The Ms. Foundation for Women has led the charge for women for more than forty years. Since 1973 they have fought for equity and justice for all. In response to the new U.S. administration’s efforts to limit rights and freedoms in our country, "particularly the rights of those most marginalized," they’ve created this powerful video.
“Stand with us as we fight for justice. ... [Read More]
Last Wednesday, beloved and pioneering television actress Mary Tyler Moore died at the age of 80. Tributes were posted all over social media, and renewed interest started to swirl around this 21-year-old video of Joan Jett & the Blackhearts performing their rockin' cover of “Love is All Around” - The Mary Tyler Moore Show ... [Read More]
Meet Girl You Should Know Claire Ryann, a.k.a. the Tiny Musician. She's 4 years old and "loves to sing and spread around happiness with projects she makes with her Dad (Dave Crosby)". We cannot think of anything that we needed to hear more this week than the two of them doing a live cover of Randy Newman's ... [Read More]
Experts are now estimating that between 3.3 and 4.6 million people participated in the over 550 Women's Marches held in towns and cities across America on Saturday, January 21, 2017. What must be added to that already record-making number - the Women’s March is now the largest protest in United States history - are the hundreds of thousands of marchers ... [Read More]
Today marks the 125th anniversary of pioneering aviator Bessie Coleman's birth. She was the first African American woman to earn a pilot’s license.
Born in 1892, Bessie was 11 years old when the Wright Brothers completed the first successful airplane flight. Reading and hearing about the incredible “flying machines” ... [Read More]
Anchored by the Women's March on Washington, there were sister marches happening all across America and around the world on Saturday, January 21, 2017. The WYSK team was in DC, so we asked our readers to submit photos from their local marches for inclusion in a community-powered photo gallery. They came in by the hundreds and ... [Read More]
On February 6th, as an accompaniment to its recent January 2017 issue Gender Revolution, National Geographic will be airing its powerful new documentary, “Gender Revolution: A Journey With Katie Couric”
Through interviews with scientists, psychologists, activists, authors and families, the two-hour film takes an in-depth look at ... [Read More]
Meet Meridth McKean Gimbel, woman, survivor, and children's book illustrator. Inspired by the mission and message of the Women’s March, she created this illustration, which she calls ‘Modern Suffragette’, "in solidarity with the marchers while reflecting back on the movement for universal suffrage that has ... [Read More]