Meet Saffron Lamb… The Original Spice Girl Gets New Start On Life

“… just about everyone could smell the eau du desperate she was wearing from a mile away.”

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100 Years Of Birth Control

Brush up on your birth control history, and see how far we’ve come.


Barbie Fashionistas Trade Glam Accessories For Medieval Armor Thanks To This Guy And His 3D Printer

With his “Faire Play” armor, this hobbyist 3D printing rock star is now an emerging hero in the if-only-Barbie-was-represented-as-a-stronger-woman circles.

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

“When I had my photos removed from Instagram, I felt as if I was being bullied once again, and this time by a corporation.”





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]

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To Speak Or Not To Speak? The Art Of Shutting Up And Being A Friend

I’ve seen a lot of articles in the media lately about the choice to be childfree (even by WYSK’s own Cynthia Hornig), and at this stage in my life, these pieces are affirming and encouraging to me. They make me feel like I’m not a crazy, selfish, baby-hating pariah and that there are other people out there who I can play mahjong with when I’m old and alone, stuck in ... [Read More]

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Chocolate Day 2014: 5 Really Good Reasons To Eat Dark Chocolate Today And Every Day

July 7, 2014 by

Chocoholics rejoice... today, Monday, July 7th is Chocolate Day, an indulgent holiday that pays homage to your favorite, oh-so-satisfying and highly-additive drug (seriously) of choice. Not that anyone we know needs an excuse to rendezvous with a decadent square, bar, truffle or ganache, but for those who do need ... [Read More]


It’s Time To #StopTheBeautyMadness!

July 7, 2014 by

By Robin Rice and Lisa Meade - Enough of the impossible standards. Enough of the "ideal" image. Most of all, enough of the feeling of NOT ENOUGH when it comes to your own beauty. There also comes a time when an entire culture of women have had it. When blogs and ad campaigns and AS-IS selfie pictures start to change the rules of the game. That time is now. That culture is this culture. ... [Read More]


Buy A Poem, Help A Girl.

July 7, 2014 by

Since 2001, WriteGirl has been giving teen girls the power of the pen and helping them to find their own voices. The writing and mentoring program promotes creativity, critical thinking and leadership skills. Through this innovative combination, these young women gain confidence and write their way to brilliant futures. For the third year in a row the Los Angeles based organization, named California’s ... [Read More]