It’s “Don’t Fry Day”… Be Sure To Slip, Slop, Slap, and Wrap When You’re Outdoors

To encourage sun safety awareness, the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention has designated the Friday before Memorial Day as “Don’t Fry Day”

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Elbows to Ankles: One Woman Speaks Out On The Policing Of Girls’ Bodies By Educators

“Girls’ bodies are not the problem. Our response to them, is.”

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Fix-It Friday: Low Water Pressure Faucet? Here’s An Easy Fix To Get The Flow Going

Is the flow at your faucet so low it takes 10 minutes to rinse one dish? Then this fix it for you…

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ELLE Australia Puts Breastfeeding In The Spotlight On June Cover… Subscriber Issues Only

“It was a completely natural moment that resulted in a powerful picture.”

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Fix-it Friday with Norma Vally

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Fix-It Friday: From Dull To Dynamic, Refinishing Flea Market Finds

"Hi Norma! I have furniture envy. My friends are great at finding, repurposing and refinishing furniture they find at flea markets, but they live in the country so they have the space to do these kind of projects. Any tips for those of us living in metropolitan areas that don’t have an outdoor space to work in?" - Becky Hill, WYSK reader ... [Read More]

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It Was Never A Dress: The Super Cool Initiative And Woman Behind The Image Flying All Over Social Media

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We’ve seen this image floating around social media, not grounded with much substantive info, in many cases. So as purveyors of “untold stories” we went digging for details. Turns out, it was unveiled this week by some super cool software makers at a super cool Girls in Tech event to kick-off a super cool initiative that ... [Read More]

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This Is My Face: 15-Year-Old Deconstructs Her Appearance, Makes Beautiful Point About Self-Image

April 30, 2015 by

“Every morning when I wake up this is what I see. And for the past three years, I’ve been hiding this.” But Margaret (Maggie) Wolf, an avid writer and filmmaker from Chicago, is no longer hiding. Just 15 years old, this extraordinary young woman has already dealt with what she calls, ... [Read More]

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Behind The Military Spouse Stereotypes, There’s Always Some Truth

April 30, 2015 by

By Brandee Leon - There are military spouses in our community who fit the negative stereotypes, but also those who embody the positive stereotypes as well. I recently read an article on military spouses calling for the end of spouse bashing. The piece, published on Task & Purpose, was refreshing as it offered an alternative perspective ... [Read More]

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Fangirls Get Marvel Avengers Fashion Collection That Takes The “Super” Out Of “Superhero”

April 29, 2015 by

We just covered how Marvel and Disney have a bad and consistent habit of leaving female heroines out of toy lines, but now fangirls are finally getting something all for themselves from this dynamic duo of megabrands... a limited edition fashion collection that's inspired by The Avengers. Hitting stores May 12th, the ... [Read More]

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Illustrator’s Clever Response To “Beach Body Ready” Ad Controversy

April 29, 2015 by

A couple of weeks ago, BuzzFeed reported on an advertisement from a meal replacement and protein product company featuring a bikini-clad model asking, "Are you beach body ready?" If you haven’t seen the coverage spreading across the web, here’s a brief rundown of what’s been happening, along with a look at how one of ... [Read More]

#girlyoudontneedmakeup: After This Amy Schumer Parody Video Aired Last Night, A Beautiful Thing Happened On Twitter

#girlyoudontneedmakeup: After This Amy Schumer Parody Video Aired Last Night, A Beautiful Thing Happened On Twitter

April 29, 2015 by

When Inside Amy Schumer aired last night, viewers were treated to the world debut of #girlyoudontneedmakeup, a hilarious, parody music video. On its own it's awesome, but what it inspired on Twitter is a truly beautiful thing. Allow us to set the scene: After finishing her morning routine, ... [Read More]

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Miss Piggy, “The Gloria Steinem Of The Muppet World,” To Be Honored With Prestigious Female Trailblazers Award

April 28, 2015 by

Miss Piggy, the legendary star of stage and screen who was recently called “The Gloria Steinem of the Muppet world” by the Daily Beast, is finally getting the recognition she not only deserves, but that she's chased for years. On Thursday, June 4, she will be honored as ... [Read More]