The Pep Talk Generator… A Boost Of Encouragement On Demand

August 19, 2015 by

Looking for some reassurance? Then you must check out The Pep Talk Generator, which offers encouraging words from inspiring of women, on demand. Developed by art director and editor Kara Haupt, the generator is a project from Babe Vibes, a “collection of work by creative women” that focuses on exploring feminism, ... [Read More]

The 26%: Women Speak Out On The Tech Industry’s Diversity Crisis

The 26%: Women Speak Out On The Tech Industry’s Diversity Crisis

August 18, 2015 by

According to a study published in the Harvard Business Review, despite the tech industry’s rapid growth, the percentage of female workers has actually decreased, from 35 percent in 1990 to just 26 percent today. Re/Code, the tech news site, has launched a video series called ... [Read More]

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World Champion Climber Sasha DiGiulian Attempting To Become First Woman To Scale “Murder Wall”

August 17, 2015 by

Back in 2011 we introduced WYSKers to champion rock climber Sasha DiGiulian who was 18 at the time, and had just become the first American woman to successfully climb “Pure Imagination” in Kentucky’s Red River Gorge. Well, this phenom is at it again. Now 22, and entering her senior ... [Read More]


Perceptions Of Perfection: 18 Designers Photoshop Same Woman To Show Ideal Body Type In Their Countries

August 17, 2015 by

A British online doctor and pharmacy service, Superdrug, set out to see how “ideals of perfection" differ across the globe with the hope of better understanding "potentially unrealistic standards of beauty" and the associated pressures to live up to them. So they asked 18 ... [Read More]

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Introducing Marvel’s Newest Superhero: Moon Girl

August 14, 2015 by

Marvel’s new title "Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur," from co-writers Amy Reeder and Brandon Montclare, and artist Natacha Bustos, pairs Tyrannosaurus Rex (Devil Dinosaur) with New York teenage super genius Lunella Lafayette, a character described by the writers as a "female Inspector Gadget ... [Read More]

Let Kids Be Who They Want To Be: An Illustrated Film About Growing Up Trans

Let Kids Be Who They Want To Be: An Illustrated Film About Growing Up Trans

August 13, 2015 by

In this little film, vlogger and children's illustrator Kat Blaque shares what it is was like for her growing up as a gender nonconforming child, and how being rejected by her parents has impacted her life. "Being trans in this world was hard and that the support of my parents would mean absolutely everything to me, after all, even if the world ... [Read More]


He Posed As Target On Brand’s Facebook Page, Posts Hilarious Replies To Haters Of Gender-Neutral News

August 13, 2015 by

Last Friday, Target announced it is doing away with gender-based signage and product references in a number of aisles across the store. While the majority of our readers cheered the decision, Target took a digital beating from throngs of customers who vehemently ... [Read More]


Senator Says “Enough!” To Manufactured Trump Controversy, “Pay Attention” To What Is More Offensive To Women

August 12, 2015 by

Yesterday, Senator Diane J. Savino (D-New York) took to social media to speak her mind about what she calls “this theater of the absurd,” or the 24-7 media circus swirling around how offensive Donald Trump is to women, particularly via his comments to FOX News’ ... [Read More]