Genetics prevent us from making our own podcast, so here are five great history podcasts with female hosts, recommended for your listening pleasure.
She dared to wear pants, flew a plane for 237 hours straight, and paved the way for women in aviation, including recent hero Tammie Jo Shults who landed Southwest Flight 1380. Despite all this, she faced cruel and crippling sexism at work, leading to a tragedy.
It’s March of the Wild and it’s also Women’s History Month. Get ready to meet “the most honest, unselfish, indomitable hellcat in the history of conservation.”
Meet 5 Black female Olympians who made history – or herstory. We know The Future is Female, but The Past is Female Too (we even made a t-shirt).
Over the last two years we’ve added several impressive ladies to our squad: Qiu Jin, Juliette Gordon Low, Canada’s Famous Five, and the “lady killers” of the game of bridge, Fritzi and Rixi, also known as Frisky and Bitchy. But we have a special place reserved, of course, for sisters. Today we’re honoring a different kind of sisterhood – that of the 175-year old,African-American Roman Catholic order of the Sisters of the Holy Family in New Orleans, Louisiana.
From Moms Mabley to the Borscht Belt, we look at the ladies who got the first laugh. The latest installment of The Past Is Female Too (or, Women Have Been Quietly Killing It For Centuries And All I Got Was This T-Shirt.)
It’s a mother of a season. Well, rather, it’s a season celebrating mothers – particularly a Biblically famous teenage mother – and we’re here for it. Moms rule. We’ve already written about some of history’s best royal momagers, but here are five more mothers you ought to know about.