Selfie Fables: What if Disney Characters Had Instagram Accounts?

That’s what artist Simona Bonafini asked herself, and what inspired this hilarious image series.


Harassing Catcalls Transformed Into Provocative Needlepoint

“The physically delicate, traditionally feminine, form of the piece engages the viewer and confronts him/ her with a sweetness that may mask its crassness and vulgarity.”


Fix-It Friday Tip: A Flexible Way To Prop Power At The Perfect Level

No more climbing up/down ladders or ducking under and around furniture when you need to swap out and plug in a different power tool or gadget mid-chore.

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Meet The 9 Women Named National Book Awards Finalists

Winners or not, we are looking forward to adding several of these books to our growing must read list.


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Fix-it Friday with Norma Vally

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Dragons, And White Tigers, And Girl Heroes… Oh My! Designing Supermom Takes On Halloween Costume Market For Daughter

October 8, 2014 by

When Nicole Martin Larson’s daughter wanted to be Toothless from How To Train Your Dragon for Halloween, she knew that a store bought costume just wasn’t going to cut it. So the photographer and all around creative talent took matters into her own capable hands and fabricated ... [Read More]


8 Female Skaters That Changed History

October 7, 2014 by

By Nina Zietman - Skateboarding is a man’s world. At least, until these female pioneers came along and shook things up a bit. From the famous image of Patti McGee’s handstand on the cover of Life magazine in 1965 to Hillary Thompson, the world’s first transsexual pro skater, these women have been pushing new boundaries in skateboarding for decades. Without them, female skating ... [Read More]

An Innovative Swedish Subway Ad With A Powerful, “Hair-Raising” Message

An Innovative Swedish Subway Ad With A Powerful, “Hair-Raising” Message

October 7, 2014 by

Earlier this year a Swedish subway ad for the beauty brand Apolosophy got a lot of attention by showing a woman's hair blowing in the wind whenever a train arrived. The agency that came up with the ad, and developed the technology, is back with a new version. Partnering with ... [Read More]

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WYSKy Halloween: FREE Wonder Woman Pumpkin Carving Stencil

October 7, 2014 by

Want to add a dash of WYSKy style to your Halloween decorations this year? Then skip the ghoul and goblin faces, and carve HER into that prized pumpkin you just picked. Having Wonder Woman on your doorstep is sure to make the neighborhood pranksters think twice about egging your house. ... [Read More]


Yes Means Yes: UCLA Student & Sexual Assault Survivor Says New Law Will Create Monumental Cultural Shift

October 6, 2014 by

Savannah Badalich is an undergraduate student studying Gender Studies at UCLA and is the UCLA Student Wellness Commissioner, a health representative of 28,000 undergraduates. After her sexual assault by a fellow UCLA student and friend, she created ... [Read More]

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Joi Gordon: Volunteering Your Way to A New Career

October 6, 2014 by

By Career 2.0 - Not everyone is as lucky as Joi Gordon. She discovered early in her career that she needed to make a change, that job satisfaction and happiness could only result from doing something that propelled her out of bed in the morning. And while Joi may have been lucky in her timing, she says it’s never too late to do what you love, especially if what you love is living a life of community service ... [Read More]


Stating The Obvious: AdWeek Fem-vertising Panel Says Pro-Women Ads Are Effective

October 3, 2014 by

Yesterday, an all-female panel made up of industry powerhouses behind some of this year’s top pro-women ad campaigns gathered in New York for an AdWeek discussion. They came to talk about what women want more of from brands, and concluded the following, "Marketing campaigns that empower women and girls rather than ... [Read More]

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Bibbidi-Bobbidi-BOO: Artist Draws Disney Princesses Dressed Up For Halloween As Fictional Heroines

October 3, 2014 by

Last October, accomplished artist Isaiah "Izzy" Stephens, a recent Media Arts and Animation graduate of the New England Institute of Art, combined his love of drawing with his love of strong female heroes to create a special Disney Princess Halloween series that caught our attention. ... [Read More]