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

You asked, she answered. Our home improvement expert Norma “Toolbelt Diva” Vally puts an end to one readers 7 year wait to have a proper pantry under her stairs.

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

A small logo placed on a product will indicate… “Hey, I’m made by a woman-led business!”


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

Jo Farrell captures one of the oldest barbaric “beauty” rituals in her newest photography project.


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

Why? Because this whole idea of making and marketing a beer exclusively for women using clichés and stereotypes just feels super lame, not to mention lazy.

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New Female Artist Takes Batgirl From Cheesecake-y To Practical

July 10, 2014 by

Batgirl, everyone’s favorite female member of the DC Comics Bat family, is Barbara Gordon, a confident young woman as committed to justice as her father, Gotham City’s top cop Commissioner Gordon. This October, the kickass Superheroine, who has bailed out the Dark Knight himself on countless occasions, is getting a brand new look that’s said to be "way more practical ... [Read More]


Leyah Shanks Is Leading A Revolution… The Body Confidence Revolution

July 10, 2014 by

Leyah Shanks was relentlessly bullied from a young age. This, combined with seeing all the “perfect” images that lined the pages of the magazines she read, caused her to hate herself, her body and feel utterly worthless. Fortunately, a switch flipped and she started to see things and herself differently. Today, the 21 year old Woman You Should Know ... [Read More]

Frozen Is The New Black: A Brilliant Mashup

Frozen Is The New Black: A Brilliant Mashup

July 10, 2014 by

Are you a fan of Frozen and Orange Is The New Black? Well then, this is for you...actually, you don't really need to be a fan of either to be thoroughly entertained by this new mashup, created by animator and comedian Leigh Lahav. As the story goes... Elsa must serve time in princess prison for freezing the kingdom of Arendelle. She's joined by fellow Disney princess inmates including Ariel, Mulan and ... [Read More]


An Israeli Soldier’s Mother… In Her Own Words

July 9, 2014 by

Editor's Note: The following is an op-ed piece from A Soldier’s Mother, republished by Women You Should Know with permission. The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Women You Should Know. By Paula R. Stern - I can't formulate the words to write what I need to write. ... [Read More]


Porn Vs. Protection… A Melanoma Warrior Shares Her Thoughts On “Cute” Tans

July 9, 2014 by

By Timna Understein - I came across a story the other day, that has me thinking about how we (not me... and not most who are reading this), as a nation, seem to focus our attention on such strange things, when there are actually important issues, issues of monumental importance, that need our dedication. ... [Read More]


Meet The ReFashionista, She’ll Change The Way You Think About Fashion

July 9, 2014 by

Writer, designer, and eco-fashion revolutionary, Jillian Owens, aka the ReFashionista, is out to change the way the world thinks about fashion. Jillian started to refashion ugly thrift store duds into high fashion frocks when she became “Sickened by the rise of fast fashion giants who rely on unethical labor practices and worried about the impact on our planet ... [Read More]


10 Things You Should Know About Pioneering Food Writer Clementine Paddleford

July 8, 2014 by

Meet Clementine Paddleford (September 27, 1898 - November 13, 1967)... America’s culinary "it" girl of the 1950s. The pioneering food writer and columnist had an unparalleled ability to describe foods and their flavors, and is said to have intensively researched the articles she wrote for publications like ... [Read More]


A Muslim Girl Who Wears The Hijab Draws Herself As Comic Book Characters

July 8, 2014 by

Nora is a 17-year old from Canada who describes herself as “A Muslim girl who wears the hijab and prefers to wear long/loose things that go below the butt.” So when she started to draw herself as her favorite comic book characters as part of the Tumblr Draw Yourself Challenge, she stayed true to her religious and style convictions. ... [Read More]