open letter

Feb 25, 2017

Father Pens Heartbreaking Open Letter About 16-Year-Old Daughter’s Drug Addiction

"My first thought every morning is to check that Paige is alive," he said.

Jan 13, 2017

Former First Daughters Jenna & Barbara Bush Pen Touching Open Letter To Sasha & Malia

"We have watched you grow from girls to impressive young women with grace and ease," said the Bush twins.

Dec 16, 2016

One Woman Wrote This Powerful Open Letter to the Man Who Tried to Sexually Assault Her

"My life has not been destroyed, and yours has not either."

Calvin Klein Model Ebonee Davis Writes Poignant Open Letter About Diversity in Fashion World

"As artists in the fashion industry, we are the embodiment of free speech."

Jul 15, 2016

To The Commenters Who Ripped Apart Honey Boo Boo…

One reader wrote, "There's nothing better about this fat pile of horse sh**." There was another reader who went through all 17 reasons listed in the article and gave his own opinion.

Oct 31, 2012

An Open Letter To Guys About Consent [Sexy Time]

I'd like to preface this by acknowledging that it's not completely your fault your collective perspective on sex kind of sucks. I mean, you're just living in the world that your forefathers have created for you.

Sep 13, 2012

Sep 5, 2012

A Letter To My Younger Self [Confessions of a Twenty-Something]

While reading these pages I had inked up years ago, all I wanted to do was talk to my younger self.

Jul 6, 2012

An Open Letter to the Inventor of the Thong [Friday Faves]

I would like to preface this letter by saying that your work has made a large yet incredibly skimpy contribution to my adolescent years. And while I do believe in the nobleness of your cause, I am rather puzzled by the method to the madness of such an invention.

May 4, 2012

An Open Letter To My Rebound Guy [Friday Faves]

So, after a few sloppy dances and sweaty hugs, my friends finally find me and let me know you are, in fact, not as attractive as I had thought, and I depart. Without you. (Tease move number one). But not before you whip out your iPhone4 and I shout my number over the music. And that’s how it always begins.

Apr 22, 2012

An Open Letter To Rihanna

Dear Rihanna, First of all, I think you're awesome. Your songs are catchy, and you've had us girls dancing like no one was watching since "Pon De Replay" came out. You've got some fierce style and an even more feisty attitude.

Jan 12, 2012

An Open Letter To My Friends Who Still Smoke

What is is about smoking that feels mysterious, or sexy, or chic? Or is that it? Do you smoke because of it's image or do you smoke because it's convenient? It gives you something to do with your hands at parties, I guess. But what else is there?

Dec 18, 2011

Dear Mom, I Don't Want a Boyfriend

You never had a problem with me being single until I turned twenty in September of this year. All of a sudden my relationship status has become a constant topic of conversation. I know you want what’s best for me mom but I have to be honest. With all due respect, Mom, I don’t want a boyfriend.

Dec 3, 2011

Tyler Perry Writes Letter to 11-Year-Old of Penn State Scandal

It’s not every day that Tyler Perry—actor, producer, director and Hollywood’s highest-paid man according to Forbes—takes time out of his incredibly busy schedule to write a lengthy letter. Yet earlier this week, Perry penned an open letter to the 11-year-old boy who was sexually abused by Penn State football coach, Jerry Sandusky.