A father of a Muslim middle school student says a teacher asked his 13-year-old daughter if she was carrying a bomb in her backpack. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that Abdirizak Aden, a Somali immigrant, said that his daughter, an eighth grader in Gwinnett County, Georgia, was stopped by a teacher on…
It's Friday evening in Placer County, California. You're a teenage girl who really really really needs to get online, but your parents have some rules regarding logging on to the internet. What to do? Obviously, the answer is: Serve your parents some delicious milkshakes in which the secret ingredient is a shitload of…
A new study shows teenage girls could face the worst harm from climate change. That's because families often pull their daughters out of school in times of extreme crisis, and may even sell them as so-called "famine brides." Girls also may not be taught the skills — like swimming or tree-climbing — they need to…
According to a study published in Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research, binge drinking is more likely to affect teen girls than teen boys — due in part to the fact that the brains of young women develop before those of their male counterparts.
After front-runner Pia Toscano was eliminated from American Idol Thursday night, people are drawing one simple conclusion: teen girls are responsible for this.
Researchers have linked the rise in binge-drinking among teenage girls in the U.K. to an increase in their physical agression. Rather than addressing why young women are lashing out, experts say they just need to control themselves.
Breaking news: Teenage girls have complex friendships. I know this not because I'm a teenage girl (I'm a gay man, actually, which I guess can be sort of the same thing) but because television and film told me so.
I saw Easy A this weekend, and loved it. What I didn't love? Facing the reality that when it comes to girls and sex, we haven't come that far since the 17th century Puritanical days of Hester Prynne.
Self-respect is a dying art. This thought was solidified when I heard the latest gossip in my school of the sex video going around of a fellow female student with two other guys.
Despite the stereotypes about women drivers, teen girls have always been charged less by insurance companies. But several new studies show that girls are getting more aggressive behind the wheel...and a lot less sober.
• Paula Sladewski, a 26-year-old former model, was found "burned beyond recognition" in a dumpster in Miami. Police are searching for the murderer. North Miami police spokesman Neal Cuevas told CNN:
A new book asks: why are babysitters portrayed as slutty, evil bad girls? Well, probably a few reasons: