history

The roots of feminism were planted millennia ago; we must understand feminism throughout history to contemplate how much farther we can go.

Karina Thyra7 days ago
Brie Larson to Produce & Star in Victoria Woodhull Biopic: 5 More Women Forgotten by History Who Deserve Their Own Films
Women played different roles in changing the path of history. They were scientists, composers, warriors, writers and leaders. Still, there are many whose stories remain unheard of; their struggles and...
A. Louise Lello11 days ago
Marie Antoinette: Debunking the Myths
Everyone, for the most part, has at least heard the name of the most notorious queen, Marie Antoinette. If not her name, they've at least heard the infamous fable of the phrase: "Let them eat cake." F...
Sierra Georgea month ago
The Unsung Women of WWII: The WASPs
If you've ever attended school, you must know about the Second World War and how countries all over the globe came together to fight a war of political ideology of every extreme. Democracy, Fascism, T...
Sahala Smitha month ago
The Unfamed Sisters of Science
When you think about women in science, your mind will often drift to names like Marie Curie and Ada Lovelace. Whilst these women do indeed deserve the praise they get in their field, my own school cur...
Shante Hernandeza month ago
Anne Frank
The Diary of Anne Frank is a very popular, number-1 selling book in the whole wide world. Before the diary became popular, the beautiful young writer Anne Frank was born Annelies Marie Frank on June 1...
Lainey Millera month ago
The First Lady of American Cinema
Miss Lillian Gish was a pioneer in film. A natural-born actress by heart, she lent her talents to the stage before transitioning to film. Upon its creation, she was quickly introduced to this new plat...
Toni-Jade Harlow2 months ago
Remembering Virginia Rappe
Disclaimer: As much as I wish I had solid information on Virginia, I don't. A lot of my information will be sourced from articles and I don't claim any of it to be true. I'm just trying to put a littl...
Toni-Jade Harlow2 months ago
The Ziegfeld Girls: Ann Pennington
Ann Pennington is probably one of the lesser talked about Ziegfeld Girls, Heaven only knows why since she was such a lovely and kind person. In alphabetical order (as you may have guessed, my last pos...
Toni-Jade Harlow3 months ago
The Ziegfeld Girls: Anna Held
I'm going to be talking about the Ziegfeld Girls of 1907 through to 1931. Ziegfeld has always been one of my favorite topics, there's just so much to discuss. I'll be blogging every day until I've spo...
Jules Fortman3 months ago
A Timeline of the Feminist Movement
Feminism has changed the world we live in, and these days, many of us couldn't imagine living in a world like The Handmaid's Tale. Not too long ago, though, that was basically what reality was like fo...
Nataleigh Jones3 months ago
Beautifully Silent Part 1
I have tried to fight the currents of life, from wanting to keep something how it is to having something ripped from your grasp. When you are young, you don't know much; you only know who to love, who...
Joely Acosta3 months ago
Women of Color, Shirley Chisholm and Intersectionality
Shirley Chisholm was the first U.S. Black woman to be elected into the House of Representatives in 1961. She becomes the political embodiment of the needs and wants of the poverty-ridden neighborhood ...
Why Were Women So Accused of Being Witches in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries?
Opening Early modern Europe was the epicentre of many social, religious and economic changes. Against the backdrop of the Reformation and the Peasant Wars in the early sixteenth century, the belief in...
Swaay 4 months ago
5 Unsung Female War Heroes
It’s not often you hear tales of female war heroes. And why? Because women were only allowed into combat in very recent history. The first female U.S participants in war (officially) was in the last y...
Sarah Johnson5 months ago
Entheogen, Goddess Within
At some point in human evolution, something changed. We moved from being primarily concerned with survival to being creative, abstract, and spiritual. We created myths and rituals to help us to find o...
Rachel Lesch5 months ago
Paulita Maxwell: The Woman, the Myth, the Legend
Paulita Maxwell was born around 1864-5 in the town of Mora, New Mexico. She was the daughter of Lucien Bonaparte Maxwell, a wealthy and respected landowner. The New Mexico border with Old Mexico was t...
Sarah Johnson5 months ago
Enchantress Archetypes Past and Present
Spirituality that fell outside of organized religion was once regarded as a fringe hippie hobby, but times are changing. Metaphysical pastimes like crystals, essential oils, energy healing, and tarot ...
Jennifer York5 months ago
Freud, Jung, and the Women
Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung were Victorian-era psychologists who, first together and separately, evolved a radical new "talking therapy" that revolutionized the treatment of the mentally ill. The Vict...