Leilani E.

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“Smile, baby”: The words no woman wants to hear

Telling women to “smile” may seem a small thing — until you consider what often happens when women don’t want to<p>Yesterday, I missed a train and I was frustrated, hot and tired. A man standing in the station decided it was a good time to pass his hand along my arm as I ran by and whisper, “You’d be …

I was sold by Mum and Dad to make images of child abuse

One of Raven Kaliana's earliest memories is being taken to a family portrait studio by her parents, at around the age of four. The studio was in the basement of a department store in a town 50 miles from their home. Once they had arrived, they waited for another couple to arrive with their own …

Katee Sackhoff on Being Unappologetically Stronger Than Men in 'Riddick'

Katee Sackhoff. Photo: Getty Images<p>Katee Sackhoff is best known for playing kick-ass female characters. As proven by her roles in science fiction series like <i>Battlestar Galactica</i> to action-packed <i>24</i> and crime drama <i>Longmire</i>, Sackhoff is clearly attracted to characters who stand strong and hold their …

Lucy Vallender, UK's First Transgender Muslim Woman, Gets Married After Leaving Territorial Army (PHOTOS)

Lucy Vallender finally feels "true to herself" since getting gender confirmation surgery and converting to Islam, saying that since the surgery three years ago and the conversion last September, "I felt happy and relieved at last -- the happiest I've ever felt in my life." She's been called the …

Don’t tell Marissa Mayer she’s pretty

<b>Marissa Mayer (Reuters/Beck Diefenbach)</b><p>A “compliment” from a shareholder shows that for too many men, a woman’s looks still matter more than anything<p>Mary Elizabeth Williams<p>June 26, 2013 4:10pm (UTC)<p>It was just an offhand comment. A little attempt at humor. A compliment, even. But here's some advice …

‘Fallen Princesses’: The Amazing Photos of Depressed Disney Royalty

No fairytale ending? Dina Goldstein tells Marlow Stern about her amazing photo series, ‘Fallen Princesses.’<p>What if your favorite Disney princess …

Robyn Lawley: the world's most refreshing supermodel?

The 6ft 2in, size 16 Australian is a Vogue cover star and food writer who thinks fashion has a weight problem<p>Robyn Lawley is the supermodel you've never heard of. Last year she was the face of Ralph Lauren; the year before she appeared on the cover of Italian Vogue. She has her own fashion range, a …

Miley Cyrus joins the boys’ club

Miley Cyrus acted like a male pop star at the VMAs. But she’ll get criticized like a female one<p>It’s hard being a living doll. Ask Miley Cyrus. The singer’s slightly bizarre, teddy-bear twerking performance at last night’s MTV’s Video Music Awards has captured the public imagination. Today’s news is …