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Two Women Are Defying Gender Stereotypes With “HiP” Clothing Line For Kids

July 9, 2015 by

In 2007, childhood BFFs Jo Hadley and Helena Simon, two moms fed up with the lack of choices available in kids’ clothing, embarked on a mission to defy wearable gender stereotypes. Their solution... Handsome in Pink, a “HiP,” game-changing apparel line founded on the belief that colors (like pink and purple) ... [Read More]

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If Disney Princesses Had Moms

July 9, 2015 by

Emily Heller writes jokes for the internet and sometimes says them into a microphone. Often putting her talents to work as a freelancer for CollegeHumor, she’s also the woman behind "If Disney Princesses Had Moms," a series of 5 comics that puts a hilarious, maternal spin on the classic storylines of Ariel, Jasmine, Belle, Pocahontas and Cinderella. While the panels speak for ... [Read More]

What Amy Schumer Was REALLY Thinking… At Her Magazine Cover Shoot

What Amy Schumer Was REALLY Thinking… At Her Magazine Cover Shoot

July 8, 2015 by

"I love strangers touching me and taking pictures of me." This video is like being a fly on the wall inside Amy Schumer's head as she battles wind machines and tries to summon her "signature look" on the set of her cover shoot for Glamour's August issue. Yeah, we know it's just a promotional piece for the magazine, but it's still great because it's Amy Schumer ... [Read More]

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And The Winners Of The UN Women Comic & Cartoon Competition On #GenderEquality Are…

July 8, 2015 by

Earlier this year, UN Women, in conjunction with the European Commission, the Belgian Development Cooperation, and UNRIC, announced a Comic & Cartoon Competition on Gender Equality. It invited young European comic and cartoon artists and art students, aged 18 to 28, to illustrate their understanding ... [Read More]

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Female Guardian Writers & Editors Read The Abusive Messages They’ve Been Receiving

July 8, 2015 by

“You need to be gagged.” “A bit of rape never harmed anyone.” “I think someone needs a vibrator.” These are just a few of the abusive messages writers and editors from The Guardian have received in response to stories they’ve posted. While digital media has provided a place to raise our ... [Read More]

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Hall Of Heroes – Vol 2: Illustrator Creates New Print Featuring 63 More Kickass Women From TV And Film

July 7, 2015 by

Last November, to resounding WYSK reader cheers, we introduced you to Scott Park, the talented illustrator behind Hall of Heroes, a colorful print he jam packed with 80 of the most kickass, fictional women from television series and movies, past and present. Well, he’s back with Hall of Heroes - Vol 2, his visual ode to 63 more ... [Read More]

Always Gives A Powerful Boost To Its #LikeAGirl Campaign With New “Unstoppable” Spot

Always Gives A Powerful Boost To Its #LikeAGirl Campaign With New “Unstoppable” Spot

July 7, 2015 by

Today, Always gave a powerful boost to its 2014 #LikeAGirl campaign, which aimed to change the meaning of “like a girl” from an insult to a compliment, with the release of this new "Unstoppable" spot. It speaks to gender bias and the consequential limitations girls feel when society boxes them into expected roles. ... [Read More]

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Chocolate Day 2015: Five Really Good Reasons To Eat Dark Chocolate Right Now

July 7, 2015 by

Chocoholics rejoice... today - July 7th - is Chocolate Day, an awesomely indulgent holiday that requires no further explanation. Not that any of the chocolate lovers we know need an excuse to rendezvous with a decadent square, bar, truffle or ganache, but for those who do need a guilty conscience pass here are 5 really good reasons to eat dark chocolate today and every day. ... [Read More]