And The VMA For Most Overexposed Female Body Part Was… The Butt

We’re all about women owning their sexuality, but when it becomes the sole presentation of female power, our butt cheeks start to clench in discomfort and disappointment.

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Many Have Done It, But Few Admit To It… Is It OK To Pee In The Ocean?

Before we all enjoy the last two “official” beach weekends of summer 2014, we needed to know the answer to this question, once and for all…

Many Have Done It, But Few Admit To It… Is It OK To Pee In The Ocean?

Young Spoken Word Poet Delivers Powerful Response To Rampant Objectification In Music, Calls Out Queen Bey

Spoken word poet Madiha Bhatti doesn’t like the objectifying lyrics and images that have become so prevalent in popular music today, so she wrote some of her own.

Young Spoken Word Poet Delivers Powerful Response To Rampant Objectification In Music, Calls Out Queen Bey

Fix It Friday: Popcorn Ceiling Makeover… What To Do When You’ve Got Popcorn Over Concrete

You asked, she answered. “Leave the damn popcorn alone and cover the whole ceiling,” says Norma “Toolbelt Diva” Vally to a WYSK reader with problems overhead.

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Fix-it Friday with Norma Vally

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WE NEED TO TALK: CBS Sports Releases Details On Its First-Ever All-Female National Sports Show

August 27, 2014 by

Two weeks ago, we told you that CBS Sports was launching the first all-female sports talk show in American history. The network released very few details at the time, so the reaction on our Facebook page was a mix of excitement, cautious optimism, and outright criticism, stemming from assumptions of the worst. ... [Read More]

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Should You Catcall Her? This Flowchart From Playboy Clears It All Up For Men

August 27, 2014 by

It’s not usual that we would feature something from Playboy magazine, but this caught our attention. According to a recent AdWeek article, Playboy has “rebranded” their digital presence, focusing less on the smut and opting for more “safe-for-work” and “shareable” lifestyle content. In line with their new mission, the brand has created this ... [Read More]

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She’s Taking On New York City To Fight A 150 Year Old Injustice To Women

August 27, 2014 by

"The fact that no real women are honored by statues in the Nation’s most famous and most important park is not simply an oversight." - Pam Elam, Women's Rights Activist and former New York City Government Executive Woman You Should Know Pam Elam has embarked on a mission of epic proportions and historic significance... to create a statue in Central Park honoring ... [Read More]

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Women’s Equality Day: A Reminder Of How Far We Have Come

August 26, 2014 by

Katherine Milhous, the artist who designed this postcard, is known for her work as an illustrator and author of children’s books. But before she began her career in children’s publishing, Katherine was an advocate for the Woman Suffrage Movement. Produced and copyrighted in 1915, when Katherine was just 21 years old, this propaganda postcard ... [Read More]

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Women’s Equality Day: A Look At Its History, Obama’s Thoughts On Its Present

August 26, 2014 by

It's 2014 and although women have made enormous strides in achieving equality, the fight is certainly not over. As a reminder of those pioneers who came before us and fought for women's rights against the greatest odds and adversaries, today, August 26th, is Women's Equality Day, a national designation established in 1971 to commemorate ... [Read More]

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Sara Shaffer To Be Awarded National Firefighter Of The Year

August 26, 2014 by

Sara Shaffer (31) can’t remember a time when she didn’t want to be a firefighter. Following in the footsteps of her father and other family members, Sara started chasing her dream at an early age. Today, Sara’s hard work, heroism and commitment to her community - Prince George, Maryland - has earned her one of the most illustrious awards ... [Read More]

This 6 Year Old Surfer Is Making Big Waves

This 6 Year Old Surfer Is Making Big Waves

August 25, 2014 by

At just six years old Quincy Symonds may just be the best surfer and skater on the planet. Wanting to spend more time with her dad Jake, who has been surfing his entire life, Quincy asked to accompany him to the beach one early morning while the family was on holiday. She didn’t know what surfing was, but she didn’t care, she was ready to figure it out. That was a year-and-a-half ago. Quincy’s ... [Read More]

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In Her Words: Sarah Butters Was Sexually Assaulted On Spring Break By Three Men. They Got Expelled… After Graduation

August 25, 2014 by

By NO MORE - It was an unfathomably lenient decision: In June, Virginia’s James Madison University punished three Sigma Chi fraternity members for sexually assaulting a female student on spring break by banning them from campus - after graduation. ... [Read More]