Courtney Church Discovers The Formula For Nerd-Chic With Periodically Inspired Brand

Her rad apparel and servingware collection features clever words and phrases formed by using the one and two-letter abbreviations of the elements’ names on The Periodic Table.

Brainy Chick

FCKH8’s “F-Bomb Princess” Video Isn’t Offensive… It’s Exploitative

“This video was scripted and slickly produced by a t-shirt company that evidently has no qualms about exploiting girls who are too young to understand the implications of the script they’re bringing to life.”

F-Bomb Feminism

Madonna’s “Like A Virgin” Is Reborn Thanks To Italy’s Singing Nun Sister Cristina Scuccia

“We turned the track the from pop-dance that it was, into a romantic ballad.”

Madonna’s “Like A Virgin” Is Reborn Thanks To Italy’s Singing Nun Sister Cristina Scuccia

Lord Of The Rings: British Designer Creates Literary Jewels From Pages Of Used Books

This handmade, bespoke jewelry collection captures the beauty of books in a truly extraordinary way.

Jayne Eyre-ring

Halle Becker

Fix-it Friday with Norma Vally

Forget True Detective Season 2… Check Out Tiny Detectives With Ellen Page And Kate Mara

Forget True Detective Season 2… Check Out Tiny Detectives With Ellen Page And Kate Mara

September 25, 2014 by

Earlier this week, Colin Farrell and Vince Vaughn were announced as the new stars of season 2 of HBO's hit crime drama True Detective, leaving leading ladies out in the cold... once again. According to Funny or Die, "The internet was unhappy with the casting of True Detective season 2, so the creators have started from scratch ... [Read More]

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Feminist Man You Should Know: John Marcotte, Founder Of Heroic Girls

September 25, 2014 by

About a year ago, compliments of the magical hand of fate (and Twitter), we had the great fortune to meet a man named John Marcotte. Let’s just say he had us at, “Nothing makes you a more active feminist than having two little girls and wanting them to have the type of limitless opportunities they deserve.” From that day forward he has been our unwavering supporter, our go-to ... [Read More]

Truly Brave… The Mashup Of All Mashups To Raise Money For The Fight Against Pediatric Cancer

Truly Brave… The Mashup Of All Mashups To Raise Money For The Fight Against Pediatric Cancer

September 25, 2014 by

TODAY’s Hoda Kotb teamed up with superstars Sara Bareilles and Cyndi Lauper, who mashed up two of their greatest hits to create "Truly Brave," a song to raise money for the fight against pediatric cancer. Hoda, a breast cancer survivor, explains her inspiration for wanting to make this powerful anthem for these ... [Read More]

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Speak All The Louder… One Woman’s Urging Following The Rape/Death Threats To Emma Watson

September 24, 2014 by

By Melissa Atkins Wardy - On Monday we all listened to and loved Emma Watson’s UN speech on feminism and gender stereotypes. As quickly as the fanfare arrived, so did the online rape threats, death threats, and website counting down the release of nude photos of the actress/UN ambassador…..just because she is a woman ... [Read More]

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New Study Reveals: Women And Girls Are Grossly Un-“Scene” In Film

September 24, 2014 by

On Monday, The Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, UN Women and The Rockefeller Foundation presented the first-ever global study on female characters in popular films. What it reveals is a deep-seated discrimination and pervasive stereotyping of women and girls by the international film industry. So despite females comprising more than 50% of ... [Read More]

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And The Grand Prize Winners Of The Google Science Fair 2014 Are…

September 24, 2014 by

…Sophie Healy-Thow, Emer Hickey and Ciara Judge, three 10th graders from Kinsale Community School in Ireland. The trio won the global online science competition for a project that examined the use of natural bacteria to increase crop output in an effort to combat world hunger, and to reduce the environmental footprint of agriculture ... [Read More]

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Michonne Of Walking Dead Joins This Family’s Female Action Figure Collection

September 23, 2014 by

By Margot Magowan - I made a few attempts to watch Walking Dead with my husband but I couldn’t take the violence. (I had the same reaction to Game of Thrones along with the rape scenes. Mad Men, I had to give up as well, because while I understand the show is about sexism, not sexist, I couldn’t handle Don Draper’s serial cheating. All those shows, I liked– the acting, ... [Read More]

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Here’s What Feminism Looks Like… According To Stock Photos

September 23, 2014 by

Like most digital media outlets and editorial sites, WYSK often relies on stock photos from 3rd party suppliers to illustrate the visual messages of some of our posts and articles. Here's how it works... you plug in a keyword(s) and the stock photo company spits back pages and pages of images that match your search, which you can then license for use. ... [Read More]