Meet twin sisters Eva and Ami. In prep for their 10th birthday, which is today, they mapped out a strategy to score the biggest wish on their list... getting their ears pierced. So they wrote a note to their dad explaining, in 6 specific points, why this is what they want. Using a compelling combination of facts, good manners, ... [Read More]
By Erinne Paisley - This is my own experience. It is from my own Canadian, female, white, perspective. I do not believe any of these things make this perspective any more or less valid. I just believe this is one experience and my hope is that this experience resonates with at least one person out there – and that through this they ... [Read More]
Marta Minijín, a conceptual artist from Argentina, is building a Parthenon of Books. The monument, which will include more than 100,000 banned books, will be a “symbol of resistance to any banning of writings and the persecution of their authors.”
The building will be erected in Kassel, ... [Read More]
“Imagine a sisterhood—across all creeds and cultures. An unspoken agreement that we, as women, will support and encourage one another. That we will remember we don’t know what struggles each of us may be facing elsewhere in our lives and so we will assume that each of us is doing our best…"
This, the stuff ... [Read More]
"Her remarkable story is a reminder that regardless of the limitations placed on them, women can be anything that men can be: brilliant and brutal, courageous and cruel, powerful and dreadful."
In this latest episode from the oh so WYSKy video series – Ordinary Women: Daring to Defy History – from Anita Sarkeesian’s ... [Read More]
While many of us are familiar with British literature’s leading ladies Jane Austen and the Brontës, they weren’t the only writing women of their day. In her new book Not Just Jane, author Shelley DeWees introduces us to seven “long-forgotten” women ... [Read More]
"I do everything that every other normal kid does, except on the side I’m training to become an astronaut and go to Mars." Meet 15-year-old Alyssa Carson who, from age 3, has had her sights set on becoming the first human on the Red Planet as part of NASA’s mission for 2033. Since, she’s been doing everything she mentally and physically can to go on the greatest space adventure ... [Read More]
"It is our sacred duty to defend the world, and it’s what I’m going to do.” – Wonder Woman
Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment just released the latest trailer for the Patty Jenkins-directed Wonder Woman film… and it gave us chills! Unlike the first trailer we shared in July, which was a little too Chris Pine-y, this one puts the focus on Diana, showcasing her badassery ... [Read More]