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The Huffington Post | Christine Friar | Posted 06.11.2012 | Comedy

With Santorum out of the race and Instagram going mainstream, it's a tough week for all your creative energy. Whose expense are you going to laugh at ...

The Daily Mail Woman

Anna Blundy | Posted 06.05.2012 | Women
Anna Blundy

A former employee told me that to get a feature into the Daily Mail you have to assure the editors that the female subject is photogenic.

Both Sides: Watch the Track, Not the Horse Race: Gas, Health, Afghanistan

HuffPost Radio | Posted 03.18.2012 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpgReagan and Matalin skip who's up-down in the GOP contest to debate spurting gas prices, the constitutionality of "Obamacare" and our exit strategy from Afghanistan post- massacre. Then: do presidential speeches ever matter, Mr. Reagan?

Do Mean Girls Win at Work?

Marcia Reynolds | Posted 05.13.2012 | Women
Marcia Reynolds

In truth, what it takes for a woman to win is not that much different from a man.

Top 20 Prom Scenes From Our Favorite Teen Movies!

The Huffington Post | Marissa Piazzola | Posted 03.03.2012 | Teen

Prom is the pinnacle of any high school career, and movies that represent them right are golden in our book! Whether they're romantic, awkward, hilar...

It's Our Turn to Change Things

Jade Iovine | Posted 03.25.2012 | Los Angeles
Jade Iovine

I was bullied as an eighth grader. A year later I read a journal I had kept during that time. I read entries that said when I was "older" I had to do something to stop this from happening to another girl. That's where the idea of the Girl's Group started.

What to Do When Your Daughter Is the Mean Girl

Signe Whitson | Posted 03.17.2012 | Parents
Signe Whitson

It's one thing to work with other people's children and to role play for possible scenarios they may encounter. It's a much more nerve-racking ballgame to have the day come when your own child is smack dab in the middle of mean girl behavior.

Top 15 Fictional High Schools We Want To Attend

Posted 01.15.2012 | Home

For us, a long weekend can only mean one thing: a Sunday night Harry Potter marathon. Are we right? For those of you who are as HP-obsessed as us, ...

Facebook, Nice Girls and Self-Worth

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 03.13.2012 | Parents
Soraya Chemaly

What girls say to each other on Facebook matters more than the possible threat of cyberbullying. It reflects what we teach kids about what's important and has real consequences.

Open Letter to Mean Girl Cliques

Jazz Girard | Posted 02.18.2012 | Home
Jazz Girard

It's my first year in high school, and low and behold, I had my first encounter with mean girls. I was recently attacked by a classmate, who pointed out in vivid detail what she thought were my flaws.

What Moms Can Do About Mean Girls

Signe Whitson | Posted 02.11.2012 | Parents
Signe Whitson

To be forewarned is to be forearmed; when parents know what to look for when it comes to methods of girl bullying, they are in the best position to help their daughters cope with it.

Mean Girls, The Starter Edition

David Valdes Greenwood | Posted 02.09.2012 | Parents
David Valdes Greenwood

We found ourselves asking a question we'd never before considered. Which feels worse: When your child deals with a Mean Girl or when your child is the Mean Girl?

Mom Worried About the Mean Girls at Montessori Preschool

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 02.08.2012 | Parents
Dr. Irene S. Levine

This year, one of my daughter's friends told her she doesn't have straight hair and shouldn't play with them. Then she started ignoring my daughter. I know that my child feels hurt and I'm concerned about her. Signed, Worried Mom

The Mean Girls Of The PTA

Allena Tapia | Posted 01.31.2012 | Parents
Allena Tapia

Last night I sat in a large PTO meeting. I giggled through agenda items with a table full of my friends from the old group, compared notes in stage whispers, and texted friends across the room.

An Earnest Attempt To Humanize Bullies, By Tavi Gevinson

| Tavi Gevinson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Home

Trying to talk seriously about bullying is hard. The word alone sounds cheesy. This is the first in a series of posts in which we try to have that con...

Not Another Teen Story

Kristie Ko | Posted 12.12.2011 | Home
Kristie Ko

In preparation for high school, I visualized the cliques, wondered about my popularity, and, ultimately, braced myself for the cruelty that is known in popular culture as The High School Experience.

Carolyn Gregoire

Bullied Girls Speak Out in New Film | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 11.29.2011 | Home

Gossip, rumors, backstabbing, betrayal, love triangles, drama, jealousy and manipulation. No, this isn’t an episode of Gossip Girl. It’s the real ...

Girls and Bullying

Christine Bork | Posted 11.12.2011 | Chicago
Christine Bork

Think of the most hurtful things anyone has ever done to you. Now think of being forced to face those things every day. Now imagine facing all that as a little girl.

Mean Girls

Maggie Lamond Simone | Posted 10.29.2011 | Parents
Maggie Lamond Simone

Why do we need to hurt, put down, insult, and otherwise belittle others to make ourselves feel good? I'm sure there are many, many answers and reasons to the broad societal issue of bullying, but with girls, there seems to be an additional impetus.

When Your Child is the Bully

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 10.05.2011 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

Bullying is a particularly vexing characteristic to correct because we often don't see it -- or, we don't want to see it. No one wants to believe their own child can be mean.

Four Reasons Millennial Women Adore Tina Fey

Jessica Massa | Posted 07.18.2011 | Entertainment
Jessica Massa

Tina Fey has become an incomparable role model for today's young women, intentional or not. How has she won us over? What is she teaching us? Why can't we Millennials get enough of her? Tina, we bow down to you.

Lindsay Lohan Quickly Released From Jail

AP | By ANTHONY McCARTNEY | Posted 06.22.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES -- Lindsay Lohan was released from a Los Angeles County jail Friday night, just hours after she was sentenced to 120 days for violating he...

The Devil Wears Puma: When Mediocrity and Ambition Collide

Shaena Henry | Posted 06.11.2011 | Style
Shaena Henry

Anyone who works in the fashion industry can confirm that The Devil Wears Prada is a piece of non-fiction work. At some point in our careers, we all ...

Middle school is tough on friendships

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

QUESTION Dear Irene, My best friend and I have been best friends since the first grade. Now we're in middle school. This new charter school opened u...

The 'Mean Girls' Obsession -- As if Women Were the Ones Starting Wars

Kathleen Reardon | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kathleen Reardon

Categorizing women is often used as a way to limit their opportunities further. If we start bandying "mean girls" around as if it's a valid category, we inadvertently imbue it with legitimacy.