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11 Things You (probably) Didn't Know About Malala

You know her name, and you probably know some of her story. But did you know…

1. She was born in Mingora, in Pakistan‘s Swat Valley, in July of 1997. 507 more words


Elizabeth of York: Forgotten Tudor Queen Review

“The real Elizabeth remains inaccessible through the lack of surviving records”. Yet Amy Licence brought her back to life digging through contemporary date and relying on archeological evidence and knowledge of the time, instead of falling trap (like some writers often do) of later century (or centuries) “sources” (two George Bucks, Sir Francis Bacon among others). 175 more words


The Good Girls Revolt: How the Women of Newsweek Sued their Bosses and Changed the Workplace by Lynn Povich

This book has been on my to-read list for more than a year. With the release of the new Amazon series , I figured it was time to make it the next read. 375 more words


VECKANS SKIVA: G.L.O.S.S - Demo 2015

Förra veckan fick jag efterlängtad post. Girls Living Outside Society’s Shit aka G.L.O.S.S sjua ”Demo 2015”!! Efter att ha sett ett Youtube-klipp där G.L.O.S.S spelar live blev jag så peppad att jag förhandsbeställde två. 216 more words


MUSIK: Lava Bangs - Ouch!

Hurra! Idag firar bandet Lava Bangs singel-släpp med låten Ouch! Lava Bangs är sedan gammalt ett favoritband här på Grrrlcollection. Bandet som tidigare hette The Volcano består av Sara Eriksson, SaraBeata Hagström och David Flood. 812 more words


"Woman: American" a poem

by Ann E. Michael

She has really white teeth.
When half the world is looking for a meal, she is
taking a shower.
She relies more on her dishwasher than on her mate. 305 more words

Sister Sirens

Queen Mary I's Death

On the 17th of November 1558, Queen Mary I passed away. She was forty two. Immediately, her coronation ring was taken to Elizabeth I who upon receiving quoted from one of the psalms declaring, quite coincidentally under an oak tree as one of her namesakes supposedly had been under when Edward IV found her, that “this is the Lord’s doing; it is marvelous in our eyes.” Elizabeth was the new queen, she would go on to become the longest reigning monarch of the Tudor dynasty, and with her the reign of her sister would become less and less important and remembered only for the persecutions. 1,106 more words