Today for Women’s History Month, I offer you the official honorees of 2015. Today in women’s history March 12 1637: Anne Hyde born: first wife of King James II of Great Britain, […]
I have an adult daughter I adore. I have a B.A. in social justice issues along with a Women's Studies concentration and a philosophy minor. I love spoken word poetry, reading, writing, crochet, baking sweets, and genealogy.
Next up, I offer some women of science. Rosalind Franklin: Rosalind Franklin was an English chemist and X-ray crystallographer who made critical contributions to the understanding of the fine molecular structures of DNA […]
Today for Women’s History Month, I offer a list of women heads of state in the 20th century. The link I’ve provided has further links to biographical sketches of each head of state. […]
It is Women’s History Month and my goal is to post about a different woman every day for the rest of March. Dominique Christina is a poet, artist, activist, educator, author and self-described […]
This is the beginning of the Wikipedia article on Susan Glaspell: Susan Keating Glaspell (July 1, 1876 – July 27, 1948) was an American Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, actress, novelist, and journalist.
What would it take to get American men into the streets to protest rape? It has happened in other countries.
(TRIGGER WARNING: sexual assault) A little over two years ago, a young couple in India went to see a movie. They were celebrating the young woman’s completion of her exams to get […]
Yes, that’s actually what my mother said. S’s mother and my mother were very close friends going back to their high school days, so S. and I grew up together, ultimately losing […]
I have been passionately researching my family history for over twenty years. The first issue a genealogist will notice is the difficulty in tracing matrilineal lines. Records on women simply were not […]
(warning: graphic content) patriarchal principle: Men are entitled to take up space “Manspreading” refers to men sitting in public spaces with their legs spread wide apart. Anyone – and especially a woman […]
Warning, ladies – you probably don’t! Wait, gentlemen, please don’t run away! Yes, I am about to start throwing around words like uterus, ovaries, vagina, clitoris, nipples, orgasm, and hysterectomy. Here under […]