history

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

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Beth Haywooda year ago
Wronged Women
In my time learning history from the Ancient Greeks to the Tudors, I have begun to notice in a pattern in how the history that we know is far from the actual truth. History is not a new subject, Histo...
April Demarcoa year ago
Most Famous Female Engineers in History
From the 1800s to now, famous female engineers continue to make their mark on history, creating groundbreaking inventions that will alter our lives day to day. As huge milestones for women, and huge m...
10 Crazy Things Women Couldn't Do 50 Years Ago
Even though we still are lacking some equal rights... us women are still so grateful for the advantages and freedom compared to how it was 50 years ago. Being a woman today, we have the ability to liv...
Leona Freebusha year ago
The Heroic Horseback Librarians of The Great Depression
The Great Depression came swiftly and severely, plunging America into poverty. Stock prices started slipping in September 1929. Within a month the market crashed and worldwide GDP fell by 15 percent. ...
Jennifer Violeta year ago
Famous Female Lawyers Who Have Blazed Trails
There are many male-dominated areas in the world of politics. Just a low percentage make up the women working in that field. But those hardworking women never allow the men to talk them down, even if ...
Kelsey Langea year ago
Deadliest Female Assassins in World History
The most horrific, disgusting, terrifying, and evil women in world history. As hard as it is to wrap your head around, these female assassins' stories are very real and very appalling to learn. Rangin...
Karina Thyraa year 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. Lelloa year 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 year 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 year 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...
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 year 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...
Jules Fortmana year 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 Jonesa year 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 Acostaa year 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 2 years 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 Johnson2 years 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...