I love Letters of Note, and this recent one is a new favorite. In March of 1812, “Almroth Wright wrote a lengthy, pompous letter to The Times in which he argued that women should not be allowed to vote, and in fact should be kept away from politics altogether, due to their supposed psychological and…Read More
I joined the Feminist Sticker Club a while back and I’m loving the stickers that surprise me in the mail every few weeks. For $2.50/month, it’s fun & the stickers are great quality. This month’s two stickers on equal pay are especially well-timed, since we hit the day of the year earlier this week that…Read More
“If society will not admit woman’s free development, then society must be remodeled.” –Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell She was the first woman in America to earn a medical degree (in 1849) and she’s also totally right.Read More
Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature hosted by The Broke and The Bookish. There’s a new topic every week inviting everyone to share their lists. This Week’s Topic: Top Ten Books That Would Be On Your Syllabus If You Taught (?) 101 — And my 101 course would be: Books by and/or featuring feminists.…Read More
Elizabeth Warren continues to be a badass who stands up for what she believes in and fights for Americans every day. She should be in charge of more things, like maybe the whole country. Here’s a quick overview of the video in gifs: (Thanks for the gifs, Salon.)Read More
The statistics are still so dreadful for women in film… it’s not just good ol’ fashioned misogyny that everyone’s quietly tolerated for years. It’s legitimate discrimination based on gender, which is illegal.
Have you seen the Healthcare Triage channel on YouTube? It’s great! If there’s a healthcare issue you’re wondering about, there’s a good chance they’ve covered it (or will soon).Read More