Is That A Threat? The Slippery Slope From Disagreement To Harassment

When Alison Leiby, a stand-up comic & writer, wrote a joke on Twitter, she wasn’t prepared for the violent and threatening responses she received from men.


Gloria Steinem’s Lost Interview With Sally Ride From 1983 Remixed And Animated In 2016

“Without a doubt, I think the worst question I have gotten was whether I cried when we got malfunctions in the simulator.” – Sally Ride, 1983

Gloria Steinem’s Lost Interview With Sally Ride From 1983 Remixed And Animated In 2016

Adventurer, Stereotype Breaker and History Maker Galia Moss

“The message that I always give is to fulfill your dreams, never ever leave your dreams unrealized.”


History-Making Olympic Legend Wilma Rudolph Inspires “The Quickest Kid in Clarksville”

“A timeless story of dreams, determination, and the power of friendship,” inspired by history-making track legend and American icon Wilma Rudolph.


Fix-it Friday with Norma Vally


Illustrator Loryn Brantz Offers 7 Responses To Being Asked “When Are You Having Kids?”

December 4, 2015 by

'Tis the season for visits with relatives, friends, and neighbors. And with them can come awkward conversations, conversations that for countless women (married, partnering, dating, whatevering) inevitably include the question... "When are you having kids?" So in prep for this, two-time Emmy Award-winning ... [Read More]


Pride And Prejudice Book-In-A-Year Calendar Gives Literary Treats Every Day

December 4, 2015 by

Although many of us depend on our electronic devices to keep track of our day-to-day activities, there’s still nothing like taking pen to paper and writing things down on an actual calendar, and there are some great ones for 2016! One of our favorite finds is the Pride and Prejudice 2016 Read a Book-In-A-Year Day-to-Day Calendar. ... [Read More]


Fix-It Friday: The Case Of The Sliding Shower Door That Won’t Stay Closed

Hi Norma, Just installed a new shower door. It works well but slides back a little bit. Could you please tell me how to adjust or fix this problem? Thanks! - WYSK Reader Deborah NV: Hi Deborah! Bravo on installing the new sliding shower doors! I see in your video, though, that once in the closed position, the door “magically” slides open on its own. Here’s what we can do to fix that! ... [Read More]


She Gives Clothes A Second Life To Fund Music, Art, P.E. Programs In Schools Across America

December 2, 2015 by

Stacey Boyd has spent her entire career in education, as a teacher, a principal, and an entrepreneur. She saw firsthand how programs like music, art, and P.E. helped students succeed, but how hard it was to get funds to support those programs and how easy it was for them to get cut. So three years ago, ... [Read More]

Introducing Mix’d Ingrdnts, A Collective Of Women Artists Redefining The Street Dance Scene

Introducing Mix’d Ingrdnts, A Collective Of Women Artists Redefining The Street Dance Scene

December 2, 2015 by

Introducing Mix'd Ingrdnts… a multi-ethnic and diverse collective of women artists who work together as an all styles dance company. Founded in 2010, co-founders Jenay Anolin and Samara Atkins started the dance group as a way of artistic self-expression and to inspire social change and ... [Read More]


The Seussian Absurdity of Texas Abortion Laws

December 2, 2015 by

By Lori Day - Educational psychologist, consultant, and author of Her Next Chapter In the great state of Texas where the prickly cactus grows and the tumbleweeds tumble when the hot wind blows and politicians thump their Bibles as the money flows... is the Land of the Self-Induced Abortion. And deep in the desert, some people say, if you look deep enough you can still see, today, where Planned ... [Read More]


Reese Witherspoon To Make Film About Barbie And The Iconic Doll’s Creator, Ruth Handler

December 1, 2015 by

Hollywood's insider news source, The Tracking Board, has exclusively reported that "Reese Witherspoon and her producing partner Bruna Papandrea are in development with the origin story of the iconic Barbie doll, its company and its creator." Having picked up the book rights, the film will be based on Robin Gerber’s ... [Read More]


Powerful Images Speak To Discrimination And Abuse Women Silently Endure Around The World

December 1, 2015 by

Using the tools of his trade, Miklós Kiss, an award-winning, Budapest-based designer and artist, wanted to make a visual statement against the profound discrimination and abuse women suffer, often in silence, simply because of their gender. So he created Silent Consent, a powerful contemporary art series featuring 11 ... [Read More]