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Girls Deserve to Be the Narrators of Their Own Stories

Christine Horansky | Posted 04.13.2014 | Impact
Christine Horansky

Girls deserve to be the narrators of their own stories. While obstacles remain, a new generation of activists are using media to create innovative, interactive experiences that teach, inspire and give voice to girls -- and the women they will grow up to be.

Just How Sexist Were This Year's Super Bowl Ads?

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 02.03.2014 | Women

Watching the Super Bowl is just as much about the ads as it is about football. And given that the outcome of last night's game was pretty clear from h...

Why Your Kid Will Never Ask You for a Stereo

Pamela Poole | Posted 02.05.2014 | Technology
Pamela Poole

Getting "a good stereo" was one of those rites of passage into adulthood when I was young. You got your own place, and the stereo was usually the highest priority after a bed and things to make food with. Sometimes higher. No more.

Talk About a Choking Hazard! What I Never Expected to Find in a Kinder Surprise Egg

Pamela Poole | Posted 07.23.2013 | Parents
Pamela Poole

There's a sickening trend towards sexualization of girls in toys and entertainment. And there's a long-term issue, going back to Barbie's youth, with presenting girls with unhealthy and unrealistic physical ideals through toys and entertainment intended for them

LOOK: Guess What The Girl's Version Of This T-Shirt Says?

The Huffington Post | Christina Huffington | Posted 04.16.2013 | Women

Sexist apparel and toys for children are sadly nothing new, but it's even sadder that manufacturers continue to produce them. Marvel, the comic book p...

The App That Could Put An End To Sexist Ads

Nina Bahadur | Posted 03.21.2013 | Women

When it comes to portraying women fairly and accurately, advertising doesn't have a great reputation. We've written about many of the worst offenders ...

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Leslie Goldman | Posted 05.18.2013 | Women
Leslie Goldman

A company called Eurostar has come ot with something called the ePad Femme, a ladies-only eReader that comes pre-loaded with everything a gal could need: apps for cooking, yoga, grocery shopping and weight loss.

American Football Culture and Sexual Violence

Jennifer Siebel Newsom | Posted 04.14.2013 | Sports
Jennifer Siebel Newsom

As we look back on the event for glorifying this most "manly" of sports in America -- the Super Bowl -- it's time to step back and take a look at what our national football obsession could be doing to our collective psyche.