Famous Lesbians in History: Ultimate List [2024 UPDATED]

Throughout history, there have been a number of notable queer women who have made their mark on the world. From Queen Christina of Sweden to Anne Lister, these brave individuals were not afraid to express themselves and live openly as lesbians, even when it was illegal or not talked about. Queen Christina of Sweden (1626–1689) … Read more

10 Black Female Authors To Read in 2023 [NEW & CLASSICS]

African-American women have always been major contributors to literature in the United States, yet often their stories are overlooked or undervalued. However, there is an ever-growing lineup of talented black female authors who are reclaiming their space and making waves. From the earliest days of African-American literature to now, these writers have created powerful works … Read more

Margaret Sanger: The Life of the Racist, Pro-Eugenics Abortion Activist

Margaret Sanger

Margaret Sanger (1879-1966) was a nurse and birth control activist from the United States. She is one of the most well-known and respected figures in the women’s rights movement. She devoted her life to improving women’s access to safe, reliable contraception and advocating for reproductive freedom. Sanger grew up in a large family in New … Read more

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Lulu White: The Black Owner of New Orleans’s Most Notorious Brothel, Mahogany Hall

Lulu White

Before there was the French Quarter, there was Storyville. New Orleans’ Red Light District was established in 1897 and named for city alderman Sidney Story, who wrote the ordinance that created the district. It was the first district in the United States that attempted to regulate prostitution of women by designating a specific district for … Read more

Female Astronauts: The Ultimate List [2023 Updated]

When most people think of astronauts, they tend to think of men. But there have been many incredible women who have also taken to the stars – literally. But women have played an essential part in space exploration as well as being trailblazing scientists. Here’s a list of some of the most notable female astronauts. … Read more

Ann Hodges: She Took A Nap & Was Hit By A Meteorite!

Ann Hodges at the hospital after being hit by a meteorite

Ann Hodges: What Happened To Her? In 1954, 34 year old Ann Hodges was napping peacefully on her couch, in her house in Sylacauga, Alabama. Suddenly, a meteorite crashed through the roof of her house and hit her. This event made headlines all over the world, and Ann’s story continues to capture imaginations to this … Read more

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Mary Lumpkin: Enslaved Women That Freed A Prison Jail & Taught Them To Read

Mary Lumpkin: Enslaved Women That Freed A Prison Jail & Taught Them To Read

Mary Lumpkin: What Is She Known For? Mary Lumpkin was born in the peak of slavery in the United States. Slaves were considered mere property, and were sold for the owners’ benefit, regardless of their families, children, and desires. Slave owners often maintained order at the plantation with brute force, and deliberately kept enslaved people … Read more

Cindy Gallop: How To End Rape Culture With Love

Cindy Gallop

“We end rape culture by doing something incredibly simple that nevertheless, nobody else anywhere on the internet is doing. We end rape culture by showing you how wonderful, great consensual communicative sex is in the real world.” The bold claims are made by Cindy Gallop – a trailblazing woman if ever there was one.   An … Read more