Lise Meitner: Women Weren’t Allowed to Attend University. She Self-Studied Her Way to a Doctorate.

She was the first woman in Germany to become a full professor and later run a Physics department. Albert Einstein called her “the German Marie Curie” After World World II, the Allies called her “the Mother of the Atomic Bomb.” And yet, when Hahn, her research partner, was awarded the Nobel Peace price in Chemistry … Read more

Sarah ‘Fanny’ Durack: Australia Didn’t Want To Send Her to the Olympics. So She Raised Her Own Funds and Won the Gold Medal

Fanny Durack: Who Was She? Fanny Durack was an Australian swimmer and the first female to win an Olympic gold medal for Australia. She won the 100 meters freestyle event at the 1912 Stockholm Olympics, setting a new world record in the process. In addition to her Olympic success, Durack won two silver medals in … Read more

Cindy Gallop: How To End Rape Culture With Love

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“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

5 Badass Feminist Costumes To Slay Halloween In 2022

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Here are our top feminist costumes for 2022: Harriet Tubman Costume Harriet Tubman is an iconic figure in American history, and her story is one that continues to inspire people of all ages. Her courageous acts during the Civil War helped to free hundreds of slaves, and she is remembered as a powerful voice for … Read more

Miriam Makeba: Anti-Apartheid Singer That Was The “The Voice of Africa”

Miram Makeba: Birth & Early Life Miriam Makeba was first sent to prison when she was just 18 months old. It was 1932, the height of the Great Depression. Her mother, Regina Makeba, was a Swazi sangoma (traditional healer). She typically worked as a domestic worker, but she also set up an illegal brewery at … Read more

Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz: The 17-year-old Who Proved That She Was Smarter Than Mexico’s Experts

Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz: Who Was She? Born in 1651, Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz was a Mexican nun, scholar, author and feminist. She was a polymath whose mastery of multiple fields such as literature, philosophy, science, and music made her a remarkable figure in history. At the ripe age of 17, … Read more