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Super Model Comes Out As Transgender

The Huffington Post | Noah Michelson | Posted 07.25.2014 | Gay Voices

Super model Andreja Pejic, formerly known as Andrej Pejic, has come out as transgender. A statement emailed to The Huffington Post by GLAAD notes, ...

What I Learned During My Day As a Model

Mindi Westhoff | Posted 09.14.2014 | Women
Mindi Westhoff

I love my body. Despite constant messages piped into our brains telling us we're not supposed to, I f*cking love my body.

Runway To Recovery: Watch GLAM4GOOD Help 8 Homeless Women Feel Beautiful

Mary Alice Stephenson | Posted 08.16.2014 | Style
Mary Alice Stephenson

Rachel hit bottom. She was no longer taking care of her children or talking to her family. "I was pretty much living on the streets doing things I never imagined I would be doing ... stealing, lying," she said. "I hated myself and was absolutely miserable. I wanted to die."

I Lost a Limb But Gained a Purpose

Marina Ivie | Posted 07.20.2014 | Impact
Marina Ivie

Although my body was weak and I had tubes on my body as far as my eyes could see, my mind was still very clear. I just kept telling myself to hold on.

Model Good Behavior

Nicole Kosanke, Ph.D. | Posted 07.14.2014 | Parents
Nicole Kosanke, Ph.D.

Research can be confounding when it comes to understanding what is considered best parenting practices these days. Do you praise a child's behavior or their character? Focus only on rewarding or also include punishment? Praise unconditionally or only in response to good behaviors?

Why I Don't Model

Priya Dieterich | Posted 06.25.2014 | Women
Priya Dieterich

I realize I am in the privileged position of having, by some trick of the genetic lottery, the type of body our society has deemed attractive. But that isn't why I love my body. I love it because body-positivity is a radical act of love.

The Multiverse Explained... Or Not!

Dr. Sten Odenwald | Posted 06.24.2014 | Science
Dr. Sten Odenwald

Although we may not be able to directly observe any other universes, their existence seems to be logically required if our model building is on the right track.

Campbell's Scoop No. 6: Strength

Naomi Campbell | Posted 06.24.2014 | Style
Naomi Campbell

Modeling requires strength on a number of different levels -- strength to hold your head high and endure rejection; strength to continue to follow your passion in order to build a successful career; strength to ignore critics and naysayers; and strength to keep your body, mind and spirit in tip-top shape.

The Newest Moss Model: Kate's Look-Alike Sister

W | Posted 06.23.2014 | Style
W

Anyone in search of the next Kate Moss should perhaps look no further than her half-sister, Lottie.

One Thousand "Likes," No Friends: 5 Times to Put Down Your Phone and Save Your Relationships

Donna Wick, Ed.D | Posted 06.21.2014 | Parents
Donna Wick, Ed.D

Perhaps it's time to establish some basic "Rules of Civility" for technological use. These are circumstances in which you will absolutely, positively damage your relationships if you are on your phone.

Brooklyn Decker: I Wasn't A Good Model

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 04.08.2014 | Style

Brooklyn Decker's happy to have made the transition from Sports Illustrated cover girl to "Friends With Better Lives" actress. "Acting is much mor...

Why This Model Doesn't Want To Work With Terry Richardson

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 02.27.2014 | Style

In the fashion and celebrity world, it seems like everybody has been photographed by Terry Richardson. From Beyoncé to Miley Cyrus, to the Kardashian...

V is for Velocity

Rajesh Setty | Posted 04.15.2014 | Business
Rajesh Setty

Speed is questionable, but velocity is pure gold because with velocity, right direction is generally implied. If you are going fast in the wrong dir...

A Disturbing Look At The Modeling Industry

www.upworthy.com | Posted 01.25.2014 | Style

Watch how they look at girls and what they do to them....

NFTE Philadelphia's Advocate, Cynthia Gouw: Actress, Journalist, Model and Community Activist

Steve Mariotti | Posted 03.16.2014 | Impact
Steve Mariotti

Cynthia Gouw's career is built on reinvention -- she went from model, to actress, to journalist, from an aspiring lawyer, to fearless advocate for Asian American culture, to compassionate community activist.

A Plea to Cosmo Magazine, Please Call Robyn Lawley a "Model"

Tony Posnanski | Posted 02.25.2014 | Style
Tony Posnanski

Robyn Lawley, who is a size 10, calls herself a "plus size" model. So you did not insult her in any way. You basically said she was a "plus size" model because everyone else does as well.

How I Learned to Love My Fat, Naked Body

Tess Munster | Posted 02.02.2014 | Style
Tess Munster

Our bodies tell a story, and everyone's journey is different, everybody is different, unique, and exquisite. The only problem is that not everyone one respects that or comprehends that we don't have to all look like a cookie cutter or perfect picture of "health."

How to Make Better Business Decisions

Dorie Clark | Posted 01.23.2014 | Small Business
Dorie Clark

So how can you and your company take use "serious play" to improve your strategy, performance, and decision making? Here are three techniques to consider.

WATCH: Female Turned Male Model: My Mormon Mom Disapproves

HuffPost Live | Posted 10.24.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

In 2011, Elliott Sailors was a female model signed to the Ford agency. But by October of 2012, she decided to cut off her hair, wrap her breasts and t...

Former Model: 'My Modeling Career Lasted For Three Years And As A Result, I've Had Anorexia For Eight'

Posted 10.03.2013 | Style

The modeling industry isn't short on horror stories of models going to dangerous lengths to meet impossible physical standards. But even we were stunn...

A Model Life

Babette Hughes | Posted 11.24.2013 | Books
Babette Hughes

When I read these days about the so-called glamorous lives of famous models, I wonder if they had mothers like mine, who took me out of 12th grade to launch me on a modeling career and, like a stage mother, was a constant presence behind the scenes.

The Dark Side of Modeling: What I Learned as a Plus Size Model

Tess Munster | Posted 10.21.2013 | Women
Tess Munster

Modeling, and especially living your life in the public eye, is by far the hardest thing I've ever done. We are breeding a generation of young girls and guys who think their worth is based on their looks and how many "likes" they get. You can say "It's always been this way," but I can tell you, it hasn't.

AARP Model Search: You Could Be The New Face Of 50-Plus

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 07.08.2013 | Fifty

Let's face it. We live in a culture that values youth. Just consider the U.S. market for anti-aging products that's estimated at $80 billion. But p...

A Model Education

Write for the Future | Posted 08.24.2013 | College
Write for the Future

by Emily Carter #187. I am #187 in a long line of skin clad black jeans, faces gleaming with sweat and eyes drowned in hopelessness. We are puppets...

Bria Murphy Reveals Horrifying Model Diet Tactic

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 06.12.2013 | Black Voices

Celebrity offspring are the cutest and some of them even grow up to be the hottest! Case in point, Bria Murphy. The 23-year-old model is t...