The campaigns to get women on American and Canadian currency got me thinking: who are the women who have been on the money? What are their stories? Do they have great hair?
I want us to embark on some serious herstorical journeys through time, but I simply cannot condense herstory into one post, so I’m gonna condense everyone else’s pieces, books, movies, and projects about women’s history into one instead!
“She was regarded as mentally wrong by young men.”
A short documentary about one of the most badass pioneering women in computer science? Directed by Gillian Jacobs? I’m here for that, and I feel like you are too.
People would look surprised and say, “But…you can’t be a girl. You’re a blacksmith!”
A rich LGBT watering hole history, the last lesbian bar’s betrayal, and thoughts on the current landscape of queer women’s parties and spaces — a dramatic tale of Portland, Oregon bar culture.
This past Saturday, just a few hours before the Millions March in NYC, I sat down with Barbara Smith, a Black lesbian feminist legend.
If you or someone you love likes old things, thrift stores, antiques, records, and eating at classic diners, you’re in the right place.
Nancy Kates’ new documentary, now airing on HBO, is a portrait of the queer woman who made knowledge sexy.
A Cinderella story, with less bibbidi bobbidi and a lot more astronomy.
Not everything science has given us has made our lives better.
A lot of women went through a lot of shit so you could vote, so shut up and do it.
Although the nation’s highest offices have been sought by many badass women, we have yet to win. It’s enough to make me wish we could go back in time and vote for, well, these chicks.
The Smithsonian’s LGBT collection isn’t all-encompassing, but it still has some awesome stuff!
Stories of ten incredible women who have overcome everything from racism to gravity to frostbite in order to push us all forward.
Let us celebrate the life and legacy of a civil rights heroine, Yuri Kochiyama.
“For me, as a black, lesbian, masculine-of-center woman, I thank her for showing me how to make my invisible self visible.”
“I slept in your place and on your pillow — it was most as good as the cigarette you lit and gave me all gooey — not quite, for we had you and the sweet taste too — I am foolish about you I admit.”
“The fact that both male and female homosexuals congregate on one island no doubt gives them a sense of what might be called herd-security, much like sheep gathering together under a tree during a storm.”
What do other people think of us?! The country wants to know.