls' Parody

Posted 09.29.2013 | TV

Not only did Lena Dunham watch "Saturday Night Live's" parody of her HBO series "Girls," but she also said it was a "true honor." The SNL parody of...

Stand Up for Girls

Pam Allyn | Posted 11.27.2013 | Impact
Pam Allyn

Together we will carry forward the stories of girls who could be and should be able to live out all of their dreams, for there are at least 523 million girls in the world who cannot read.

The Best Investment You Ever Sat On

John Kluge | Posted 11.27.2013 | Impact
John Kluge

The Water for the World Act currently before Congress puts the power of the U.S. government behind those efforts. It supports effective, localized sanitation improvement programs with transparent monitoring systems, all without adding a dime to the deficit. It deserves your attention, and your support.

Efforts to Prevent HIV Must Focus on Gender Equity

Ward Cates | Posted 11.26.2013 | Impact
Ward Cates

Stereotypical notions of masculinity and femininity and harmful myths that lead to destructive behaviors affecting women's safety and health must be dispelled. We must encourage and mentor girls and women to be leaders in their communities.

Is Your Daughter a Bully?

Anastasia Basil | Posted 11.26.2013 | Impact
Anastasia Basil

If you have a daughter, don't just talk to her about being a good person, get all up in her business the way you do with grades, sports, nutrition and safety. Every morning say to her: Be someone's discovery of kindness in the world.

Lena Dunham's Red Carpet Curse

Alisa Wolfson | Posted 11.25.2013 | Style
Alisa Wolfson

Sure, we've all decided on our favorite looks from the Emmy's. Some of us even had opinions before the stars set foot out of their cars. Like me with Lena Dunham. I always know she's going to look mildly disheveled. Is that fair? No. Is it true? Yes.

One Win Leads to Another

Maria Bobenrieth | Posted 11.24.2013 | Impact
Maria Bobenrieth

Her name is Pallavi Gaikwad and in her 'pitch' she will highlight the value of sport as a tool for positive social change in the lives of adolescent girls and their communities.

Here's Proof 'Girls' Is The Voice Of Our Generation

Posted 09.22.2013 | TV

"Girls" didn't win the Emmy award for Outstanding Comedy Series on Sunday night ("Modern Family" secured the honor.) The HBO show is still nevertheles...

THE AWARD FOR BEST COMEDY GOES TO...

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 09.22.2013 | TV

"Modern Family" has nabbed the 2013 Emmy for Outstanding Comedy Series. This is the ABC show's fourth Emmy in this category. "Modern Family" was u...

UN Leaders: Are You Thinking Enough About Gender Equality?

Tabby Biddle | Posted 11.21.2013 | World
Tabby Biddle

The 68th Session of the UN General Assembly will take place this week in New York. Global leaders will be gathering with good intention to set a new c...

Fashion Weak: A Spring Line For Real Women

Sheila Moeschen | Posted 11.20.2013 | Women
Sheila Moeschen

It just might be nice to have another fashion week, maybe hosted in a mall or an abandoned J.C. Penny's, sponsored by Luna Bars, featuring real clothes for real girls on real girl bodies.

EXCLUSIVE: Rough Drafts of Sunday's Emmys Acceptance Speeches Discovered Early

Hulu.com | Posted 11.20.2013 | Comedy
Hulu.com

Thank you, thank you, anonymous benefactor (Gary? Was that you?). How privileged we are to be privy to the uncensored inner thoughts of all these talented actors. We just had to share them with the world.

Christopher Rosen

9 Emmy Nominees Who Should Win On Sunday Night

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 09.20.2013 | TV

It's expected that "Homeland," "Modern Family," "Breaking Bad" and Louis C.K. will be among the big winners at the 65th annual Emmy Awards, but what o...

Find Yourself By Becoming Lena Dunham

Posted 09.18.2013 | Comedy

It's hard being a quirky 24-year-old girl, especially if you're almost 30. But writer/director Amanda Smith gave it a shot anyone by trying to discov...

Boys Will Be Jerks (and Champions)

Stephen Balkam | Posted 11.16.2013 | Parents
Stephen Balkam

Who are these guys and what makes them tick? What does it take to be a young male in a highly competitive culture? And how has Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat complicated an already difficult and challenging terrain?

'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.