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Göteborgs universitetsbibliotek: Framåt: tidskrift utgifven af Göteborgs Kvinnoförening. Anti-Suffragette postcards | Gallery | History Extra. In our August issue, June Purvis, professor of women’s and gender history at the University of Portsmouth, explores the market for anti-Suffragette postcards in the early 20th century. Here is a taste of what readers can expect... The ugly, embittered spinster © June Purvis Rank and file suffragettes were most frequently portrayed as ugly, flat-footed, emotionally embittered and man-hating spinsters, as in this postcard titled ‘At the Suffragette Meetings You Can Hear Some Plain Things – and See Them Too!’

About the images As the women’s suffrage movement gained momentum in the early 20th century, the picture postcard industry was utilised to denigrate women fighting for the vote. In a feature published in our August issue, June Purvis, professor of women’s and gender history at the University of Portsmouth and editor of the journal Women’s History Review, explores the stories behinds some of the anti-Suffragette postcards of the time. A Brief History of Period Panties | Stuff Mom Never Told You. This week on the podcast, we covered the fascinating — and mostly crotchless — history of women’s underwear and chatted with Julie Sygiel, founder and CEO of the innovative underwear startup Dear Kate. And as Dear Kate specializes in making functional, cute underwear that eases discomforts and inconveniences that often come along with menstruation (and other perfectly normal female bodily functions), I wondered: What did ye olde period panties look and feel like?

Courtesy: Hubpages The first modern period panties weren’t panties at all. They were period aprons, bloomers and belts. Yes, your great grandmother probably wore a period apron. She probably would’ve called it a “sanitary” apron though because proper ladies didn’t used crude terms like menses and period. See, until the 1920s, ladies’ underpants were mostly open-crotched. Courtesy: Pinterest As hemlines rose, rubbery sanitary bloomers would give way to still-rubbery sanitary step-ins. Courtesy: Astor Place Vintage. Votes for Women! 7 Vintage Suffrage Valentines. Reprinted with permission from the League of Women Voters February 14th isn’t just Valentine’s Day—it’s also League of Women Voters’ Day! The League was founded by suffragist Carrie Chapman Catt on February 14, 1920.

Catt was instrumental in helping pass the 19th Amendment, which secured women the right to vote. Ever since, the League has been at the forefront of efforts to strengthen our democracy, including registering and educating voters. Prior to passage of the 19th Amendment, suffragists used holidays like Valentine’s Day to promote the cause of “Votes for Women.” In honor of League of Women Voters’ Day on February 14—and that lesser known holiday, Valentine’s Day—here are seven vintage suffrage Valentines to remind us of the importance of the vote, both in 1920 and today. Courtesy of the Catherine H. This Valentine by American illustrator Ellen Clapsaddle was created in 1918, two years before passage of the 19th Amendment. A valentine sent to Rep.

Vanligaste namnen i våldtäktsmål. I Piscatus ligger lite över 1500 domar i fulltext där ordet "våldtäkt" förekommer i texten. För det mesta är det just våldtäktsmål, men det kan också vara mål där någon har hotat med att våldta, eller tidigare har varit dömd för våldtäkt. Självklart är det även friande domar. Att plocka ut viss information från stora mängder domar, som kan se helt olika ut beroende på om de har scannats från papper eller inhämtats digitalt, är inte det lättaste.

Därför får det bli såhär. Dessutom hade jag bara en timme på mig. I vart fall. Ur detta material plockade jag ut tilltalsnamnen på de åtalade, vilket var mycket enklare. 1549 stycken. Som sagt. Här är de vanligaste namnen. Som en personlig reflektion. Rasister snackar en jävla massa skit helt enkelt. Reservation: Jag gör inte anspråk på att ha tillgång till samtliga våldtäktsdomar, och givetvis kan enstaka domar ha gått förlorade i hanteringen. 10 Queer Women Who Changed History. Radical Histories: From Sojourner Truth’s ‘Ain’t I A Woman?’ to FDA Approval of the Birth Control Pill.

Do you know the key moments in the struggle for gender equality? April 7, 2015 Since its founding in 1865, The Nation has been a home for writers instigating, reporting on, and arguing about struggles for social and economic justice. We have held fast to our “Nation Ideals”— from racial justice to feminism, from a fair economy to civil liberties, from environmental sustainability to peace and disarmament—throughout our 150-year history. This month, we’re celebrating Feminism, Sex & Gender.

Below, you’ll find an interactive multimedia timeline that presents the history of the fight for women’s rights, complete with archival photographs and video. Part II is here. Research by Richard Kreitner and Stacie Williams Design by Stacie Williams Check out all of our timelines on race and civil rights! Amelia Earhart prenup from the 1930′s lays out a pretty darn modern vision of marriage. Wondering what a feminist icon living in the earlier half of the 1900’s thought about love and marriage? Look no further than the document above, a letter from Earhart to her future husband George Putnam.

You’ll remember Earhart became famous as the first female aviator to fly a solo transatlantic flight, redefining expectations of women along the way. Then, she tragically disappeared during a flight in 1937 (only to reappear in a “carefully scrubbed” and “exasperatingly dull” movie in which she was played by Hilary Swank, but that’s for another post). Of course, we love her anyway for her courage and fierceness, and even moreso having stumbled upon this priceless prenup agreement. Reading through the document, one thing becomes very clear: this woman had a clear sense of what she wanted out of a marriage.

And I find much of her marital vision compelling, even today. Surely there are a lot of modern day feminists who can relate to Earhart’s sentiments about marriage. Atria. Kvinnohistoria: Äntligen myndig! - Radicalizing Cathedrals Way Before Pussy Riot: Meet The Top 10 Feminist Saints. (Disclaimer: I’m atheist-ish, but my mom is Catholic and I was baptized Lutheran, so I’ve got that going for me.) Since Pope Francis was inaugurated in March, he’s been up to a lot of liberal shenanigans. He thinks homophobia and debates over abortion are a waste of time and is showing by example how love and humility are at the core of what it means to be Christian, from washing the feet of women to turning down the papal apartment. Four for you, Pope Francis.

You go, Pope Francis. But long before the current pope shocked the world by not being a terrible person, there have been saints who exemplified what it means to be a good Christian. Unsurprisingly, many female saints had to fight against extremely limiting gender norms and sexist traditions in order to fully dedicate themselves to their beliefs. As the pope tweeted recently, “Saints are people who belong fully to God. (listed in chronological order) 1. “I’m the queen of heaven, nbd.” from the Ghent Altarpiece by Hubert van Eyck 2.

10 intriguing female revolutionaries that you didn’t learn about in History class. We all know male revolutionaries like Che Guevara, but history often tends to gloss over the contributions of female revolutionaries that have sacrificed their time, efforts, and lives to work towards burgeoning systems and ideologies. Despite misconceptions, there are tons of women that have participated in revolutions throughout history, with many of them playing crucial roles. They may come from different points on the political spectrum, with some armed with weapons and some armed with nothing but a pen, but all fought hard for something that they believed in. Let’s take a look at 10 of these female revolutionaries from all over the world that you probably won’t ever see plastered across a college student’s T-shirt. Nadezhda Krupskaya Many people know Nadezhda Krupskaya simply as Vladimir Lenin’s wife, but Nadezhda was a Bolshevik revolutionary and politician in her own right.

Constance Markievicz Petra Herrera Nwanyeruwa Lakshmi Sehgal Sophie Scholl Blanca Canales Celia Sanchez. The Prince is Actually a Female (and other gender misconceptions) | Bones Don't Lie. About a month ago, archaeologists found a sealed rock cut tomb in Tarquinia. At the front door before they even opened the tomb, they found jars and vases indicating that this was likely an important person. When they removed the slab, they found a small vaulted chamber with the remains of two individuals on stone platform beds. They believed the first skeleton to be the remains of an Etruscan prince who was holding a spear and had a fibulae at his chest which indicated he had been dressed in a mantle. He was accompanied by the cremated remains of his wife who was jeweled and placed on the second platform, and food remains within a large bronze basin at his feet.

A number of grave goods, which included large Greek Corinthian vases and precious ornaments, lay on the floor. The Etruscan ‘Prince’, via Fox News Now the remains have been studied, and archaeologists realize that they made an oops. Weingarten was among the first to question this new interpretation in her blog. Works Cited. 52 Powerful Photos Of Women Who Changed History Forever. 15 Trailblazing Women and How They Made the Internet | Autostraddle. Another day in the world, another diversity report from a tech company that is overwhelmingly not diverse. In fact, women only make up 12% of computer science graduates in 2012, a massive decline from 37% in 1985.

Reasons for this trend abound, but I think a small part of it is the historical erasure and downplaying of outstanding women in the field. To fill that niche and rectify the past a little, I’ve assembled this list of 15 pioneering women in the history of computer science and early web. 1. The original programmer. 2. In 1945, the Army agreed to fund an experiment to build the first all-electronic digital computer (as opposed electromechanical machines or machines programmed with punched tape). 3.

Grace Hopper was a goddamn American hero, and that’s before she created the first code compiler that took computers beyond mathematic calculations (which people at the time told her was pointless because computers were only for numbers or whatever), just like Ada Lovelace envisioned. Video: Part Two: Changing the World | Watch Makers: Women Who Make America Online | PBS Video. A personalized PBS video experience is only a few clicks away. Use one of the services below to sign-in to PBS, and you'll be able to manage videos in your Watchlist, keep track of your favorite shows, watch PBS in high definition, and much more!

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Some of Johann Sebastian Bach’s greatest works may have actually been written by his wife. According to a new documentary about to premiere in London, some of the most famous works by the “father of all harmony,” Johann Sebastian Bach, might have actually been composed by his wife, Anna Magdalena. The theory–put forth by a professor of music, composer, and document forensics expert–is circumstantial but plausible, according to the Washington Post.

The argument rests on three legs: The pieces, according to the researchers, deviate from other Bach works in significant structural and technical respects; the manuscripts appear to be in the hand of Anna Magdalena with one front page actually saying “written by Mrs Bach” in French; and there is no proof Bach actually composed the works, only the possibly groundless assumption the composer wrote everything attributed to him. He left behind few personal papers, which might aid in documenting his work. The theory is largely dismissed by the Bach scholarly world–shocking, I know. Maya Dusenbery is an Executive Director of Feministing. Rebel Girls: The Totally Badass Suffrage Exploits of Yore That Gave Us Today’s Voting Rights. Header by Rory Midhani It’s almost Election Day!

I’ve been up to my ears in election mania because of my entire life, but you don’t have to be in the trenches of activism to make a difference and be heard at the polls. And if you’re thinking of not voting, you might wanna think again. Someone — many someones — worked damn hard for you to have that ballot, y’know. Here’s some stories from way back when that will make you grateful all you have to do is (maybe) stand in line to get your vote on. 1872: Susan “Big House” Anthony Was Taken Into Custody Susan B. Anthony barged into (okay, probably politely entered) a voter registration office in Rochester on November 1, 1872, and demanded her and three friends be allowed to register as voters under the 14th Amendment.

May it please your honor, I shall never pay a dollar of your unjust penalty. Until 1898: Mary Ann Muller Went Underground (Not Literally) 1913: Emily Davison Made Quite a Scene at the Derby 1913: Ida B. Ida B. Header by Rory Midhani. Proggposters - Kvinnorörelsen. Titel: T Boones Årtal: 1965 Konstnär: Göran Malmberg Teknik: Offsettryck Format: 70x100 cm Copyright: Göran Malmberg T Boones var ett av Stockholms första rytm & blues-band och bildades 1964 av Göran Malmberg, gitarr och högtalarbyggare. Göran spelade bas, Kjell Lagerström – sång, gitarr och låtskrivare, Sten ”Pedro” Gran – munspel och sång och Pelle Ekman – trummor. Från och med våren -65 kom Kenny Håkansson med på gitarr. Under 66-67 slutar Kjell och Sten och i aug -67 slutar även Göran. Kenny och Pelle är nu utan basist och deras skivproducent Bill Öhrström kontaktar Bella Linnarsson som blir ny basist. Titel: USA bort från Vietnam Årtal: 1966 Konstnär: Okänd Teknik: Offsettryck Format: 69,6 x100,1 cm Copyright: En tidig stödaffisch för FNL, Front National pour la Libération du Sud Viêt Nam (Sydvietnams Nationella Befrielsefront) Stred tillsammans med Nordvietnams armé mot Sydvietnams och amerikanska armén under Vietnamkriget 1959–1975.

Vem gjorde denna affisch? Var du på Filips? Nu är det snart jul igen och då är det dags att plocka fram halmbocken och det salta fläsket för så har det alltid sett ut | When darkness falls. Genom fina Freja blev jag uppmärksammad på att det återigen är problem med Luciatågen i skolorna, eller snarare problem med att vuxna inte kan sluta hålla fast vid sina föreställningar om hur flickor respektive pojkar ska vara. Ett av de vanligaste argumenten jag sett i de här debatterna är det som även skolan i det aktuella fallet har: ”Det är tradition sedan många hundra år tillbaka, tjejer får vara tärnor (och en Lucia) killar får vara tomtar eller stjärngossar och så kommer vi fortsätta ha det.”

Lite skrämmande är det tycker jag att en skola som bl a ska lära ut historia inte vet hur historien sett ut och uppenbarligen inte bryr sig om att ta reda på det heller. Det finns nämligen ett utbrett missförstånd kring vår Luciatradition. ”Det får bara finnas en Lucia i tågen för så har det varit i flera hundra år.” Hehe, jaså det har det? På Luciafästen 1906 hade man inte mindre än fyra Lucior och vad som ser ut att vara två flicktomtar. Så intressant. Books: girl s own paper (sorted by popularity)