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History as this woman sees it. The serious, the kitsch, the opinionated. Companion to http://www.kitsch-slapped.com/
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Harlem, New York City, 1940

Harlem, New York City, 1940 | Herstory | Scoop.it
lovelyfantasticpeace: “Harlem, New York City 1940. By Martine Barrat. ”
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If Only Voters Were As Serious As Gamblers About Presidential Elections

If Only Voters Were As Serious As Gamblers About Presidential Elections | Herstory | Scoop.it
Yes, you can bet on presidential elections. And gamblers betting on the election have a pretty good history of predicting the next US president. Better than the bulk of polls and surveys, in fact. ...

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Vintage 1960s Mid-Century Modern Flowers For Your Wedding

Vintage 1960s Mid-Century Modern Flowers For Your Wedding | Herstory | Scoop.it
Vintage 1960s Mid-Century Modern Flowers For Your Wedding Arrangments for Bridal Bouquet Altar Reception Booklet
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The Beauty of A Cultural Movement- Black History: 1960's Black Panther Makeup Tips

New Uploads every single day this week!!! Welcome back to video number 3 of our black history through our eyes makeup series! I came up with this look to cel...
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America's First Female Photojournalist, Jessie Tarbox Beals, With Her Cameras

America's First Female Photojournalist, Jessie Tarbox Beals, With Her Cameras | Herstory | Scoop.it
Here's a photograph of Jessie Tarbox Beals, America's first female photojournalist, with her camera on a street a century ago. While most female photograph

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You Thought Sally Ride Was the First Woman in Space? Meet Valentina Tereshkova

You Thought Sally Ride Was the First Woman in Space? Meet Valentina Tereshkova | Herstory | Scoop.it
When you hear the word “astronaut,” you probably think of guys like Neil Armstrong. When you think of women astronauts—an even smaller number—you probabl

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Any Woman Who Chooses To Behave Like A Full Human Being...

Any Woman Who Chooses To Behave Like A Full Human Being... | Herstory | Scoop.it
We need our sisterhood. #feminism #WarOnWomen @MsSarahPaulson @MarthaPlimpton @AIsForOrg pic.twitter.com/fMW8QWyGa6
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About That "Lesbian Kiss" On Xena...

About That "Lesbian Kiss" On Xena... | Herstory | Scoop.it

Yeah but did you forget the last sentences of the episode?

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Insightful conversation with differing opinions. Click to read it all.

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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg interviewed by Irin Carmon about gender equality, reproductive rights, & more.

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg discusses the energy and staying power her job entails and what she considers unfinished business in the fight for gender equality.

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Ginsburg discusses the economic impact of abortion restrictions: “We will never see a day when women of means are not able to get a safe abortion in this country.”


Complete interview & transcript here.

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Women Admiring Nylon Stockings in 1940s (& LGBTQ History)

Women Admiring Nylon Stockings in 1940s (& LGBTQ History) | Herstory | Scoop.it

Fun fact: Though being gay in the 40s sucked, being gay in the military was easier, and pretty common. There were apparently, at one point in time time so many lesbians in the military that when they tried to crack down on it, the girls wrote back and said “Look I can give you the names, but you’ll lose some of your best officers, and half your nurses and secretaries.” And they pret...

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Pearl Bailey

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Powerpuff Girls History

Powerpuff Girls History | Herstory | Scoop.it
Anybody else remember this episode? In it, a female villain called Femme Fatale is stealing millions of dollars in Susan B. Anthony coins. Naturally, the Powerpuff Girls go to stop her. She then convinces them that men are all horrible because female superheroes aren’t as well known as male superheroes, even asking Blossom to name some to where her only answer is Wonder Woman.

They start acting bitter,
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The Reluctant Cook

The Reluctant Cook | Herstory | Scoop.it
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“Ethelind Fearon is my kind of cook. Always with a cocktail and a cigarette, she serves cold rice pudding with stewed prunes and calls it salad.
On soup:
"Soup in England means either...
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Dawson | Skagway Stories

Dawson | Skagway Stories | Herstory | Scoop.it
This photo is from the Dawson City Museum and Historical Society Collection and is available from the Yukon Archives for a few dollars. I have always wondered what her story was, certainly she laughs with her wrinkled dress as if she doesn’t have a care.  Laugh on Lady – worthy of a bard’s ballad.

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Vaudeville's famous “Klondike Kate” became a Central Oregon legend | Offbeat Oregon History

Vaudeville's famous “Klondike Kate” became a Central Oregon legend | Offbeat Oregon History | Herstory | Scoop.it

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The Vampire Lovers (1970)

The Vampire Lovers (1970) | Herstory | Scoop.it
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“The Vampire Lovers (1970)
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Vampires & their lovers sure loved Antron III nylon ;)

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MLK's Mother Was Assassinated, Too: The Forgotten Women Of Black History Month

MLK's Mother Was Assassinated, Too: The Forgotten Women Of Black History Month | Herstory | Scoop.it

On June 30th, 1973, Alberta Williams King was gunned down while she played the organ for the “Lord’s Prayer” at Ebenezer Baptist Church. As a Christian civil rights activist, she was assassinated...just like her son, Martin Luther King, Jr.


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Mutiny In The Big House Monogram Pictures Corp Men In Drag Crossdressing Movie Memorabilia

Mutiny In The Big House Monogram Pictures Corp Men In Drag Crossdressing Movie Memorabilia | Herstory | Scoop.it
fair-oaks-antiques:
“Vintage Glossy 8 x 10 Photo Mutiny In The Big House Monogram Pictures Corp Men In Drag Crossdressing Movie Memorabilia
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Cuz nothings funnier than a man in dress

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Zelda Fitzgerald dies in hospital blaze - Appalachian History

Zelda Fitzgerald dies in hospital blaze - Appalachian History | Herstory | Scoop.it
Late on the night of March 10, 1948, a fire started in a kitchen of the main building of Highland Hospital in Asheville, North Carolina. Spreading rapidly through a dumbwaiter shaft, flames reached every floor, and, in spite of efforts by hospital staff and local fire fighters to evacuate everyone from the building, nine patients …

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Discussion on Margaret Sanger and the Birth Control Movement

Discussion on Margaret Sanger and the Birth Control Movement | Herstory | Scoop.it
Marking the centennial of the American birth control movement, a panel discusses Margaret Sanger's legacy and the issue of reproductive rights today.
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How the Great Blizzard of 1888 Killed the Petticoat

How the Great Blizzard of 1888 Killed the Petticoat | Herstory | Scoop.it
In 1888, a blizzard hit New York City with such ferocity that it propelled the city into the 20th century. Telegraph and telephone wires whipped dangerously in the wind, prompting the New York Times to call for an underground power line system. Thirty-foot snow drifts stranded passengers between elevated railroad...
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To Stop Violence, Start at Home

To Stop Violence, Start at Home | Herstory | Scoop.it
Men who become killers often begin by attacking their wives and children.

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Women in Science: Einstein’s Advice to a Little Girl Who Wants to Be a Scientist

Women in Science: Einstein’s Advice to a Little Girl Who Wants to Be a Scientist | Herstory | Scoop.it
On what matters and what doesn't.

Earlier today, we witnessed the gender imbalance in philosophy -- an imbalance arguably more pronounced
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Lily Tomlin and Director Paul Weitz on how cinema's take on abortion has changed

Lily Tomlin and Director Paul Weitz on how cinema's take on abortion has changed | Herstory | Scoop.it
Check out all Slate’s interviews from the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. In Paul Weitz’s Grandma, Elle (Lily Tomlin) bonds with her teenaged granddaughter Sage (Julia Garner) when she comes to her seeking financial assistance for an abortion. Like last year’s indie hit Obvious Child, the film, which recently premiered at Sundance, deals honestly with...
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This Burlesque Movie by the 'Reefer Madness' Director Is Totally Nuts

This Burlesque Movie by the 'Reefer Madness' Director Is Totally Nuts | Herstory | Scoop.it
an abridgment of a 1938 exploitation film "Sex Madness" and a few words on the burlesque revival.

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Curated by Deanna Dahlsad
An opinionated woman obsessed with objects, entertained by ephemera, intrigued by researching, fascinated by culture & addicted to writing. The wind says my name; doesn't put an @ in front of it, so maybe you don't notice. http://www.kitsch-slapped.com
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A Marketing Mix
Adventures in advertising and marketing - the contemporary, the historical, and the hysterical. http://deanna.dahlsad.com/
Antiques & Vintage Collectibles
Collecting old things; heirlooms and new to you things! Companion to http://www.inherited-values.com/
Colorful Prism Of Racism
Racism past and present. Companion to http://www.kitsch-slapped.com/category/colorful-prism-of-racism/
Consumption Junction
Consumerism meets marketing; who & what manipulates the free market of goods & services. See also: http://www.kitsch-slapped.com/category/ze-big-mouth-promotions-stuff/
Crimes Against Humanity
From lone gunmen on hills to mass movements. Depressing as hell, really.
Cultural History
The roots of culture; history and pre-history.
Dare To Be A Feminist
I do. http://www.kitsch-slapped.com/category/hey-sister-can-you-spare-some-social-change/
For Art's Sake-1
Art, crafts, and the people who make them. To inspire and purchase. Companion to http://www.ululating-undulating-ungulate.com/
Herstory
History as this woman sees it. The serious, the kitsch, the opinionated. Companion to http://www.kitsch-slapped.com/
In The Name Of God
Mainly acts done in the name of religion, but also discussions of atheism, faith, & spirituality.
Kinsanity
Let's just say I have reasons to learn more about mental health, special needs children, psychology, and the like.
Kitsch
Mostly vintage and retro "badness" but you can decide how delicious it is. http://www.kitschy-kitschy-coo.com/blog/
Nerdy Needs
The stuff of nerdy, geeky, dreams.
Readin', 'Ritin', and (Publishing) 'Rithmetic
The meaning behind the math of the bottom line in publishing and the media. For writers, publishers, and bloggers (which are a combination of the two).
Sex Positive
Sexuality as a human right.
Vintage Living Today For A Future Tormorrow
It's as easy to romanticize the past as it is to demonize it; instead, let's learn from it. More than living simply, more than living 'green', thrifty grandmas knew the importance of the 'economics' in Home Economics. The history of home ec, lessons in thrift, practical tips and ideas from the past focused on sustainability for families and out planet. Companion to http://www.thingsyourgrandmotherknew.com/
Visiting The Past
Travel based on grande ideas, locations, and persons of the past.
Walking On Sunshine
Stuff that makes me smile.
You Call It Obsession & Obscure; I Call It Research & Important
Links to (many of) my columns and articles.