Is That A Threat? The Slippery Slope From Disagreement To Harassment

When Alison Leiby, a stand-up comic & writer, wrote a joke on Twitter, she wasn’t prepared for the violent and threatening responses she received from men.

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Gloria Steinem’s Lost Interview With Sally Ride From 1983 Remixed And Animated In 2016

“Without a doubt, I think the worst question I have gotten was whether I cried when we got malfunctions in the simulator.” – Sally Ride, 1983

Gloria Steinem’s Lost Interview With Sally Ride From 1983 Remixed And Animated In 2016

Adventurer, Stereotype Breaker and History Maker Galia Moss

“The message that I always give is to fulfill your dreams, never ever leave your dreams unrealized.”

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History-Making Olympic Legend Wilma Rudolph Inspires “The Quickest Kid in Clarksville”

“A timeless story of dreams, determination, and the power of friendship,” inspired by history-making track legend and American icon Wilma Rudolph.

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Metalcore Band Front-Woman Screams Shepherd’s Pie Recipe In Unforgettable Cooking Video

Metalcore Band Front-Woman Screams Shepherd’s Pie Recipe In Unforgettable Cooking Video

January 6, 2016 by

"Oven to 400. Let’s make something to eat." And so begins the loudest and most entertaining cooking segment we have ever witnessed. Behind the stove (and the mic) is Linzey Rae, the "scream like a girl" front-woman of The Anchor, a metalcore band based out of Denver, CO. She belts out her cooking instructions ... [Read More]

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Fitness Club Uses Breastfeeding Image To Market “Commit To Something” Message

January 5, 2016 by

Equinox, a chain of high-end fitness clubs, released a new marketing campaign titled "Commit to Something," featuring a collection of seven images the brand deems "bold," "powerful," "real," and "provocative." According to the press release, each "celebrates various forms of commitment, addressing socially ... [Read More]

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I Was Sexually Assaulted By My Rideshare Passenger

January 5, 2016 by

By Maggie Young Disclaimer: All events described are based upon my accounts of the events that occurred on the evening of November 27th, 2015. My passengers are always surprised to see me. I’m almost always the first female driver they’ve had. We are a rarity, at only about 19% at Lyft, 15% at Sidecar, and 8% at Uber. As a new author and freelance writer, the gig works for me. There’s no ... [Read More]

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8-Year-Old Asks Hasbro “How Could You Leave Out Rey?”

January 5, 2016 by

Here we go again… it seems as though every time a new blockbuster movie comes out that features kickass female heroines, the companies releasing the branded merchandise exclude the women from the toy aisle. We saw it with Black Widow when Avengers: Age of Ultron was released, and now Rey from Star Wars has been left out ... [Read More]

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Let’s Skip The Post-Holiday Fat Talk

January 5, 2016 by

By Lori Day - 'Tis the season to bash our bodies in front of our daughters, talking obsessively about how many pounds we've gained over the holidays and the urgent need to shed them. Weight loss is a common New Year's resolution, and one that receives much public discussion. Here's an idea: Let's not do that. If we decide to diet and ramp up our exercise regime, we can just do it, but not talk about it ... [Read More]

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6 Christmas Quotes To Make You Feel Merry & Bright By Women You Probably Know

December 24, 2015 by

A dash of inspiration mixed with a splash of humor, and a pinch of honesty, makes one heck of a WYSKy Christmas cocktail that's sure to make you feel merry & bright. So raise your glasses to 6 women you probably know as we toast their wise and witty thoughts on the season. ... [Read More]

Heartwarming Animated Short Offers Big Lesson In Making Time For What You Love

Heartwarming Animated Short Offers Important Lesson In Making Time For What You Love

December 24, 2015 by

"Every winter, a magical snowman puts on a show for a little girl. But over time, life pulls them apart. Will she remember to take the time for what she loved?" This is the heartwarming story of Lily & The Snowman, a 2-minute animated short with an important lesson for viewers of all ages. PS - tissues required. Produced by Cineplex Movies ... [Read More]

Meet Madeline Gannon… Robot Tamer

Meet Madeline Gannon… Robot Tamer

December 23, 2015 by

The cutting edge work that Madeline Gannon does is highly complex, but to put it in the simplest terms, she invents "better ways to communicate with machines that make things." Most recently Madeline set out to develop a way for industrial robots, which she describes as "truly incredible" machines, but "fairly dumb" and "very dangerous" due to their inability to "see" their surroundings, to more safely ... [Read More]