Street Heroines is a collection of stories that celebrate female street artists who are transforming the urban environment in colorful ways. Filmmaker Alexandra Henry was inspired to start the documentary project while living in São Paulo in 2011, where there’s a vibrant street art scene. ... [Read More]
"Hi Norma, I have tried everything I can think of, but I cannot get rid of the white crud that cakes up on my showerheads. I hate how they look. Can you suggest anything I can use to remove the gunk that has built up on them?" - AJ, WYSK Reader
NV: Hi AJ! I can absolutely relate to hating that white buildup on showerheads - that dreaded calcium and lime scale! Hate it! ... [Read More]
"People put me down because I didn’t look like them. I am stronger."
"I’ve had people look passed me because of the color of my skin."
"I’ve had people overlook me because I was a woman."
Despite the incredible challenges she’s faced, Serena Williams has become one of the most dominant ... [Read More]
"I figured if I could sum up what was wrong with the face of girls’ marketing today in one succinctly satirized image, it might make it easier for us to admit how we fail. And sometimes the best way to reveal something is to provide a fresh look at what’s already right in front of our eyes."
This is what David Trumble, Political ... [Read More]
"We are the most vulnerable, in terms of disasters."
French actress Marion Cotillard traveled to the Philippines to meet with children and young people on climate change. One of the girls she spoke with is Marinel who is taking action on climate change in her own community of Tacloban, a coastal city ... [Read More]
Stacey Thompson, a Marine veteran, was drugged and raped by her sergeant while serving in Okinawa in 1999. After reporting it to her superiors and pushing them to investigate the case, Stacey was outcast and then separated with an “other-than-honorable” discharge, which left her without any military benefits.
Struggling with severe ... [Read More]
"Not everyone is going to have the experience that I did in the seventh grade where a teacher comes in and saves the day. So if I can be that for girls that makes me so happy."
You might know her as Winnie Cooper from “The Wonder Years” (1988-1993) or as Elsie Snuffin in the fourth season of “The West Wing,” but did you know that Danica McKellar is also an internationally-recognized ... [Read More]
Why do women have so many birth control options, but men only have two? Laci Green, a sex education activist, says in part, because society still perceives contraception as “women’s work.” In this video, she gives us the low-down on where science is regarding new birth control methods for men, and what more options would mean for gender roles. ... [Read More]