146 Years Ago Today These Extraordinary Women Spoke Up For Animals When No One Else Would

“Animals have certain rights, as inalienable as those of man to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.” – Caroline Earle White


This Is What Responses To Backhanded Compliments Look Like

“Usually when someone gives you a backhanded compliment, you feel offended but also powerless to protest. The drawings I made were a way for me to feel I was rejecting the insults I never responded to at the time.”


New NikeWomen Ad Aims To Empower, Plays Off Insecurities And Self-Doubt To Motivate… Huh?

Whether delivered with humor or not, are women really better for an ad that, once again, plays off insecurities as a mechanism to motivate?

New NikeWomen Ad Aims To Empower, Plays Off Insecurities And Self-Doubt To Motivate… Huh?

Woman Pens Awesome Love Note To… The Library

“There are more public libraries than McDonald’s in the U.S. – a total of 16,541 including branches.”



Fix-it Friday with Norma Vally


Thanks To Juliette Gordon Low The First-Ever Girl Scout Meeting Happened Today, 103 Years Ago

March 12, 2015 by

103 years ago today, on March 12 in 1912, Juliette Gordon Low assembled 18 girls from Savannah, Georgia for the first-ever Girl Scout meeting. Her goal was to bring girls out of their isolated home surroundings, as she believed that all girls should be given an opportunity to develop physically, mentally, and spiritually, ... [Read More]

Honest Cinderella Movie Trailer Tells The Truth About The Disney Animated Classic

Honest (And Hilarious) Cinderella Movie Trailer Tells The Truth About The Disney Animated Classic

March 12, 2015 by

"Revisit the animated classic that will cancel out all the empowering things your daughter learned from Frozen. Where girls are taught to be pushovers, do all the housework, and that their problems will disappear if they're hot enough to land a rich husband." With a yet another new version of Cinderella hitting theaters, ... [Read More]


Women Talk: Faustine Tarmasz, Illustrator And Tattooist

March 11, 2015 by

By Sara Barnes - Faustine Tarmasz, known simply as Tarmasz, is a French illustrator and tattoo artist who also has some impressive ink of her own. I had the opportunity to speak with her about her non-traditional tattooing style as well as the awesome adornments on her legs, collarbone, and back. There aren't many illustrators that double ... [Read More]


Gender Equality Campaign “Not There” Erases Women From Billboards and Ads

March 11, 2015 by

This past weekend, to coincide with International Women’s Day, the Clinton Foundation introduced the #NotThere campaign, bringing attention to the state of women’s and girls’ rights. As part of the Foundation’s No Ceilings initiative, the campaign was the precursor to newly released data that looks ... [Read More]

This Is How Girls Do Science

This Is How Girls Do Science

March 11, 2015 by

This past Sunday, on International Women's Day, Microsoft showed their support for young girls who like science and engineering with the launch of a new ad. The delightful young women featured in the video talk about their incredible accomplishments, while also sharing some of the challenges they face in pursing their passion. Sadly, although 7 out of 10 girls are interested in science, only 2 out of ... [Read More]


Inspired Illustration, “FEMINISM AT WORK,” Pays Tribute To Pioneers Who Moved Women’s History Forward

March 10, 2015 by

UPDATE: Art prints of Feminism At Work are now available. In honor of Women’s History Month, Women You Should Know commissioned award-winning cartoonist, author and illustrator, David Trumble to execute our vision for an original piece of art that would pay ... [Read More]


There’s a Worldwide Campaign To Get Facebook To Drop “Ugly” And “Fat” Status Emoticons, Because #FatIsNotAFeeling

March 10, 2015 by

Emoticons have become a new language, a way to express oneself in today’s digital world. But body image activists are saying no to Facebook’s “fat” and “ugly” emoticons with petitions to get the social media giant to remove these options from it’s list ... [Read More]


In the Wake Of The 114-Year-Old School’s Earth-shattering News, 2012 Sweet Briar College Alumna Speaks Out

March 9, 2015 by

Headlines were made last week regarding the decision by the board of directors of Sweet Briar College to close the single-sex school as a result of "insurmountable financial challenges." Sweet Briar College has provided a haven for young women for 114 years by allowing them to explore, ... [Read More]