teenage girls

education

In a Class of 20 Teen Girls, Six Have Been Sexually Assaulted, New Study Finds

According to new study, getting an education is tough for teenage girls in the US—especially for those whose identities are already marginalized.
Kimberly Lawson
4.19.17
Interviews

Capturing Teenage Girlhood in All Its Awkward Glory

Jenny Gage's documentary "All This Panic" follows a group of New York schoolgirls as they come of age in the city. We talk to Gage and one of its stars.
Zing Tsjeng
3.24.17
Film

This Documentary Perfectly Captures What It's Like to Come of Age as a Girl in NYC

We spoke to Jenny Gage about her film 'All This Panic,' which follows seven New York City girls as they go through adolescence.
Kate Loftus O'Brien
3.23.17
Stuff

Girls Talk About the First Time They Felt Powerless

From the age of ten, girls start to lose confidence. We spoke to young women to find out how we can fix that for future generations.
Hannah Ewens
7.28.16
The Film That Made Me...

What 'Marie Antoinette' Taught Me About Being a Teenage Girl

The film that tanked compared to 'The Virgin Suicides' and 'Lost In Translation' is a cult classic Sofia Coppola should be praised for.
Hannah Ewens
7.5.16
Culture

Science Finally Explains Why Teen Boys Are Clumsy as Hell

University of Bologna researchers have found that teen boys experiencing growth spurts are unable to walk straight. We ask them why science proves that teen boys really are awkward as you remember.
Sirin Kale
5.23.16
Stuff

Inside the World of Feminist Teen Girls Obsessed with Serial Killers

It used to be that if you had a thing for a serial killer, you'd send a private letter to their prison. Now, thanks to social media, you can make your love as public as you like.
Joshua Surtees
5.20.16
Stuff

Shazia Mirza Is Taking on the Islamic State One Joke at a Time

We caught up with the outspoken comic, whose new show tackles the British teenage girls who fled to Syria to join ISIS.
Kat Lister
2.16.16
Essays

What It's Like to Be the Only Girl at an All-Boys' School

I was 16 when I joined an elite school that had never admitted girls past its fancy front gates. I'm glad I got out alive.
Katy Fallon
1.6.16
Deep Ass Questions

Why Are so Many Adults Obsessed with One Direction?

"It's more that 1D reminds me I am going to die."
Bryn Lovitt
11.13.15
LGBTQ

When Teenage Girls Find Out They're Genetically Male

Being a teenager is hard enough, but intersex girls with Swyer Syndrome grapple with problems way beyond the usual zits and PMS.
Abby Moss
9.16.15
Thinkpieces And Shit

Alanis Morissette’s ‘Jagged Little Pill’ Taught Me Everything About Being a Woman

As it turns 20, we revisit the record that perfectly encapsulates everything that women are encouraged not to be.
Emma Garland
6.10.15