Last week, Bekah Miles, a 20-year-old woman from Canby, Oregon, took to her personal Facebook page to show off her new tattoo. But this was not the typical "look at me" social media post motivated by vanity. On the contrary, it was a brave "listen to me" post in which she selflessly ... [Read More]
Back in 2014 we shared a moving and inspiring TedX talk from Lizzie Velasquez, the young woman who was once called the “ugliest woman in the world.” Now, Lizzie’s story is being told in the new documentary film A Brave Heart: The Lizzie Velasquez Story. ... [Read More]
"If you were a tennis player who would you want to be like?"
Using actual archival footage from an interview with a then unknown, young girl from Compton who went on to become the most prolific tennis player of our generation, this is how Gatorade's new "Unmatched" spot featuring Serena Williams opens. ... [Read More]
“You can’t be what you can’t see.” That’s what Sheryl Sandberg said in a Facebook post about Wogrammer, a project that celebrates women who work in the tech community, highlighting their accomplishments, not just their gender.
Erin Summers and Zainab Ghadiyali, two engineers at Facebook, ... [Read More]
A colleague of ours was going through her grandmother's treasures and came across a scrapbook that had this "Women's Lib Motto" tucked inside. Based on all the other goodies it was occupying space with, she assumed the typed note to "all women" was from the 50s. So we tried desperately to find its origins to no avail, though the text has been posted to countless ... [Read More]
If you’re on Instagram, you may have heard of Helen Van Winkle, the 87-year-old great, great grandmother who has amassed more than 1 million followers with her alter ego Baddie Winkle.
It all started when one day Helen’s great, great granddaughter Kennedy came home to find her grandmother wearing her ... [Read More]
Between Taylor's repeat trips to the winners' podium and Kanye's self-indulgent rant that ended in his announcement of a 2020 presidential bid, there were lots of acceptance speeches given by music's glitterati at last night's MTV VMAs (Video Music Awards). And the very best acceptance speeches came not during ... [Read More]
M. Jung, a WYSK reader based in Korea, reached out to us today to share this image of the September cover of Maxim Korea, telling us “Maxim is beautifying a heinous crime in this photo, and I am seriously concerned about its abusive notion towards women."
Well, we are too.
Actor Kim Byung-ok is the cover model for this “Bad Guy” ... [Read More]