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A Catholic Sexologist and 10 Years of Badass Babes

Ten Episodes! Whoo! Glad your still here. Today will be a little different and Emily tried to really stretch the 10 thing and I did what has occurred in the last 10 years for women. Enjoy! ~Kelley Saint Hildegard of Bingen Born: 1098     Died: 1179 What they did: Christian mystic, visionary, and first sexologist? […]

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MOTHERS’ DAY SPECIAL: Savy as Fuck Sue & The Mother of Mothers’ Day

So sorry for the late blog! Migraines and busy days have kept me from this. I will get the next section of The Dinner Party up tomorrow. Thank you all! Susan Nicol Born: 1957      Died: Thankfully still alive What they did: One of the best mothers Facts: When growing up she and her brother Michael […]

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The Dinner Party – Wing One Prehistory to Classical Rome

Hello! In our last episode in the section about Caroline Herschel i mentioned i would do a blog on The Dinner Party by Judy Chicago. Well this project is much larger and way more awesome then i knew at the time so i will be covering it in chucks! I hope you enjoy! I do […]

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A Fleeing Physicist & The Cinderella of Science

Hedwig Kohn Born: April 5, 1887          Died: November 26, 1964 What they did: Physicist Facts: Hedwig was born in Breslau, Germany (modern day Wroclaw, Poland) to Jewish parents Georg and Helene. When she was 20, Hedwig entered Breslau University as an auditor, a year before women were actually allowed to attend, […]

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More Than the Entrails and the Breast & Warriors Worth a Thousand

Name: Paulina Luisi Born: 1875    Died: 1950 What they did: Leader of the feminist movement in the country of Uruguay and first Uruguayan woman to earn a medical degree. Facts: Paulina Luisi was born in Argentina in 1875. Her mother, Maria Teresa Josefina Janicki was of Polish descent and her father, Angel Luisi was believed to […]

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A Sunday Rider & A Computer in a Skirt

I am so sorry for the delay in this. It has been a tough week for the two of us here and we hope you can forgive us! It just means you get two blogs closer together. 🙂 Name: Katherine Johnson Born: August 26, 1918    Died: Not Dead Yet! What they did: Badass mathematician that […]

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The Fighting Girlfriend, an Unsexed Soldier, & a Police Matron

Name: Mariya Oktyabrskaya Born: August 16, 1905    Died: March 15, 1944 What they did: Tank-Driving Nazi Killing Widow Facts: Born into a poor Ukrainian family on the Crimean Peninsula. She was one of ten children. In 1925, she married a Soviet army officer. While married to her husband, Ilya Oktyabrskaya , she began to acquire […]

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The NOT Queen of Egypt & the NOT Sultana of Dehli

Hello and welcome! Here we are at Episode 3 and we are very glad to have you join us! I will be honest and say i wrote the blog for Episode 4 first so sorry for the little delay on this. Enjoy! Name: Hatshepsut Born:  1508 BCE     Died:  1458 BCE What they did: First […]

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Medical Mavens & The First Seagull in Space

Name: Edinburgh 7 (Sophia Jex-Blake, Isabel Thorne, Edith Pechey, Matilda Chaplin, Helen Evans, Mary Anderson, and Emily Bovell) Born: Multiple Dates        Died: Multiple Dates What they did: Forced the University of Edinburgh to accept them into medical school through numbers and perseverance. Facts: Sophia Jex-Blake applied to study medicine in Spring 1869 but […]