Jennifer Lopez and Gwyneth Paltrow redefine feminine role models, says their trainer

Who's on your list of role models? Celebrity trainer Tracy Anderson, author of "Tracy Anderson's 30-Day Method: The Weight-Loss Kick-Start that Makes Perfection Possible," feels that Gwyneth Paltrow and Jennifer Lopez deserve top listings. ...more

The Un-Recap BlogHer Recap

I arrived alone, and I left alone. In between I built on past relationships and set the foundation for new ones, but ultimately it was me. Alone. Like I am all day, every day. Just me....more
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Mississippi, that beacon of racial harmony and progressive thought, is prosecuting Rennie Gibbs for the stillbirth of her baby girl, whom she named Samiya. Gibbs was a 16 year old girl when her labor was induced a month early after an ER discovered the fetus was already dead....more

"Get Boys to Like You and Be Popular!"

Everyone read them. The magazines, I mean. All the girls at school had them. If I was lucky, a friend would let me borrow hers during lunch or maybe, if she was done reading it, give it to me. I'd cut out pictures of Jared Leto and tape them to my wall. I'd pore over every word, from the editor's letter to the "What's Your Guy-Snagging Style?" quiz. Thankfully, I always fell into the middle range, neither too forward nor too shy - but only because I cheated....more