Women: A Mother’s Story

Here, from images in Twitter from the wonderful folks sharing medieval and women's history in art, is something of a visual fairy tale...and the women lived happily ever after, as the Bible would say, "troubled by violent men no more..." https://videopress.com/v/KBi76e6R A Mother's Story: Medieval Women and Morefrom Twitter

WOMENS ISSUES BLACK HOLES: Dr. Katie Bouman of MIT, Magnificence and Misogyny

Black Hole

For one hundred years, scientists starting Einstein, have predicated the existence of "Black Holes" (seen above in first picture ever!), a cosmic conundrum where all light and matter disappear into a well of gravity so powerful nothing can escape it. Well, now, thanks to Dr. Katie Bouman of MIT and her interdisciplinary team, we can … Continue reading WOMENS ISSUES BLACK HOLES: Dr. Katie Bouman of MIT, Magnificence and Misogyny

WOMEN New Photograph of a Young Harriet “Moses” Tubman Shared by the Smithsonian Institution

Taken around 1868 and found in an album kept by a comrade Abolitionist, Tubman is seen here in youthful middle-age (perhaps early 40s), showing a calm strength and self-possessed manner. Other extant photographs show her as an old and frail woman; in this new photo, she radiates power and purpose. See her here: apple.news/Ar8SMnS_QRyq3Jcdum_Z3zw

Great Reads by Fantastic Women in Celebration of International Women’s Day

March 8th is International Women’s Day, a day set aside to celebrate women, their rights, and their contributions to the world. In honor of this auspicious day, we bring you five excellent reads by women from our sister site Longreads. Explore the lives of history’s most adorably diabolical monarchs with  Anne Thériault ; find out about Dolly … Continue reading Great Reads by Fantastic Women in Celebration of International Women’s Day

Saudi Arabia: Abusive Charges Against Women Activists | Human Rights Watch

“After nearly a year of accusations in Saudi government media that these brave champions of women’s rights are ‘foreign agents,’ the actual charges against them appear to be simply a list of their efforts to promote women’s rights,” said Michael Page, deputy Middle East director at Human Rights Watch.  Saudi Arabia’s charges against women’s rights defenders … Continue reading Saudi Arabia: Abusive Charges Against Women Activists | Human Rights Watch