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#PowerOfMakeup: Women post selfies with half their faces painted to end makeup shaming

Women are sharing selfies on social media that show half their face covered in makeup, and half without, to make a point about body image<p>People are fighting back against people who shame them for wearing makeup, using the <b>hashtag #ThePowerOfMakeup.</b><p>Hundreds are now posting selfies on Instagram and …

Carly Fiorina’s “feminism” is an elitist lie: I read her manifesto so you don’t have to!

<b>Carly Fiorina (AP/Jim Cole)</b><p>I really wish I had been eating a bagel instead of reading this, but here we are<p>Jenny Kutner<p>June 25, 2015 3:16pm (UTC)<p>So Carly Fiorina wants to be a feminist. Fine. Great. Welcome to the sisterhood, CARLY!<p>Of course, the Republican presidential hopeful wants to be a …

Kennedy LeRoy: Bullied Teen Commits Suicide In Hopes That His Death Will End Bullying, Chilling Suicide Note Says

“One of the biggest reasons why I killed myself is to prevent suicides…I want to prevent anyone I can from hurting.”<p>These are the heart-wrenching …

Mental Health

Vincent Van Gogh Found in a Photo from 1887

This group photo from 1887 is reportedly the first photo ever found of Vincent Van Gogh after he became an artist. If experts are correct, then the …

How to raise a girl with a positive body image

I was asking myself a lot lately how to raise a girl with a positive body image. Because as a mom of two little girls, it breaks my heart thinking …

Body Image

Photographer Captures a Humpback Whale Fight Up Close

Underwater photographer Karim Iliya was shooting in the ocean off the coast of the island of Vava’u last August when he had a magical (but scary) …

Mental exhaustion has its perks: The secret to unlocking your creativity

<b>Jesse Eisenberg in "The Social Network"</b><p>Counterintuitive new research suggests we’re often our most dynamic selves when we’re completely drained<p>Madhuvanthi Kannan<p>June 12, 2015 8:30am (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>If you walk down to the office gallery at …

Artist's Surreal Photo Series Captures Her Struggle With Insomnia

Photographer Jenna Martin has had a lifelong battle with sleep. The result? A series of stunning, surreal photographs that document how she sees the world during a bout of insomnia.<p>"On average, I only get a few hours of sleep every three days or so. During a bad bout, I’ll go close to five days …

Sleep

Canada confronts its dark history of abuse in residential schools

Sue Caribou contracts pneumonia once a year, like clockwork. The recurring illness stems from her childhood years at one of Canada’s horrific residential schools. “I was thrown into a cold shower every night, sometimes after being raped”, the frail 50-year-old indigenous mother of six said, …

Canada

When “enough” is too little: Why the visibility of “Mattress Girl” isn’t the end of the campus rape fight

<b>Emma Sulkowicz</b><p>Rape on campus is more visible than ever. But the perception of change isn’t the same thing as justice<p>Katie McDonough<p>May 28, 2015 6:43pm (UTC)<p>I won’t pretend to know what the nearly 12 million women currently enrolled in college in the United States think about campus assault. I don’t …

Richard Prince Victim Responds by Selling His $90,000 Artwork for $90

Richard Prince has caused quite a commotion over the past week after it came to light that he has been selling other people’s Instagram photos for …

These Portraits of Wounded Veterans Remind Us of the High Price They Paid

<i>Warning: This post contains photos of injured veterans that are difficult to view.</i><p>“The Unknown Soldier” is a powerful portrait project by …

5 Ways to Save on a Trip to Paris

The City of Light is more affordable than you think<p>Piles of pastel <i>macaron</i> at Laduree. The steep steps of Montmartre. Masterworks at the Louvre. A …

Tinder co-founder Whitney Wolfe: 'The word 'feminist' seemed to put guys off, but now I realise, who cares?'

After falling out with her Tinder co-founders over sexual discrimination claims, Whitney Wolfe launched her own dating app, in which women hold all the aces<p>In July 2014 Whitney Wolfe filed a sexual harassment and discrimination lawsuit against Tinder, a dating app used by 50 million people …

16 Damaging Myths About Depression You Need To Stop Believing

"Can't you just snap out of it?"

Student comes up with an idea for an International Flag of Earth

A student has come up with an international flag of earth and we think it’s pretty cool.<p>Made up of seven white rings in an interlocking pattern on a …

Campus Rape May Be 'Worse Than We Thought,' Study Shows

Nearly one in five college women were victims of rape or attempted rape during their freshmen year, with the most falling prey during their first three months on campus, according to a new study.<p>The study, published online Wednesday in the Journal of Adolescent Health, surveyed 480 female freshmen …

Sexual Harassment

How Vintage Advertisements Got Depression Totally Wrong

<i>(Photo credit: Serax) Published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, 1967</i><p>While vintage advertising usually conjures images of "Mad Men"-era consumer campaigns -- think the iconic "I'd like to buy the world a Coke" commercial from the show's final episode -- print ads for …

Young women speaks out about rape in her relationship

The young blogger from Birmingham in the UK says for too long she protected her rapist. She protected him because she worried her rape didn’t fit …

This Stunning Photo Series Nails What It Feels Like To Have An Anxiety Disorder

It can be difficult to verbalize what it's like to experience mental illness, so photographer Katie Crawford decided to show people instead of tell them.<p>In a stunning self-portrait series titled "My Anxious Heart," Crawford captures how it feels to suffer from generalized anxiety disorder and …

Depression

Authentic Paris

What Tabloid Headlines Would Look Like Without The Sexism

Magazine tabloids tend to treat women like zoo animals instead of people.<p>Created by college students Erin Valentine and Ashley McGetrick, a new project called "Breaking News: Deconstructing Entertainment Journalism" highlights the rampant sexism in entertainment media by revealing what headlines …

10 ways to escape the city without leaving Toronto

The top ways to escape the city without leaving Toronto are much-needed reprieves from urban life — all just a subway, streetcar or bike ride away. …

Congress is even more sexist than you think: Why some men refuse to be alone with female staffers

<b>(AP/J. Scott Applewhite)</b><p>A new report suggests that some congressional Republicans are deliberately shutting women out<p>Katie McDonough<p>May 15, 2015 7:53pm (UTC)<p>An unexpected tip for female staffers who want access on the Hill: bring a chaperone. According to a report from National Journal, certain men …

Feminism

It's Not Just Muslims; We ALL Need to Debunk Our Sacred Texts and Beliefs

I am thrilled and relieved to see articles on the <i>Huffington Post</i> where some Muslims are standing up and acknowledging that while the Koran has peaceful and beautiful messages, it also has violent quotes and should not be treated as an unerring sacred text that needs to be slavishly followed. But …

Funniest Parenting Tweets: What Moms And Dads Said On Twitter This Week

Kids may say the darndest things, but parents tweet about them in the funniest ways. So each week, we round up the most hilarious 140-character quips from moms and dads to spread the joy. Scroll down to read the latest batch and follow @HuffPostParents on Twitter for more!

An Old Relic Transformed Into A Modern Bachelor’s Home

Once just an old building from the late 70s resembling nothing more than a relic, this structure was recently reclaimed and transformed into a modern …

Mental Health Awareness Week: Half Of Employees Have Never Been Asked About Stress, Anxiety Or Depression By A Manager

You may readily discuss your bad back with your boss, but when was the last time you discussed your mental health?<p>Half of all employees have never …

Tumblr encourages users to speak up about mental health issues

A lot of people turn to social media to vent and say how they really feel when they can't do so in real life. That's the reason Facebook has suicide prevention tools and why Tumblr has launched a new initiative called "Post It Forward." The project encourages users to share their personal stories …

Photojournalist Captures the Sublime Beauty of German Buildings Being Destroyed

Photojournalist Meike Fischer fossilizes the dramatic changes in Frankfurt's skyline in her ongoing photo series 'Panta Rhei/Frankfurt.'<p>Some look at condemned buildings and see only disrepair and decay. German photojournalist Meike Fischer, on the other hand, sees a cultural tragedy—a lost chapter …