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Sears Security Guard Fired After Posting Security Footage Of Breastfeeding Moms On Twitter

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | July 22, 2014 | Parents
Many mothers, even celebrity moms, make the personal decision to share photos of themselves breastfeeding -- emphasis on personal decision. But recently, one Sears security guard took that choice away from mothers shopping at the store. This week, a teenager named Nick Carrington posted images of women...

First Instagram Documentary Lets Girls Rally Against Female Genital Mutilation, Child Marriage

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | July 22, 2014 | Impact
What's being called the first Insta-documentary is galvanizing international efforts against some of the darkest human rights abuses girls face every day. Girl Summit, a global conference taking place Tuesday in London and co-hosted by U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron and UNICEF, has created the short...

Greta Van Susteren's Blistering Response To Criticism Of Jill Abramson Interview

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | July 22, 2014 | Media
A new piece in the Columbia Journalism Review is criticizing former New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson's post-firing interviews with Greta Van Susteren and other female journalists, but Van Susteren said Tuesday that the essay couldn't be further from the truth. Abramson was fired from her post in...

Women Are Underrepresented In Politics, But It's Not For The Reason You Think

Marina Fang | July 22, 2014 | Politics
WASHINGTON -- Thirty years ago, Geraldine Ferraro became the first woman named to a major party's presidential ticket when the then-New York congresswoman won the Democratic vice presidential nomination on July 19, 1984. Since then, women have made many strides in the political arena. The current Congress contains a

'Happy Christmas' Director Joe Swanberg Thinks 'Men Are Out Of Ideas' In Hollywood

Christopher Rosen | July 22, 2014 | Entertainment
After averaging more than three feature films per year between 2011 and 2013, director Joe Swanberg has decided to take it easy here in 2014. He has only one film currently scheduled for release this year, "Happy Christmas," a Sundance Film Festival premiere available via on-demand services now before beginning...

Sinéad O'Connor Opens Up About Sexuality

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | July 22, 2014 | Gay Voices
It's hard not to love controversial singer Sinéad O'Connor, and the artist recently opened up about her sexuality in a way that makes us love her even more. The iconic singer recently sat down with Pride Source to discuss a number of topics, including her relationship with the...

'7 Types Of Girls In Vancouver' Video Brings Clichés To Life

The Huffington Post B.C. | Sara Harowitz | July 22, 2014 | Canada British Columbia
Can you bottle up Vancouver's women into seven categories? A video posted to YouTube earlier this month titled "7 Types Of Girls In Vancouver" pokes fun at the city's neighbourhoods and the women who inhabit them. Are you a Kitsilano Girl who exercises and eats strictly organic, or...

Philanthropist Kimberly Smith Shares The Harrowing Tale Of Being Raped By Darfuri Refugees

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | July 22, 2014 | World
For the last decade, Kimberly Smith and her husband have provided complete care and protection from slave trafficking to more than 1,500 Sudanese women and children, but it's come at a steep personal cost. Smith is the CEO and founder of Make Way Partners, a Christian mission...

This Is Every French Movie Ever

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | July 22, 2014 | Comedy
A love story in black and white. Horizontal POV shots in bed. 25 minutes of out-of-focus butts. Yep, you're watching a French movie. Watch the parody trailer for "L'Amour Du Du Ja Gotye," courtesy of Skootch Comedy, above. And no, that's definitely not how you say "A...

23 Women Show Us What Their Favorite Positions Are

Mic | Amanda Duberman | July 22, 2014 | Women
When reality television star and fashion blogger Lauren Conrad was asked what her "favorite position" was on a live radio program a while back, the women listening held their breath. Although we take great pride in the work that we do, most of us could relate to being...

Here's Why Everyone Should See Sara Bareilles Live In Concert

Leigh Weingus | July 22, 2014 | Entertainment
On Sunday, July 20, Sara Bareilles took on Madison Square Garden in a big way. Her Little Black Dress tour had kicked off in Chicago 10 days earlier, and from the looks of it, Bareilles was having the time of her life belting out songs from her Grammy-nominated album, "The...

Dad And Daughter Perform Insanely Cool Dance Routine To Ariana Grande's 'Problem'

The Huffington Post | Jessica Samakow | July 22, 2014 | Parents
Dad London Johnson has great rhythm, cool dance moves, and a very talented 7-year-old daughter whose (living room) stage name is Lil' London. Here, the two perform her choreography to Ariana Grande's hit song, "Problem." Now, we've got one less problem because this video exists. (Hat tip:...

Everyday Sexism Isn't So Subtle When It Happens To Men

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | July 22, 2014 | Women
While it shouldn't take a gender-swapped video to illustrate just how skewed our treatment of women is, this one certainly does the trick. A new video from Buzzfeed titled "If Men Were Women" shows every day scenarios -- but the genders of those involved are reversed. ...

McDonald's Allegedly Fires Mom Whose Daughter Played Outside While She Worked

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | July 22, 2014 | Business
Debra Harrell, the South Carolina woman who was arrested after her 9-year-old daughter was found playing alone outside while she was at work, has been fired from her job at McDonald's. "She is currently unemployed,” said Harrell’s attorney Robert Phillips, adding that he didn't know why she...

Elizabeth Warren: 'I Am Not Running For President'

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | July 22, 2014 | Politics
Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D) once again denied that she is running for president amid 2016 speculation, according to a Boston Globe article published Tuesday. "I'm going to give you the same answer I have given you many times," Warren told the newspaper. "There is no wiggle room....

How To Pick The Right Sunscreen

Amanda L. Chan | July 22, 2014 | Healthy Living
The possible dangers of spending time in the sun have been getting a lot of attention these days, and for good reason — there are more than a million new cases of skin cancer in the US each year. With a little knowledge, you can make that time in the...

These Are The Best Jobs For Work-Life Balance

Amanda L. Chan | July 22, 2014 | Healthy Living
By: Chad Brooks Published: 07/22/2014 06:28 AM EDT on BusinessNewsDaily If your goal is to have a successful work-life balance, certain jobs will help you get there more than others, new research finds. Based on employee reviews, the highest-rated jobs for work-life balance were data scientists,...

The 13 LEAST Wearable Swimsuits From Miami Swim Week 2015

Jamie Feldman | July 22, 2014 | Style
Here at HuffPost Style, we're all about embracing wild and wacky new trends. However, when it comes to swimsuits, we're pretty much set in our own, what-looks-best-for-our-body ways. Apparently, the designers showcasing their collections at Miami Swim Week 2015 don't necessarily agree with our approach. ...

How To Become A Coder At 35

Pam Masin | July 22, 2014 | OWN
Aimee Morgan proves that it is never too late to learn a new skill, even a challenging one. By Alexandra Chang Computer Programming seems like a field for whiz-kid hackers, not a 30-something Stanford University Libraries archivist who...

The Forgotten Girls: Sharing Stories Of Powerlessness And Unshakable Dignity

Amanda Duberman | July 22, 2014 | Women
In the middle of the night on April 14, 2014, the Islamist terrorist group Boko Haram broke into the hostels where 276 schoolgirls slept in the town of Chibok in north-east Northeast Nigeria. Corralled into trucks, the girls were held by gunpoint and abducted into the night. Boko Haram’s leader,...
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