As a forensic psychologist and social justice advocate Stephanie Tabashneck works with kids regularly, and often uses coloring books as a tool to connect and communicate with them. It was during a session with a group of mothers and daughters that Stephanie took more careful notice of the way girls were being represented in the coloring books she used, and realized something needed to change. ... [Read More]
"This didn’t make sense, as I’d never had unprotected sex in my life. Plus, I wasn’t the sort of person STDs happened to. I was a Planned Parenthood volunteer, a sexuality studies major, and everyone’s go-to friend when they had questions about losing their virginity. How could I have caught something when ... [Read More]
According to data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, women play a majority role in positions within the food service industry, but the reality is that men still hold the most prominent kitchen jobs at independent restaurants across America.
And when it comes to women sushi chefs? ... [Read More]
Meet 2-year-old Victoria. She's spunky, she's confident, she's smart, and she's adorable. When she's not romping around with her four older brothers, she's obsessed with swimming and playing mermaids in the tub. So when it came to picking out her Halloween costume, her mom assumed she'd want to be Ariel, the mermaid of all mermaids, but Victoria had other plans ... [Read More]
After adopting a kitten in 2014, photographer Casey Elise started volunteering at the West Los Angeles Animal Shelter. While working at the shelter, she came to learn that black cats have the lowest adoption rates and the highest euthanasia rates among the shelter’s cat population. ... [Read More]
Want to add a dash of WYSKy style to your Halloween decorations this year? Then skip the ghoul and goblin faces, and carve HER into that prized pumpkin you just picked. Having Wonder Woman on your doorstep is sure to make the neighborhood pranksters think twice about egging your house. ... [Read More]
Last week, U.S. Chief Technology Officer Megan Smith made a startling announcement: the Declaration of Sentiments, considered the foundational document for women’s rights, drafted in Seneca Falls, ... [Read More]