Just like you and I contain multitudes, so does the movement which advocates for women’s empowerment and equality.
Stories of ten incredible women who have overcome everything from racism to gravity to frostbite in order to push us all forward.
Where would you go on your queer pilgrimage?
President Obama is puttin’ his rainbow mardi gras beads on, Rachel Jeantel has a diploma (bitches!), and also: A BEAR IN A HAMMOCK. IMPORTANT.
I wanted to create these mini shrines devoted to the badass bitches, feminists, queers and women of color, who’ve paved the way for us, so that we can be inspired and empowered by them everyday.
“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.”
“As this Black History Month winds down, let’s remember that reclaiming histories is not a one-shot deal. Let’s take time to be thankful for these lesbians who kept it queer and kept it real.”
Angela Davis will never be silenced, and her speaking out means that the rest of us are safely carried on the backs of giants when we do so ourselves.
Before there was sexting, there was inserting obvious sexual metaphors into benign-looking letters and adding romantic overtones to keep it classy.
Let’s put the LGBT in D and go strolling through the snow.
What do you buy someone who fuels themselves only on the knowledge that the world is an inherently imbalanced structure built to take advantage of people made the most vulnerable by its constructs?
‘Extraordinary Women in Science & Medicine’, an exhibit at The Grolier Club, highlight women scientists who transcended gender-related societal constraints, including two queer women.
“Being an activist leader brought dozens of women to my bed,” Córdova recalls. “Power seemed to attract people, and my political life put me at the center of the action.”
Sarah Prager created Quist to make navigating our past a little bit easier.
Here are some women – queer, feminist, or courageous long before either of those terms was invented – whose names ought to be common currency, and on it too.
(After you read this post you will, though.)
“I shouldn’t have to “reclaim” my dapper style. It was all of ours to begin with.” Two essays on dapper from Anita Dolce Vita and Blakeley Calhoun.
Cara’s Team Pick: “Women In Punk” offers dozens of hours of your favorite rock stars spliced together real nice on your computer. Wear your best headphones.
On flappers, Zelda Fitzgerald, and sleeping around.
The first album I came to own on vinyl was “Pearl.”