Bashkirtseff, Marie. In the Studio. 1881. Oil on canvas. Dnipropetrovsk State Art Museum, Ukraine.
This week has been almost unbearably brutal. I am heartbroken, exhausted, and also incandescent with rage. I know I'm not alone in those feelings. I wanted to shine a spotlight on an incredibly timely upcoming release: Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women's Anger by Rebecca Traister. Goodreads Synopsis: From Rebecca Traister, the New... Continue Reading →
Here's some of the International Women's Day coverage I've been reading on the Internet this week: -Hello Giggles provided a helpful guide on How to Argue for Women's Rights Because, in 2018, We're Still Arguing -Over at The Cut, Rebecca Traister shines a spotlight on 10 Women Running for Political Office to Watch in... Continue Reading →
On this day 100 years ago, some British women were granted the right to vote. The Representation of the People Act of 1918 was passed on February 6th, 1918, establishing voting rights for women who were over 30 and: a property owner, a University graduate voting in a university constituency, a member of government, or married to... Continue Reading →
The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women, Kate Moore Published May 2nd, 2017 In America during the early half of the twentieth-century, radium was all the rage. It was heralded as a health-giving substance and featured in products such as: cosmetics, lingerie, tonic water, toothpaste, and wrist-watches. It is the latter-along with wartime... Continue Reading →
Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme created by The Broke and the Bookish blog. This week's topic is: Back to School related, so I decided to create a list for an Intersectional Feminism 101 class. I've read a few of these, while the rest are on my TBR list. 1. We Should All Be... Continue Reading →