Nicole Hermans

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Why 6-Year-Old Girls Want to Be Sexy

Most girls as young as 6 are already beginning to think of themselves as sex objects, according to a new study of elementary school-age kids in the …

When Did Girls Start Wearing Pink?

Little Franklin Delano Roosevelt sits primly on a stool, his white skirt spread smoothly over his lap, his hands clasping a hat trimmed with a …

What Friedan Changed

“We live in a world that’s been so transformed by this book and by the movement that followed it, and it’s hard for those of us born after it came out to imagine those days at all,” Katie Roiphe said Wednesday night, at the New America Foundation’s loftlike event space in SoHo. She was moderating a …

Why Women Still Can’t Have It All

It’s time to stop fooling ourselves, says a woman who left a position of power: the women who have managed to be both mothers and top professionals are superhuman, rich, or self-employed. If we truly believe in equal opportunity for all women, here’s what has to change.<p>Eighteen months into my job …

Patti McGee, the 1965 “National Girls’ Champion” in Skateboarding. (via Life.com)

Patti McGee, the 1965 “National Girls’ Champion” in Skateboarding. (via Life.com)

How Attractive Are You To The Opposite Sex? Esquire’s 1949 Questionnaire

Somewhere between the time women stopped being chastised for wearing pants and riding bicycles and the time they began hacking their way to true love, women were building the atomic bomb in secret, but mainstream society had cut the ribbon on the era of the arm-candy babe. From <b>Esquire’s Handbook</b> …

Jill Abramson and the wholly sexist narrative of the woman in power

Happy newsrooms are all alike. Every unhappy newsroom is unhappy in its own way. The New York Times newsroom is unhappy because its editor is not …

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Biz Ladies: How Nice is Too Nice

Today’s Biz Ladies post comes to us from Kim Kuhteubl, an award-winning producer, writer and visibility strategist. She works with interior …

What Teens Get About the Internet That Parents Don't

Parents more often than not have a negative view of the role of the Internet in learning, and young people almost always have a positive one.<p><i>Parents more often than not have a negative view of the role of the Internet in learning, and young people almost always have a positive …

What Happens If You Text Your Parents Pretending To Be A Drug Dealer?

Nathan Fielder, star and creator of one of the funniest shows on television, Comedy Central's Nathan for You, asked his Twitter followers to text their parents saying they had weed for sale. And the results are as good and as painful as you'd imagine.<p>H/T to Uproxx.

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The new YouTube trend every parent should know

<i>Editor's note: Video contains graphic content</i><p>It might seem like an obvious statement, but doctors have issued an official warning: trying to consume …

Teenagers, social media, and terrorism: a threat level hard to assess

Authorities are leaning more toward zero tolerance of teenagers who fling around online threats about acts of violence or terrorism. As a result, …

Every Every Every Generation Has Been the Me Me Me Generation

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>To Stein's credit, he has some sociological research to make his case — he brings "the cold, hard …

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