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Gender Bias in the Classroom

Kate Bancks | Posted 03.08.2014 | Impact
Kate Bancks

Were my girlfriends and I encouraged to cooperate rather than compete, as it's pointed out that boys are encouraged to do? Was my behavior, when assertive, seen as disruptive and viewed negatively by my teacher?

Lena Dunham Met 'The Bachelor' And This Is What Happened

Posted 01.23.2014 | TV

Lena Dunham and Allison Williams may not be vying for a rose, but they certainly fell under the spell of new "Bachelor" Juan Pablo. Dunham and Will...

One Terrorist and Two Girls

Jasmina Tesanovic | Posted 03.04.2014 | World
Jasmina Tesanovic

In the former Yugoslavia, there used to be a joke about how to tell the difference between a Serbian girl and a Croatian girl: If you tell a Croatian girl she is pretty, she smiles, but if you say the same to a Serbian girl, she scowls.

Winged Gods and Goddesses

Lara M. Gardner | Posted 03.04.2014 | Women
Lara M. Gardner

Little girls and horses. I think part of why girls fall in love with horses is to have someone big on their side, someone on whom they can fly.

Become a Model in Three Easy Steps

Lauren Galley | Posted 03.02.2014 | Impact
Lauren Galley

You don't need to subscribe to the media or someone else's expectations of who you should be in order to be happy and confident. Let's go over a few ways to use your Girl Power to positively influence others.

Lena Dunham Shouldn't Have To Tweet Because She Is A Serious Writer, Okay?

The Huffington Post | Lauren Duca | Posted 01.23.2014 | Celebrity

Lena Dunham really hates tweeting. She told Salon that she is "under great duress" and a lot of that is due to the fact that everyone keeps making her...

2013 TV Moments As Told By Gifs

The Huffington Post | April Sperry | Posted 01.23.2014 | TV

The year 2013 gave us so many glorious television moments and reminded us of just how great the small screen can be. Over the course of the year, we l...

'Girls' Gets Happy Again

Posted 12.23.2013 | TV

The girls are back in town! Lena Dunham's hit series "Girls" returns to HBO for its third season on Jan. 12, and now the cable network has debuted ...

Watch Jenna Lyons Diss Lena Dunham In New 'Girls' Trailer

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 01.23.2014 | Style

J.Crew creative director Jenna Lyons is fashion's ultimate cool girl, sprinkling her magic all over her stores and spawning bespectacled, red-lipped w...

Don't Fall For The Myth Of The 'Other Girl'

Sabrina Nelson | Posted 02.22.2014 | Teen
Sabrina Nelson

There is a lot to be said about her beside the fact that her music is incredibly catchy and remarkably endearing, but one thing is for sure: she is the perfect example of someone who both perpetuates and is victimized by something called the myth of the "other girl."

5 Reasons to Hate-Watch the Golden Globes

Jeff Sorensen | Posted 02.21.2014 | Entertainment
Jeff Sorensen

Naturally, some film and television is better than others, and some shouldn't be nominated but are, and others aren't nominated when they should. It's all insane, but let's talk about it because it's fun!

5 More Women in Tech Orgs You Should Know

Craig Newmark | Posted 02.19.2014 | Technology
Craig Newmark

Editor's Note: This post is part of a series produced by HuffPost's Girls In STEM Mentorship Program. Join the community as we discuss issues affectin...

9 Things We Know Will Definitely Happen On 'Girls' Season 3

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 01.23.2014 | TV

Lena Dunham's "Girls" Season 3 returns to HBO on Jan. 12, 2014, and the trailer promised a whole lot of cluelessness and one post-hacksaw haircut. ...

A Guide To Texting Girls (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 12.19.2013 | College

For most guys, having a strong text game is difficult. It's not because it's particularly complex; it's just that we don't get it. Fortunately, You...

Girls Can Play Hockey

Lydia Loizides | Posted 02.16.2014 | Women
Lydia Loizides

In 2013, a young girl had to ask her mother whether or not girls can play hockey. Imagine all the other "things" girls don't know they can do: rocket scientist, mechanic, horse jockey, architect, writer, Nascar driver, movie director, surgeon, veterinarian, [fill in the blank].

'Girls' Nabs Two Major Nominations

Posted 12.12.2013 | TV

The Golden Globes continued to show their love for "Girls" as the HBO series scored two major nominations for its second season. The series receive...

Popcorn Preview: Inside Llewyn Davis

Leslie Sisman | Posted 02.10.2014 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Inside Llewyn Davis (2013) Oscar Isaac (Drive), Carey Mulligan (An Education), Justin Timberlake (Love Actually), Ethan Phillips (The Island), Adam D...

Mandela: A Spoken Word Poet and Social Activist for Women and Girls

Lisa Russell | Posted 02.10.2014 | Impact
Lisa Russell

Photo credit: Festival Karsh "It is never my custom to use words lightly. If twenty-seven years in prison have done anything to us, it was to use t...

Leveraging the Power of the Purse for Good

Pamela Barnes | Posted 02.09.2014 | Impact
Pamela Barnes

This year, my husband and I called a family meeting and put $10,000 on the dining room table. We told the kids, "This money is yours, but it comes with some guidelines. The lump sum will go to charities of your choosing."

Mike Ryan

What You Didn't Know About This 'Girls' Star

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Ryan | Posted 12.05.2013 | Entertainment

Adam Driver used to be in the United States Marine Corps. It's a bit of personal trivia about the "Girls" star that has been brought up before, as far...

Before You Make Your Shopping List for the Holidays: Consider the Message Your Gift Sends to a Girl

Techbridge Girls | Posted 02.02.2014 | Parents
Techbridge Girls

Do all girls like pink? Do all girls want to play princess and be rescued by a prince? I am passing on the pink and getting science and tinkering toys for my nieces. I've seen how toys like these can turn a girl on to a new interest and even a lifelong passion for science or engineering.

Fart Cloud

Emma Tattenbaum-Fine | Posted 02.02.2014 | Comedy
Emma Tattenbaum-Fine

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'Girls' Live 'Happily Whatever After'

Posted 12.01.2013 | TV

The poster for season 3 of HBO's "Girls" has been released, and it looks like one heck of a party. Showing Hannah (Lena Dunham) with her friends re...

Casting Our Perfectly Awful Thanksgiving Dinner

Hulu.com | Posted 01.27.2014 | Comedy
Hulu.com

One thing that we've found that helps pass the time until you're allowed to leave? Casting our favorite TV characters in the most outlandish roles and seeing what happens.

Girls Are Leaders. Leaders Are Storytellers.

Maria Bobenrieth | Posted 01.25.2014 | Women
Maria Bobenrieth

Storytelling, like sport and leadership, is something learned. The ability lives within every girl, many of whom come from communities rich in storytelling traditions. And, like all skills, storytelling excellence can be taught, honed and practiced.