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Z.O.M.G.: I agree with Katie Roiphe entirely.

Alert the authorities:  Katie Roiphe is dead right about “Why Professors Should Not Have Affairs with Their Students:”   Longtime readers may recall that I’ve been pretty unsparing in… 836 more words

Gender

Her's Day Thursday

I’ve got such a cool chick to tell you about for today’s HtH!

Jacqueline Cochran (born May 11, 1906 in Pensacola, FL) was an amazing pilot. 220 more words

Some right royal St John connections

If you’ve ever wondered just how many royal connections the St John family has, I can tell you the answer – loads!

But what is so exciting and worth shouting out about is that there is a direct line of descent from the Lydiard Park St John family to Queen Elizabeth II and the three heirs to the throne, Charles, Prince of Wales; William, Duke of Cambridge and baby Prince George. 524 more words

Women's History

Hatshepsut - The Shero King

From Queen to King: The Story of King Hatshepsut

In Ancient Egypt, a young girl did something unprecedented: she declared herself Pharaoh, King of Egypt. This young girl is King Hatshepsut.   628 more words

Sheroes Of History

More Women Workers in York: Looking at the Ebor Cause Papers

http://www.hrionline.ac.uk/causepapers/

I have begun to explore additional research avenues for examining the lives and economic activities of women living in medieval York. One potential resource is the Ebor Cause Papers: these are records of individual cases heard in the ecclesiastical courts at York between 1300 and 1858. 380 more words

Medieval Women

Vintage Minimalism - Home Sizes

              Wasn’t my dad a cutie? 

According to the United States Census Bureau home sizes are over 1,000 square feet larger on average than they were in the 70’s and in the past forty years each individual person has twice the living space. 423 more words

Lifestyle

The Rad American Women Behind Rad American Women: An Interview With Kate Schatz & Miriam Klein Stahl


Rad American Women A–Zwhich was just released from City Lights/Sister Spit, doesn’t pretend to be an exhaustive list of important American women. But to imagine the 25 women selected by author… 3,990 more words

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