By Rowan Wilson In 1776, a 23-year-old Rhode Island Quaker named Jemima Wilkinson fell gravely ill. Several days later, they recovered—miracle enough in a year where New England saw a number of epidemics course through its communities like forest fires. But at some point in those feverish few days, they claimed, something more remarkable had… Continue reading An Agender American Evangelist: the Public Universal Friend
Valentina Grub details the life of Empress Theodora
Rida Vaquas describes the life and work of 20th Century Argentinian poet Alejandra Pizarnik
by Emily Oldham. I love podcasts: the ease of listening to someone’s voice, the stories they tell, the people they connect. Though men currently host around 70% of the most popular podcasts, contributions by women are just as varied, informative, and entertaining. There are so many wonderful podcasts out there that this list barely scratches the… Continue reading Bluestocking Recommends… Podcasts by Women
From: firstname.lastname@example.org Sent: Friday, April 06, 2012 5:49 PM To: Charlotte Fischer, Katya Behrens Subject: Erotic Capital Dear Katja and Charlotte, Thank you very much for agreeing to take part in our Bluestocking's latest email discussion! In Erotic Capital: The Power of Attractiveness in the Boardroom and Bedroom, sociologist Catherine Hakim argues that since women's… Continue reading Discussion: Should we embrace ‘erotic capital’?
From: Bronwyn Stippa Sent: 20 July 2011 19:23 To: Jack Campbell Cc: email@example.com Subject: RE: Bluestocking Discussion Concerning the question of whether spouses should matter: As far as I can tell there are two camps: One argues that politicians’ personal lives (including personal relationships) are irrelevant to their public work. If they do a good job,… Continue reading The Role of Political Spouses – A Discussion
Before you get started on your Bluestocking article, please take a look at the following guidelines for writing. Contents: The purpose of Bluestocking is to promote the image of women as active contributors to creative thinking. Therefore, all Bluestocking articles should aim to focus on the work of a woman in history. Particular links between… Continue reading Writing Guidelines