15 Great Moments From My Afternoon With Kirsten Gillibrand & Gloria Steinem

Both women had many profound and inspired moments, here are a few of our favorites…


This Is What Ladylike Looks Like

“Because being a woman, a girl or a lady is associated with many expected and unexpected attributes, actions and qualities.”


Chocolate Lover’s Travel Guide

Love to travel? Love chocolate? Then you’re going to L-O-V-E this cross-continental, culinary road map of pure decadence.

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Fix-It Friday: Season Savvy DIY… How To Get Your Home Ready For Fall

You asked, she answered. Home improvement veteran Norma “Toolbelt Diva” Vally shares her tips on saying, “Goodbye Summer! Hello Fall!” all around your house.

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Fix-it Friday with Norma Vally

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New Breast Cancer Awareness Ads Use Tweaked Social Media Icons To Make Important Point

October 1, 2014 by

It’s October 1st, which means we have officially entered Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The newest campaign to encourage women to check their breasts and do self-exams regularly comes from DDB Singapore for the Breast Cancer Foundation. Despite being Singapore specific, the ads translate perfectly ... [Read More]


Faux Feminist Rally Takes Center Stage At Chanel Runway Show

October 1, 2014 by

If designer Karl Lagerfeld really wants to be on the ‘front lines’ of the feminist movement, he’ll need to do a lot more than make a lame fashion statement cloaked as feminism. Yesterday, Lagerfeld, who’s not known for his kindness to women, closed out his Chanel Spring 2015 collection show in Paris by staging a faux feminist rally. ... [Read More]


Six Lessons I’ve Learned As A Plus Size Athlete

September 30, 2014 by

By Louise Green - In 2008 I gave birth to my son; three months later I decided, despite my leaking boobs, the tail end of postpartum and weighing in at my all time heaviest weight of 242lbs, that this was the perfect time to become a personal trainer. Upon acquiring all my certifications I opened my business, Body Exchange, and I dedicated my services to the plus-size woman. ... [Read More]

The Evolution Of The Desk (1980 – 2014)… Cool Time Lapse Video Shows How Technology Has Transformed Personal Office Space

The Evolution Of The Desk (1980 – 2014)… Cool Time Lapse Video Shows How Technology Has Transformed Personal Office Space

September 30, 2014 by

A team at the Harvard Innovation Lab has encapsulated this history of technology, as it relates to the office, in this time lapse video, The Evolution Of The Desk, demonstrating the steep shift from cork boards and fax machines to Pinterest and PDFs. The i-lab team explained, ... [Read More]

Real Women, Real Bodies: A New Campaign To Promote Healthy Body Image

September 30, 2014 by

Real Women, Real Bodies (RWRB) has one vision in mind: to help women feel beautiful inside and out. Founded this past spring by University of Wyoming students Sydney Stein, Hannah King, and Morgan Looney, the organization’s mission is “to promote healthy body image in women through ad campaigns and guest speakers on campus.” ... [Read More]

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Sister Act: 7 Year Old Declares October 1 Wear Your Superheroes Day For Her Lil’ Sis

September 29, 2014 by

Leanna is a 5-year-old girl who loves superheroes. But, as her father explains, "when she wears her superhero clothes to kindergarten, the boys tell her that superheroes are 'for boys.' She has even started to wear her jacket all day to keep from being hassled about it." GASP!! This does not fly in our WYSKy book. ... [Read More]

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How To Talk To Your Daughter About Her Body

September 29, 2014 by

"There is not a woman or girl in my life who has not struggled with her relationship to her body. Worrying about having the perfect body keeps us from working on the important things - relationships, goals, creativity, and big dreams all get pushed aside when all we can think about is losing weight. Changing the way we think about our bodies starts with our conversations with other women, and I can't think ... [Read More]

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Yes Means Yes: California Governor Signs Landmark Sex Assault Law Affecting State Colleges

September 29, 2014 by

On Sunday, Gov. Jerry Brown signed a "yes means yes" law, making California the first state in the nation “to require all state colleges to adopt a policy of unambiguous, affirmative consent by students engaged in sexual activity.” Al Jazeera America reported, “The legislation defines consent as 'an affirmative, conscious and voluntary ... [Read More]