|This Female Student Is Carrying Her Mattress Everywhere Until Her Rapist Is Expelled|
Emma Sulkowicz says she was raped on her first day of sophomore year at Colombia University. Since then she has since been trying to convince her faculty and college administrators that what happened actually was rape and as such, he should face the consequences - not her...
|31 Ways You WILL Change In Your Twenties|
Your 20s are no doubt a defining part of your life. You're mature enough to wanna get your sh*t together but still young enough to get away with slacking (only just). From eating home cooked meals to changing our bad habits, there are plenty of ways every girl will change in her twenties...
|These Japanese Porn Stars Are Offering Up Their Boobs For AIDS Research|
The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has taught us that people will do ridiculous things in the name of charity, so why not squeeze a willing porn star's boobs for AIDS research? Well...
|The Ultimate To Do List: The Top 100 Things To Do In Your Lifetime|
The Ultimate To Do List: The Top 100 Things To Do In Your Lifetime
|Insane Quotes From Human Barbies That Prove Life Ain't So Fantastic When You Look Like Plastic|
So we've had 'Normal' and 'Entrepreneur' Barbie in the news recently, but now it's time for the slightly insane, fairly racist Human Barbies to rear their overly preened heads yet again. This week, 16 year-old Lolita Richi came onto the scene as the youngest human Barbie out there - congratulations...
|22 Everyday Struggles All Neurotic Girls Go Through|
Life as a neurotic person ain't easy but when you look at it from an outside perspective, man is it hilarious. Yes, it we might be obsessive and unstable but as all mildly neurotic people will know, it's only because we care a little too much - and is that so bad...
|Meet The Model Who Is Changing ALL The Rules: Here's What Beautiful REALLY Looks Like|
Model Nikia Phoenix is rewriting the rules about what it means to be beautiful. Strong, independent and totally unique, Nikia's stand-out looks have always set her apart from the crowd. Here's how she's changing the face of modelling to be all-inclusive...
|16 Things Girls Have To Deal With That Guys DON'T|
Men groping our butts, painful monthly periods and plucking out our body hair? Being a woman is anything but easy. In fact, we should all get medals for how much work goes into it. But men hardly understand (if they did our salaries would show for it, right...
|5 Things You Need To Know Right Now: Our Best Pins|
Wanna know what made the Sofem hall of fame? From sunshine and cider to vitamin C's amazing benefits last week was yet another week of gorgeous pins. We hope you're in a pinning mood because we've rounded up our top 5 inspiring treats from last week, right here, right now...
|The Social Media Lie: What We Instagram vs. What Actually Happened|
What we put on our Instagram is a direct depiction of our oh-so amazing lives, right? Lies! Whether you're half way around the world or in your bedroom, the majority of the time what we upload looks far, FAR cooler than it really is...
|100 Of The Best Quotes To Live Your Life By|
100 Of The Best Quotes To Live Your Life By
|10 Badass Cartoon Characters Who'd Be Feminists In Real Life|
Spinelli. Lisa Simpson. Jane Lane. Those names will probably ring a bell for '90s girls who grew up with Saturday morning cartoons, but turns out there was a whole lot more to them than just kids entertainment...
|Honour Based Violence: Why You Need To Remember #BritainsLostWomen|
Choice: the one word that defines our generation is often the one we take the most for granted. But what happens when that choice is brutally taken away? Karma Nirvana and Cosmopolitan UK have teamed...
|Late Nights And Barely Breaking Even? 25 Things We Wish We Knew Before Our First Big Girl Job|
Post-uni blues? Lets face it, coming out of uni and prowling for jobs is nothing but easy. It takes persistence and determination (and a little bit of luck). But don't let that get you down! Joining the...
|This Video Will Make You Rethink How You See Homelessness For Good|
When most people look at that girl on the street, 9 times of out 10 they'll think a life of drugs or bad choices got her there. But just imagine you've been fired, or you're too ill to work, you can't pay your rent and there's no-one there to help you pick up the pieces...
|The End Of FGM And Child Forced Marriage: What Every Woman Needs To Know About The Girl Summit|
Sometimes events happen that are so awful they seem more like the plot of a twisted horror story than real life. For millions of girls facing the threat of FGM and forced child marriage, that horror story is their daily reality...
|Watch: The Most Powerful Answers To What Women Really 'See In The Mirror'|
Truth is, you don't get to see something like this very often. When John Legend released his video for 'You & I' (Nobody in the world) using 63 different women of varying race, age and experience, he also made a separate video asking some of them to reveal 'what they see in the mirror'...
|22 Reasons Why Being A Girl Is The Best Thing Ever!|
Sure, we may be moody and over-analyse just about every situation, but being a girl certainly has its perks. Whether we're being asked our preference of wine, or boarding the lifeboat first, being a girl proves to be the best thing EVER each and every day...
|Hey, Instagram: Stop Fat-Shaming Plus-Size Women!|
Last week, 19-year-old Samm Newman posted a picture of herself on the popular photo-sharing app in a bra and undies. Since it's the summer, itty-bitty bikinis, booty shorts and barely-there shirts have taken over Instagram...
|The Self Defence Techniques EVERY Woman Should Know!|
Would you be confident enough to fight back if someone attacked you? Or would you freeze up in utter panic? Getting mugged, harassed or assaulted aren't the kinda things we wanna be thinking about, but unfortunately violence here in the UK is a reality...