These Images Have Women Fading Into The Background

New York body-painting artist Trina Merry gives New York sights, a new look.


Meet The Women Of “Women Against Feminism” Through Their Selfies

There’s an anti-feminist storm brewing in social media land… and this one is estrogen fueled.

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Snarky Greeting Cards Reveal Sweet Sentiments

For when a generic greeting card just won’t do the trick!


Emma Lazarus: The Woman Who Gave The Statue Of Liberty Her Powerful Voice

“Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free…”





EXCLUSIVE: Samm Newman, The Young Woman Deleted By Instagram, Speaks Out

July 18, 2014 by

By Samm Newman - A lot of people know me as the "plus-size teen" accusing Instagram of size discrimination, and, by a lot of people, I mean upwards of a million! Overnight, I became the discussion on local and national news stations and websites all over America. Within days, my story made it ... [Read More]

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Fix-It Friday: Conquering the Abyss… How To Put The Space Under The Stairs To Good Use

July 18, 2014 by

"My kitchen pantry is under the stairs! It's not closed in and my husband says he wants to make sure he does it correctly to code. I've been waiting 7 years!! While I am waiting, I put my pots and pans on a wire free standing shelf. I am constantly knocking pans back ... [Read More]


Attention Walmart Shoppers: You’ll Soon Be Able To Spot Products From Women Owned Brands

July 17, 2014 by

Beginning this September, retail giant Walmart is going to make it easier for shoppers to spot products from women owned brands, everything from lingerie to salsa. The indicator logo will be a small, circular symbol currently in the works by two nonprofits in conjunction with the retail giant. ... [Read More]


Living History: Bound Feet Women Of China, A Photo Documentary

July 17, 2014 by

Unrealistic beauty standards aren’t exclusive to modern society, or to western culture. Documentary photographer and cultural anthropologist Jo Farrell captures one of the oldest barbaric “beauty” rituals in her photography project, Living History: Bound Feet Women Of China. The project chronicles and celebrates the lives ... [Read More]

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Judging A Book (Or Beer) By Its Cover: The Evolution Of Chick Beer

July 17, 2014 by

In January 2012, we proudly raised our beer glasses to toast several pioneering female brewmasters who are tirelessly working to make women a more robust, recognized and respected force in the beer industry. These are women who are brewing and fermenting beer, an ancient art first attributed to females, with stellar skills at the highest possible quality for ALL beer drinkers to ... [Read More]


Cool Bike Helmets Combine Style And Safety

July 16, 2014 by

With bike lanes drawn on many city roads and bike sharing programs growing nationwide, cycling has been making a move into the mainstream. While it’s exciting to see this rapid growth, there’s also cause for concern as biking accidents resulting in brain injuries and fatalities are also on the rise. The statistics on bicycle helmets make it very clear… wearing them saves lives. ... [Read More]

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She Would Have Been 103 Today. Here Are A Few Lesser Known Reasons Why Ginger Rogers Was A Badass.

July 16, 2014 by

As the famous quote goes, "Ginger Rogers did everything that Fred Astaire did. She just did it backwards and in high heels." On what would have been the stage and screen legend’s 103rd birthday, we’re celebrating the lesser known reasons why Ginger was a Woman You Should Know ... [Read More]

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10 Things You Should Know About Women You Should Know

July 16, 2014 by

1. We’re more than just a "pretty face"-book page. Our Facebook page is a dynamic extension of the true heart of Women You Should Know... our main editorial site, which made its inspiring debut on the world wide web on September 7, 2011 with this heartfelt story and this pioneering woman. 2. While it’s our daily privilege and labor of love to tell the untold stories of ... [Read More]