Brave Girls Alliance is taking media back in a new way: campaigning for the U.S. Federal Trade Commission to regulate the use of false and deceptive photoshopping of people in ads.
Congresswomen Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL) and Lois Capps (D-CA) introduced HR4341 on March 27, 2014, with Rep. Ros-Lehtinen saying: ... [Read More]
Girlpants is the latest comic by David Willis for his Dumbing of Age webcomic series about college freshmen in a co-ed dorm at Indiana University, starring a Christian homeschooled girl and her atheist best friend.
Thanks for making us belly laugh David, and for giving our false-pocket plight a much needed voice and platform. Women deserve REAL pockets! ... [Read More]
By Cynthia Hornig - I love nothing more than hunkering down with a good, meaty book and spending time with characters that take me on a journey, whatever the course may be.
I’m not particularly selective or snobby when it comes to choosing books for my reading list. A self-proclaimed book glutton, I consume a large variety and can be ... [Read More]
83 years ago today, April 2, 1931, 17-year-old southpaw Jackie Mitchell, the second woman to play baseball in the all-male minor leagues, pitched an exhibition game against the NY Yankees and struck out Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig, the most feared hitting duo in baseball history, back to back. The next day, the Baseball Commissioner voided her contract, claiming ... [Read More]
PINK! It’s not a new topic, but recently there has been an onslaught of controversial articles about the color and how the beautiful hue has taken on new meaning when it comes to gender, marketing, identity and parenting. The conversation has infiltrated all aspects of culture, which is represented in the current exhibit Think Pink, at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, MA. ... [Read More]
Meet Julie Flygare. She got her BA from Brown University (2005) and her JD from Boston College Law School (2009). She’s a published author, non-profit founder, blogger, yogi and runner who has conquered both the Boston Marathon and the steepest road race in the U.S. This accomplished WYSK also has narcolepsy and she’s on a mission to smash the ... [Read More]
April is National Poetry Month, which was founded by the Academy of American Poets in 1996 to honor the art of poetry, and to increase awareness and appreciation of poetry in America.
Since day 1 of this 30 day celebration falls on WYSK Tech Tuesday, we thought we’d get the poetry party started with this clever, relatable, nostalgic, and belly laugh inducing ode to the digital world. ... [Read More]