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10 Quotes About Love From Young Stars

Posted 01.25.2013 | Teen

Whether you’re celebrating Valentine’s Day or opting out of the Hallmark holiday, one thing you can’t avoid is discussions about love and relati...

Should Teen Contestants Be Allowed On 'The Biggest Loser'?

The Huffington Post | Krystie Lee Yandoli | Posted 01.08.2013 | Teen

Season 14 of "The Biggest Loser" premiered Sunday night and for the first time ever, three teens will chronicle their weight loss experiences on the s...

Seventeen's Shocking New Collaboration

Nina Bahadur | Posted 01.03.2013 | Women

What does a reality TV show following obese teenagers' weight loss struggles have in common with a female-focused teen magazine that recently launched...

Why Zendaya Won't Ask A Guy To Prom

Posted 12.18.2012 | Teen

This prom season, "Shake It Up" actress Zendaya Coleman isn't focused on snagging the perfect date -- in fact, the 16-year-old Disney star admitted th...

'Seventeen's' BMI Calculator Is Really (Really) Not OK

Christina Huffington | Posted 12.06.2012 | Women

A BMI calculator on a website for teen girls? Seventeen apparently thought it was a good idea. The magazine for adolescent girls featured a calculator...

Is Seventeen Too 'Adult' For Its Readers?

Kiley Roache is a sophomore at Nazareth Academy and Andrea Limon is a junior at Kenwood Academy. They are student reporters for The Mash, a weekly tee...

A Visual History Of 'Seventeen'

The Awl | Posted 10.01.2012 | Women

By WWII, movie magazines were falling from style. To maintain readership, many publications turned from a tight focus on screen celebrities to address...

5 Dating Tips From A 'Hot Guy'

Hannah Orenstein | Posted 11.10.2012 | Teen
Hannah Orenstein

Craig Spells has one of the coolest jobs around: As a member of Seventeen's 2012 Hot Guy Panel, he models in the magazine and dishes out dating advice to readers across the country.

Top Influencer: Teen Alters Seventeen Magazine

Connie Dieken | Posted 07.11.2012 | Style
Connie Dieken

Body and face shapes are easy for any magazine to control: simply hire the shapes that you want. The question is, are other Photoshop fabrications still fair game?

Pioneering Executive Who Launched Seventeen Magazine Dies

AP | Posted 09.07.2012 | Media

NEW YORK (AP) — A pioneering marketing executive who helped start Seventeen magazine in 1944 has died at age 92. Estelle Ellis Rubins...

Seventeen And Photoshop: A Step Forward or Back?

Patrick Mott | Posted 09.05.2012 | Teen
Patrick Mott

My question is... Will the magazine celebrate everyday, average teenagers, with no makeup and no Photoshop? Or will heavy makeup be the new Photoshop?

'Seventeen' Promises To 'Never Change Girls' Body Or Face Shape'

Posted 07.05.2012 | Teen

Facing pressure from teen girls demanding truthful images of young women, Seventeen magazine has vowed to "celebrate every kind of beauty" and featur...

'I’ve Been Through The Worst Of High School'

Just Jared Jr. | Posted 06.27.2012 | Teen

Shay Mitchell takes over the August 2012 cover of Seventeen magazine. The 25-year-old actress chatted with the glossy about Pretty Little Liars, inspi...

Pretty Is Just a Word

Alexis Jane Torre | Posted 08.22.2012 | Teen
Alexis Jane Torre

Two years ago, I finally decided to stop hiding my skin disease with jeans and cover-up. I stopped using makeup to disguise my vitiligo and just accepted my body the way that it was.

'Seventeen' Chooses 5 Girls Who Are Changing The World

The Huffington Post | Hannah Orenstein | Posted 06.19.2012 | Teen

We all know that teenage girls can accomplish some pretty impressive feats -- from winning the Google Science Fair to writing books on feminism -- tha...

One Teen's Big Petition To 'Find Nemo' A Natural Habitat

The Huffington Post | Hannah Orenstein | Posted 06.15.2012 | Teen

Every Disney fan remembers the classic "Finding Nemo" line: "Just keep swimming, just keep swimming!" But according to 17-year-old Katie Emmons, the f...

How To Talk To Your Kids About Photoshop

Common Sense Media | Posted 07.24.2012 | Parents
Common Sense Media

Kids who see unrealistic bodies or faces or clothing -- especially on folks they admire -- can feel inadequate. Here's how to pull back the curtain on Photoshopped images.

How One Teenager Stood For Her Beliefs

Posted 05.11.2012 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: Open a copy of almost any fashion magazine, and you’ll come face-...

Why Is Vogue Ahead of Seventeen In The War On Eating Disorders?

Hayley Krischer | Posted 07.08.2012 | Women
Hayley Krischer

With the eruption of thinspo and pro-ana material on the web, it's reasonable to assume that Seventeen might take this opportunity to feature girls of varying sizes and shapes.

Bridging the Authenticity Gap: A Common Cause Joins Generations

Vivian Diller, Ph.D. | Posted 07.07.2012 | Women
Vivian Diller, Ph.D.

Together we are recognizing the negative impact that unrealistic beauty has on body image and self-esteem -- and together we are finally saying, "we have had enough."

PHOTOS: Teens Bring Airbrushing Protest To Seventeen's Headquarters

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 07.03.2012 | Style

It's easy to make an online petition. It's more challenging to gather up supporters, go out in the rain and make your point in person. But that's w...

Teen Petitions 'Seventeen' To Use Non-Airbrushed Images

Posted 07.06.2012 | Style

Celebs, editors and health professionals have called on magazines to halt the excessive use of airbrushing for its negative impact on impressionable t...

Chloe Moretz Talks Style And 'Call Of Duty'

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 04.10.2012 | Teen

The 15-year-old who's been spotted everywhere from the People's Choice Awards to Milan Fashion Week to a recent Kelly Clarkson concert is making her ...

Give Up Your Locks For First-Ever National Donate Your Hair Day

Posted 03.27.2012 | Impact

While getting your fresh, clean cut for spring, don't let your severed strands simply fall to the floor. The first-ever National Donate Your Hair ...

My Friend Rev. Jesse Jackson on Whitney Houston

Lonna Saunders | Posted 04.13.2012 | Women
Lonna Saunders

Her death is a wake up call for all of us to reach out to those we know and love, whether they seek our help or not.