Bare Reality: 100 Women And Their Breasts

September 9, 2014 by

Created by photographer Laura Dodsworth, Bare Reality is an art and social project exploring how women feel about their breasts. In it, 100 women bare all, bravely sharing un-airbrushed photographs of their breasts alongside personal stories about their breasts and their lives. Women You Should Know connected with Laura to learn more… ... [Read More]

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2014 Limited Edition 3rd Anniversary Women You Should Know Tee

September 9, 2014 by

On September 7, 2011, an editorial site was launched with an important mission… to tell the untold stories of relatable, everyday women across the country and globe who have outperformed, innovated, discovered, defied and soared. We called it Women You Should Know as our focus is on women who deserve recognition and news headlines, but ... [Read More]

500 Years of Female Portraits in Western Art In 3 Minutes

500 Years of Female Portraits In 3 Minutes

September 8, 2014 by

We are completely blown away by this mesmerizing 3-minute video journey through 500 years of female portraits. By carefully weaving 90 classic western paintings together, creator Philip Scott Johnson shows us the evolution of art, and the changing concept of beauty. It's just amazing! See this list for all the paintings used in the video. ... [Read More]


Along Came A Black Widow Spider… But Our Little Miss Muffet Was Not Frightened Away

September 8, 2014 by

In her very limited spare time, WYSK’s Western US Contributor loves to tend to her bountiful garden and lush yard. Readying herself to dig in the dirt this past weekend, she opened her tool shed and was stopped in her treaded tracks by one of the most feared females on eight legs. She was face to face with a black widow spider, ... [Read More]


Body Positivity Illustrated

September 5, 2014 by

This series of "Body Positivity" images were created and posted on Tumblr by Fortress-of-the-damned. The artist's intention was to make a statement about the beauty and diversity of the female body and the power women hold to make their own choices when it comes to how we look. The initial feedback received was mixed, but mostly supportive and agreeable. However, the artist also got a fair share of ... [Read More]


Christine McConnell: Queen of Creepy Cakes

September 5, 2014 by

Multi-talented photographer and stylist Christine McConnell loves to bake. Although she may look like an American 1950’s housewife, she creates deliciously disturbing creepy confections that are sure to make Betty Crocker quake in her pumps. Christine grew up watching Tim Burton and Alfred Hitchcock movies and has always been fascinated by the contrast of the orderly and the gruesome. ... [Read More]


Changing the Face of Advertising With Special Needs Models

September 4, 2014 by

It’s back to school and if you’ve had your television on lately, it’s likely you have seen the abundance of ads promoting clothes, school supplies and absolutely anything else a kid may need to conquer the classroom. But it’s what you don’t see in these ads that inspired mom and photographer Katie Driscoll to take things into her own hands. ... [Read More]


One Awesome Breastfeeding Mama

September 3, 2014 by

This most awesome comic is by woman you should know Heather Cushman-Dowdee, the creator of Hathor the Cowgoddess and Mama Is... comics about breastfeeding, homebirthing, attachment parenting and motherhood. Check out more of Heather's comics and original writing at her website. You can follow her on Facebook and Twitter too. ... [Read More]