Young woman on roller skates in the city park. A stranger on skates decides to follow and flirt, won’t leave her be. When he’s not looking, she hides, puts on her shoes, and makes a quick exit. Young woman at work. A drunk customer comes in and flirts, then a former co-worker comes in to chat….
Witches, Beer, and Toxic Male Culture
This story really intrigued me. Every wonder how witches with pointy hats got started? It connected with beer! It was a way for the female beer sellers to be easily identified at a market. So when the men decided they wanted a bigger cut of the action, they labeled these female beer sellers as witches,…
Real Amazons kept both breasts
I’m always on the look out for articles and books on ancient feminist culture. I have recently started reading Adrienne Mayor’s ‘The Amazons: Lives and Legends of Warrior Women across the Ancient World’. Then just today I ran across this article in my Google News feed from National Geographic. A fun appetizer for her book….
Badass women: a pictorial history
I have a Pinterest account for my Scriabin and sewing obsessions. Occasionally something from another theme pops up that catches my eye and this one totally did. My new Fish series is a feminist story too, where I am having fun reversing the stereotypical gender roles. The woman running the Boston Marathon I found particularly…