Great Schweddy Balls! The Stocking Stuffer Pitch That Just Earned Our 2014 “Really?” Award

If Mr. X had bothered to actually look at our site, he’d probably realize that our editorial focus might not fit quite as well as his jockstrops apparently do.


Why Feminism Is Important: A PSA

“It’s all about equality, kids! And that’s rad.”


Feminist Approved “Baby, It’s Cold Outside”

An empowered twist on the holiday classic…

Feminist Approved “Baby, It’s Cold Outside”

Vogue Paris Puts Women In Boxes… Literally

Two real life women have been turned into lifeless, Barbie-like dress-up dolls, sealed in their very own perfect packaging, all in the name of fashion.

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Fix-it Friday with Norma Vally

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Fix-It Friday: How To Hang Holiday Decorations With Ease

Untangling a knotted ball of holiday lights - a true test of patience and character, especially if you think no one is watching. I shamefully admit to completely losing my cool last night when I got into a fist fight with a 100 count string of lights, and lost, but only after cursing up a sh** storm that led to me damning the entire holiday season and chucking the lights in the trash. ... [Read More]


One Woman, A Motorcycle And Her 3,000 Mile Journey Through Iran

December 4, 2014 by

British travel writer, Lois Pryce has found a way to combine two of her greatest loves… motorcycles and writing. The adventure traveler, also known as Lois on the Loose, has taken solo rides across the Americas and Africa, and recently finished a 3000 mile journey through Iran. “Of all my journeys, this is the one that has affected ... [Read More]


Artist Declares… My Body Is Not A Democracy, Sets New Rules For Her Empire

December 4, 2014 by

By Teafly Peterson - My body is not a democracy. My body is an empire and I am its dictator. You do not get a vote. There will be no coup d’etat. Rebel forces will not overthrow me. I am in charge of it forever. You are welcome to have your opinions. And you are welcome to keep them for yourself. Please do not leave them at the gates of my empire. They will only be thrown in the incinerator, as all of my ... [Read More]

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Tracey Spicer: This Is What I Look Like Without Make-Up

December 4, 2014 by

The entire Women You Should Know team offers our sincere thanks and gratitude to Tracey Spicer, one of Australia’s most accomplished and well respected TV news anchors and journalists, for sharing her inspiring story and brilliance with us. When the daily grooming ritual became too much of a burden for the now forty-seven year old mother of two, she decided to go cold turkey as she ... [Read More]

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Jewelry For Classy Geeks Celebrates History’s Most Fascinating Women In STEM

December 3, 2014 by

Bringing attention to some of history’s most fascinating women in science, technology, engineering and math who often go unnoticed, Auberg Designs has created these beautiful women in STEM silhouette necklaces. Including Grace Hopper, Ada Lovelace, Hypatia, Sophie Germaine, Hedy Lamarr, ... [Read More]


Meet The Inspiring 2014 L’Oreal Women Of Worth

December 3, 2014 by

Last night was the L’Oreal Paris Women of Worth annual gala, where 10 honorees were celebrated for selflessly devoting themselves to causes at the local and national level, making a difference in their communities and motivating others to get involved and create change. The honorees are tackling a variety of issues including fighting drug addiction, helping homeless veterans ... [Read More]

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Medical Breakthrough: Dr. Leslie Latterman Revolutionizes 100 Year Old Lab Coat Design To Better Suit Women Physicians

December 3, 2014 by

One morning, after coming home from an especially difficult shift, Dr. Leslie Latterman, a Board Certified Internist and practicing Hospitalist, started venting to her husband about a daily nuisance… her lab coat. It was awful: dingy, heavy, and fit like a tent. In exasperation, she yelled, ... [Read More]


Born With Curiosity, The Grace Hopper Movie

December 2, 2014 by

Grace Hopper lived a life of firsts. She was among the first girls in her neighborhood to have electricity in her home, one of the first generations of women in the US to vote in a presidential election, one of the first women ever to receive an advanced degree in mathematics, and one of only a handful of female admirals in the US Navy. ... [Read More]