Table of Contents
November 2, 2011Oh, just your usual discussions of the European sovereign debt crisis and Lady Gaga. Plus, unusually: crushes!
November 9, 2011This week: Loneliness, and cures for some.
November 16, 2011Romance! Marriage! Family! God! This week's diaries take on the big questions.
November 23, 2011Shoplifting, the joys and sorrows of suburbia, and Katherine is soooooo tirrrrrred.
November 30, 2011Growing up, not growing up, obsessing over TV, and the mean reds.
Hometown HeroesSkate crew of our cotton candy dreams.
Candy Apple CrimeSomewhere between delightfully creepy and creepily delightful.
The Old CrowdBad-ass babes by today's guest, Chrissie.
It's a Beautiful Day in the NeighborhoodPretend it's not Tuesday with these sunny photos by Petra.
Good Day SunshineSunny and sweet photos by Erica.
November's BackgroundsIn case you were wondering what any of those pretty pictures were.
Play Well With OthersOptions for your next girl-gang meeting.
McChill's Christmas WishlistOur favorite bro is back to share what he really wants this holiday season.
Literally the Best Thing Ever: The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day ParadeIt’s an onslaught of corniness, giant balloons, lip-syncing pop stars, and high school marching bands. And it is WONDERFUL.
Unpleasant Relatives: A TaxonomyA handy guide to take with you to the dinner table tonight.
The Great Big Comedy Pile-up: Part OneComic on comic on comic on comic on comic...etc.
Friends Like TheseGirl gangs I have loved and lost.
Notes on CampFirst kisses, Friendship Night, and the importance of snuggling.
Clash of the Girl GangsWe thought we were the cool ones.
No Girls Allowed(Except for me.)
Everything Is Bagel Bites and Nothing HurtsFriendship initiation rituals.
An Earnest Attempt to Humanize Bullies, Part 3Bully apologies.
Breaking Up Is Hard to DoI thought platonic love was supposed to be forever.
Fight Like a GirlGirls aren't supposed to get angry. Here's why you should ignore that "rule."
Yay, Geometry: An Interview With Joss WhedonOur hero on Shakespeare, high school, and his new movie. No, his other new movie.
Literally the Best Thing Ever: Melrose PlaceI just really miss the supportive, nurturing, positive friendships of this late great show.
Females, BondingLessons on strengthening your ties to your girl gang. They come from the movies, so you know they're correct.
Literally the Best Thing Ever: The Powerpuff GirlsI love these crime-fighting bed-wetters.
Literally the Best Thing Ever: The Golden GirlsI relate to them more than anything I see on the CW about teens or young adults.
True GreaseThe unvarnished story behind my favorite girl gang, the Pink Ladies.
A Gang of Movies About Gangs of GirlsWe warned you there'd be puns on here.
Kimya Dawson Serenades a SnakeAnd it is adorable.
A Love Letter to R&B Girl Groups of the '90sWhen else was it cool to wear almost the exact same outfit as your friends BUT NOT QUITE?
Friday Playlist: Hanging Out With the Pink LadiesA mix inspired by one of our favorite fictional girl gangs.
Theme Song: November 2011“Rookie”
In Defense of the Spice GirlsWe thought they were stupid, plastic, and bad for women. We were wrong.
Watch the ThroneTwo up-and-coming rappers on jealousy, fandom, and doing your best.
Screaming FemalesReviews and recommendations of musical girl gangs.
Girl GermsA Riot Grrrl playlist.
Friday Playlist: Do Wah DiddyGirl singers and girl groups of the '50s and '60s.
World PartyGirl groups from around the globe.
Friday Playlist: Ladies FirstFemale rappers of today, yesterday...and tomorrow!
Secrets and Save PointsThanks to him, I can no longer play one of my favorite video games.
We’ll Always Be TogetherGirl-gang style in movies.
Secret Style Icon: The RonettesNo one wore a beehive and a pencil skirt like this trio.
Great Moments in Björk HistoryAnd this is only clothing-wise.
How to Do a Cat-EyeFor your bad-ass girl-gang look.
How to Do a PompadourIt's way easier than you thought.
Good TogetherNothing makes me happier than when friends dress alike.
Style = SubstanceWhy are all these girls smiling?
Console YourselfOur favorite video games with real live females in them.
How to Use Picnik Without Looking Like a ToolPicnik is an easy, free tool for photo editing. But there are dangers!
Ask a Grown WomanWhat’s it like dating someone of the same gender?
Just WonderingYou’ve got questions, we’ve got (totally subjective) answers.
Damn Girl Ya Look GoodStyling short hair, dealing with acne, makeup for Asian eyes, and discovering your personal style.
The Perfect GirlI’m supposed to be pretty, skinny, smart (but not too smart), cool, funny, and flawless. All without trying.
Where the Sidewalk Ends
Friend CrushNovember 2011: Audrey, Osa, and Anna
The In CrowdIt felt great to be part of the most popular clique in school. Being thrown out felt…not so great.
Some Velvet MorningReader Victoria and her girl gang, Zoe and Ella, being cute like it's NBD.
Rookie Girl GangsThe photos you sent in of your own girl gangs.
Editor's LetterNovember 2011: Girl Gang