Hate Mail Lesson: Uncombed Hair Threatens The Natural Order

“The people have spoken, and the people hate my hair. (I mean, really, really hate it.)”

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Monica Lewinsky: The Price Of Shame In A Culture Of Humiliation

“I was Patient Zero of losing a personal reputation on a global scale almost instantaneously.”

Monica Lewinsky: The Price Of Shame In A Culture Of Humiliation

Meet Strongwoman Brittany Diamond

Watch Brittany compete in the dumbbell clean and press, Farmer’s Walk, three different dead lifts and the yoke walk, where she had to carry 450 pounds for 60 feet.

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It’s World Water Day: Water Is Equality

Investing in water and sanitation actually helps improve equality, which helps stimulate the economy…

Women carrying water in Rajasthan

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Fix-it Friday with Norma Vally

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Woman Creates 10 Feminist Ben & Jerry’s Flavors… They’re Not Real, But They’re Spectacular

March 29, 2015 by

Last week, writer and producer Amanda McCall posted a piece to Buzzfeed Community, "a place where anyone can post awesome lists and creations" that's not vetted or endorsed by BuzzFeed's editorial staff. In it she describes what she calls Ben & Jerry's women problem, and the solution she serves up is deliciously ... [Read More]

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Corn Dog Couture…10 Mouthwatering Bites That Will Make You Rethink Food On A Stick

March 28, 2015 by

If you’re an epicurean explorer, culinarily curious, or just a straight up food lover, then this tasty ode to "something on a stick day" (with a twist) is for you! We’ve put together a killer feast for the eyes and the mouth featuring 10 mouthwatering bites that will make you rethink food on a stick, once and for all. ... [Read More]

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Photo Series “Her│Self” Explores What Women See When They Look In the Mirror

March 27, 2015 by

Photographer and network producer Jennifer Bermon’s series Her│Self, 28 black-and-white portraits of women, gives us a peek into how women perceive themselves. For the past 20 years, Jennifer has been taking photos of women and asking her subjects to write, in their own words, how they feel about the way they look in their photo. ... [Read More]

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Fix-It Friday: What To Do With Old Paint… Tips For Storing, Tossing, And Repurposing The Cans

Hey Norma - I have lived in my home for almost 10 years, and from all the painting we've done I have amassed an arsenal of paint cans (almost full gallons, almost empties, and half full)... too many for the little storage space we have. So here are my questions: How long can you keep paint (how long is it good for)? How do you ... [Read More]

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His TEDx Talk Inspired Us To Get Women And Girls To #PoseLikeASuperhero

March 26, 2015 by

In his first ever TEDx Talk, John Marcotte, founder of Heroic Girls, esteemed WYSK Contributor, and our favorite feminist dad, challenges the audience to look beyond what is labeled as “girly” or “feminine” by covering everything from his superhero loving daughters, and the problem with genderized toy aisles, to the effects that Barbie, Mrs. Potato Head, ... [Read More]

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Women By The Numbers In Pictures

March 26, 2015 by

Some statistics on the status of women by Eleri Mai Harris, journalist, artist and associate editor at The Nib. To see this series in its entirety, visit The Nib. ... [Read More]

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Don’t Measure A Woman’s Worth By Her Clothes

March 24, 2015 by

This new campaign by Theresa Wkokka and Frida Regeheim, along with a group of students from Miami Ad School in Hamburg, Germany, perfectly captures the absurdity that comes with measuring a woman by the neckline of her top, the length of her skirt or height of her heels. Although not a completely unique idea, this execution expands on the one seen in 2013 by Pomona Lake, ... [Read More]

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Samsung Camera Phone Mode PERFECT-ly Captures Ugly Influence Of The Beauty Ideal

March 24, 2015 by

None of us are Samsung Galaxy users, so we were blissfully in the dark about the smartphone's "Beauty Face" camera mode until we read this piece by Chris Stokel-Walker for Medium. The 25-year-old writer recently purchased a Samsung Galaxy Ace 4, and discovered its built-in and automatic - yes automatic - ... [Read More]