Mary Poppins Quits Over Minimum Wage Pay [VIDEO]

Actor Kristen Bell channels her inner Mary Poppins in this hilarious new video for Funny or Die.

Mary Poppins Quits Over Minimum Wage Pay [VIDEO]

Anna Runs America… 28 Year Old Covering 3,200 Miles For U.S. Veterans

Powered by nothing but her own two legs, iron clad will, and compassion, she’s making the epic cross-country journey to benefit Team Red, White and Blue.

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A Shot Of WYSKy With Pioneering Aviatrix Amelia Earhart… Her Timeless Advice To Women

Today, on what would have been her 117th birthday, we’re celebrating everything the pioneering aviatrix represents: courage, vision, and groundbreaking achievements.

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JCPenney Shows Body Diversity With Mannequins Inspired By “Real People”

The company unveiled five “inclusive” mannequins in their New York City store last week.

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Why Feminist Actress Zoe Saldana Looks To Space To Find Better Female Roles

July 2, 2014 by

Zoe Saldana is an actress and vocal champion for equality and feminism. She’s also the "reigning queen of scifi franchises," with Star Trek, Avatar and now Guardians of the Galaxy under her belt. Zoe recently told Badass Digest what draws her to these scripts and why she looks to space to find better female roles ... [Read More]

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These Inspiring Illustrations Have Us Thinking Body And Beauty Positive

July 2, 2014 by

Carol Rossetti is a 26-year-old illustrator and graphic designer from Belo Horizonte, Brazil. We came across her beautiful work online and needed to know more about her and her inspired body and beauty positive illustrations. WYSK connected with Carol and here’s what she shared with us: ... [Read More]

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On The Backs Of Women: Former Hobby Lobby Employee Gives Insider’s Look At How The Retail Giant Treats Women

July 1, 2014 by

By Hannah Matis - So I worked for Hobby Lobby for about eight months, when I was finishing my PhD and was no longer stipended and needed the cash to get by. I worked on a deeply part-time basis, primarily in the frame shop of a big store here in South Bend, Indiana. ... [Read More]

The EPA Chica Squad Is Cleaning Up Their Community

The EPA Chica Squad Is Cleaning Up Their Community

July 1, 2014 by

Last week, with much fanfare, Google launched its Made With Code campaign, a new initiative to encourage young women to learn how to code. Among the resources they are providing, including programs, links, downloads and projects, they have also created a fantastic series of videos of young women making things with code. ... [Read More]

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The Will To Grill… America’s Female Grilling Expert Shares Her ABCs Of Grilling

July 1, 2014 by

This weekend, as we celebrate July 4th, millions of Americans will take to the grill (84%, in fact). And according to the 25th annual Weber GrillWatch Survey, more women than ever before (25% of us) are taking control of the tongs when it comes to grilling outdoors. ... [Read More]

Lucy Liu Goes Behind The Lens To Expose Child Sex Trafficking

Lucy Liu Goes Behind The Lens To Expose Child Sex Trafficking

June 30, 2014 by

WARNING: Graphic material. Millions of girls and boys are trafficked into places where they are exploited, sexually violated, and abused on a daily basis. Lucy Liu, known for the strong roles she plays as an actress, is using her influence and vision to bring attention to the worldwide epidemic of child sex trafficking with the new film MEENA. The film, which is Liu’s ... [Read More]

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Retrieved: Charlotte Dumas Honors Search And Rescue Dogs Of 9/11 With Powerful Portrait Series

June 30, 2014 by

In September 2011, Women You Should Know set out to honor a specific group of 9/11 first responders… the women, as none of us could recall seeing any news coverage or pictures of female firefighters, police officers, EMTs, FBI agents, etc. in the ten years since the attacks. Dutch photographer Charlotte Dumas had a similar idea, ... [Read More]

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BMI Charts Put This Woman Into The Overweight Category… And She Has Something To Say About It

June 30, 2014 by

By Amber Rogers - This picture is an accurate representation of what I look like today. Most people would say I look fit. Only the most extreme would say I am fat. I am regularly referred to as 'lean' and 'thin'. And yet. I weigh 170 pounds, which puts me just into the 'overweight' category ... [Read More]