A growing body of evidence suggests that empowering women is the single biggest force for positive change in the world today.
He would give her something to cry about.
If she knew what was good for her,
she would do something with her hair.
An animated documentary about the legendary journalist who changed the game for women in reporting before women even had the right to vote.
Strength is a film about female physical and emotional strength from the point of view of a weightlifter and narrated by Adele Hampton reciting her poem ‘Lessons in Olympic Weightlifting’.
Over under the country unraveling,
the old anxiety returning,
she sits and knits pink hats
for a new generation of women marching.
We try them on as subjects, our mythical forebears,
wondering who we are: Penelope. Persephone. Eve.
Eurydice. Sleeping Beauty, Cassandra, Ophelia, Cinderella.
Sharia law: when laws are created or interpreted based on religion.
Granddad–at war with Grandmama all
my life but drawn to women, always polite–
would have said, Yes ma’am, can’t nobody run her.
I’ve been looking forward to our book reading in the community associated with “three days of peace and music” in 1968. Woodstock, New York has long been considered a sanctuary … Continue reading →
Charlotte Turner Smith: On Being Cautioned Against Walking on an Headland Overlooking the Sea, Because It Was Frequented by a Lunatic
In moody sadness, on the giddy brink,
I see him more with envy than fear
If we were sometimes silly, we were also wise enough to know that understanding and taking control of our bodies was a first step to taking control of our lives.
Charlotte Perkins Gilman addressing members of the Federation of Women’s Clubs in 1916 (Photo by Getty) . Charlotte Perkins Gilman is best known today for ‘The Yellow Wallpaper’ (1892), a … Continue reading →