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Lorraine Devon Wilke

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It's Not Porn. It's HBO.

Lorraine Devon Wilke | July 3, 2012 | TV
The bar for gratuitous, arbitrary, and generally female nudity is getting more and more extreme while appearing less and less essential. So let's go down the list at both networks, in no particular order, and flesh out a few of the more egregious examples.
Melanne Verveer

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Women and the Arab Spring

Melanne Verveer | July 3, 2012 | World
Real and lasting change will take time, so we must take advantage of every opportunity to work with our allies to hold to the path to democracy and inclusiveness. We must support national voices calling for women's inclusion and empowerment.
Lisa Guest

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Women Are Writing Honestly About Farting -- It's About Time.

Lisa Guest | July 3, 2012 | Comedy
In my book, I write about a man who loved my farts. I'm leaving it in because, well, it's about time more women write more honestly about sex, about gratification, about their needs for both receiving and giving, even about farting.
Danielle Page

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I'm the Last of My Friends to Still be Happy...I Mean, Single

Danielle Page | July 3, 2012 | Women
To my awesome friends, who are all in relationships, and are very concerned about my single lifestyle: I love you guys, I do. I understand that you're only trying to help. Women want their friends to be happy -- it's practically a law of nature. I love that you're all...
Red Room

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Deborah Lindquist: It's Not Just a White Dress Anymore

Red Room | July 3, 2012 | Style
It's not just a white dress anymore. Wedding dresses are inspired by the uniquely beautiful women who wear them. Today, women are making new and different choices in what they choose to wear for the most romantic day of their life, their wedding ceremony.
Ethlie Ann Vare

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M is for the Many Things...

Ethlie Ann Vare | July 3, 2012 | Women
My mother looked like Grace Kelly in her prime and acted like Shirley MacLaine in Terms of Endearment
Robert S. McElvaine

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Striking at the Source of the War on Women

Robert S. McElvaine | July 3, 2012 | Politics
The misbegotten -- indeed, utterly senseless--idea that God is male is the casus belli of the War on Women -- what provides the putative justification for the subordination and mistreatment of women.
Emma Gray

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Man Underwear: Move Over 'He-Waxing,' 'Victor's Secret' Is Coming To Town, Says NYTimes

Emma Gray | July 3, 2012 | Women
In case men weren't frightened enough by the amount of "he-waxing" supposedly going on, the New York Times Style section has unearthed yet another groundbreaking trend -- dudes buying expensive underwear.
Dr. Elaine Schattner

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Scientists Identify 10 Molecular Types of Breast Cancer -- How Long Until Progress Reaches the Clinic?

Dr. Elaine Schattner | July 3, 2012 | Healthy Living
If confirmed, the observations in a recent paper could lead to smarter therapy for distinct breast cancer types.
Amanda de Cadenet

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'The Conversation': Portia de Rossi

Amanda de Cadenet | July 3, 2012 | Women
Portia de Rossi is beautiful, but prefers to concentrate on what goodness she can put into the world around her -- an inspirational lesson we can all learn from.
Amanda de Cadenet

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'The Conversation': Leslie Bennetts

Amanda de Cadenet | July 3, 2012 | Women
During my chat with Leslie Bennetts, I was pleased to learn that she, too, believes that there's nothing wrong with making your career a priority.
Amanda de Cadenet

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'The Conversation': Rita Wilson

Amanda de Cadenet | July 3, 2012 | Women
Rita Wilson has a fantastic outlook on life, giving herself room to learn and make mistakes without being too hard on herself in the process.
Melissa T. Shultz

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How to Become A Shoe-ologist and Better Understand Your Mother

Melissa T. Shultz | April 21, 2013 | Fifty
I'm sitting cross-legged on the floor in front of my mother's closet. She's recovering from cancer surgery and I'm in cleaning mode -- my goal for the afternoon is to organize her shoes. From the very first pair, I become a kind of shoe-ologist, focused on learning as much as I can about who she is and the road she's traveled.
Katie Campbell

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Roses Are Red, Violets Are Blue -- I Know What to Get My Mom for Mother's Day, Do You?

Katie Campbell | July 3, 2012 | Women
So who out there has had it with uninspired Mother's Day gifts? Well, probably your mom for one, but you should be too.
Jody Gastfriend

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The Age of Decline: Saying Yes to No

Jody Gastfriend | July 3, 2012 | Fifty
As many of my generation of caretaking, overextended, multi-tasking women can attest to, saying yes is easy; saying no can be tough.
Arianna Huffington

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Becoming Fearless Goes Video: We Start With... Money

Arianna Huffington | July 3, 2012 | Healthy Living
I'm delighted to announce Becoming Fearless, a video series sponsored by Toyota that will explore the theme of fearlessness on a range of subjects, from parenting and work to relationships and love.
Lisa Belkin

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Why Some Mothers Plan To Disappear On Mother's Day

Lisa Belkin | July 3, 2012 | Parents
To shine a light on the missing, the charity Every Mother Counts is asking healthy, present mothers everywhere to "disappear" this Mother's Day.
Nicole Lapin

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Lightning Round With Rebecca Minkoff

Nicole Lapin | July 3, 2012 | Style
After an insightful Q&A about how she got her start ($10,000 and an "I Love New York" T-shirt... ) and what inspires her designs (Paris, dah-ling!), we gave Rebecca Minkoff a round of rapid-fire questions. Here's what we learned.
Heidi Brod

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The Steaks Are High When it Comes to Relationships, Part 8: Have You Ever Dreamed of Going To Culinary School?

Heidi Brod | July 3, 2012 | Women
When I arrive, she's giddy as a schoolgirl, and I'm forced to remind her that the only thing extra-virgin in the room is olive oil.
Lisa Bloom

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How To Talk To Little Boys

Lisa Bloom | July 3, 2012 | Parents
The implications of the news that girls have surpassed boys in reading -- at every grade level, in all fifty states -- and that girls are graduating high school and college with better grades and in larger numbers have not been fully absorbed by parents of boys.
Harry Knox

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Why Religious People Should Support the Rights of Women in Reproductive Decisions

Harry Knox | July 3, 2012 | Religion
Women's reproductive rights have been so stigmatized and stripped of moral value by certain religious leaders that it can be difficult to speak up. This is a good time to reconsider.
Caren Osten Gerszberg

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Do You Drink When You're Angry?

Caren Osten Gerszberg | July 3, 2012 | Women
A recent study conducted by psychologists at the University of North Carolina, Wilmington, shows that anger and alcohol mix a little too easily for many women.
Wendy Litner

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Getting Older Without My Mother

Wendy Litner | July 3, 2012 | Women
While my mother no longer knows me, she needn't be here to love me.
Meredith Melnick

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What It Means to Me to Have a Fit Mom

Meredith Melnick | July 3, 2012 | Healthy Living
If my mom and I weren't in good shape, we would have a completely different relationship. Experts believe that exercising with a loved one can strengthen the relationship, even as it strengthens your glutes.
Marlo Thomas

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The Givers: What Made Bette Midler Go Green? A Divine Interview!

Marlo Thomas | July 3, 2012 | Women
Long before she became the "Divine Miss M," Bette Midler was a divine little girl with a divine love of nature.
Crystal Bell

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'Revenge' Recap: Occupy Daniel Grayson

Crystal Bell | July 2, 2012 | TV
Daniel Grayson may be a free man, but that doesn't mean he's innocent in the public's eye. And when it comes to Emily's burn book, Nolan -- and his glorious hair -- just might be at the top of her list this week.