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Behind the Silver Screen: Women’s Work in the Film Industry

“If there’s specific resistance to women making movies, I just choose to ignore it as an obstacle for two reasons: I can’t change my gender, and I refuse to stop making movies” 1,002 more words

The Millennial Effect: Here comes Generation Z

May 18, 2016

As a sociologist of youth culture, I spend a lot of time trying to explain what makes generations unique. The easy answer is – nothing. 950 more words


The Women's Museum: Feminist History is Everyone's History

I am a feminist and a historian; I am also a feminist historian. Both of these concepts are still under-represented in museums. Why?

Although these terms might sound very similar, they are actually quite different things. 551 more words


Happy Birthday, Lady Mary Wortley Montagu!

I just discovered this fascinating woman this morning, on the occasion of her birthday.

According to Encyclopedia Britannica, Lady Mary Wortley Montagu was a ‘prolific letter writer in almost every epistolary style; she was also a distinguished minor poet, always competent, sometimes glittering and genuinely eloquent. 96 more words

History Of Ideas

The Prettiest Abandoned Asylum Ever

“The intersection of stardom and madness, mystery and decay meet at the crossroads of Rockhaven Sanitarium. The once-thriving refuge for troubled minds now sits fallow, crumbling and silent as it awaits an uncertain future, much like its past residents.” -Sezin Koehler, author… 937 more words


Do you know who were the first Black Female Provincial Judges in Central Canada?

Juanita Westmoreland-Traoré and Micheline A. Rawlins were the first Black Female Provincial Judges appointed in Central Canada.

Who is Juanita Westmoreland-Traoré?
In 1942, Juanita Westmoreland-Traoré was born in Verdun, which is now part of Montreal. 594 more words

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