Women’s History Month: The Women of the Zapatista Movement

NEVERTHELESS SHE PERSISTED Knowledge Drop đź’§ Women’s History Month While American women argue about making 76 cents to every dollar that a man makes—while unfair—these Zapatista indigenous women of Chiapas, Mexico fight a racist, theocratic, militaristic state that is hostile … Continue reading

Women’s History Month: Dr. Helen Caldicott

Women’s History Month: Dr. Helen Caldicott

A Woman You Need To Know Dr. Helen Caldicott was nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize by Nobel Laureate, Linus Pauling, the Smithsonian Institute named her one of the most influential women of the 20th Century and history will show that her anti-nuclear … Continue reading

Remember Val the Bartender? She wrote a book about Hillary Clinton—sort of

For the election that never ended, what better way to calm our nerves than with a nice, strong cocktail? What’s the harm? We’re already experiencing a year-long hangover, anyway. And, really, has there been a single day since Trump and … Continue reading

Remembering Marlene Dietrich On Her 115th Birthday

Remembering Marlene Dietrich On Her 115th Birthday

REAL WOMEN WEAR PANTSUITS! An original who is still remembered on her 115th birthday, Marlene Dietrich — the honorary Grand Dame of Pantsuit Nation — was born in Berlin, Germany on December 29, 1901.   In 1930, Dietrich wore a … Continue reading

Happy Birthday, Linda Ronstadt

Happy Birthday, Linda Ronstadt

Today is this Mexican girl’s birthday. OlĂ©! I bet she split open her Donald Trump piñata in one swooping swing!     Glenn Frey, of the Eagles, inducts Linda Rondstadt into the Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame in 2014. Fun Fact: In … Continue reading

Oh, Gloria Steinem! Happy 80th Birthday!

You know she comes around here At just about midnight She make ya feel so good. Lord! She make ya feel all right And her name is G-L-O-R-I-A G-L-O-R-I-A (GLORIA) G-L-O-R-I-A (GLORIA) I’m gonna shout it all night (GLORIA) I’m … Continue reading