I see my work as a celebration of feminist culture, a celebration of us all as writers, artists, musicians, critics, craftspeople, farmers, carpenters, mothers, daughters, sisters, lovers, friends.
While it is a common misconception that the “comic world” is solely a man’s world there is, in fact, no shortage of notable woman in the field. Continue reading “Local Women in Comics”
Baroness Bertha von Suttner was the first woman to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, making her the second female Nobel laureate after Marie Curie who was awarded her first prize in 1903. Von Suttner was also the first Austrian laureate.
I grew up in New Zealand, the southernmost white settler post on the Pacific Rim – a place known by my forebears as the “New Gold Mountain” 新金山. Continue reading “GOLD MOUNTAIN SISTERS”
My name is Claire Jeanfils, and I’m a university student from Belgium, which is famous for beer, fries and of course chocolate. I’m currently enrolled in an English school in downtown San Diego. Continue reading “Meet A WMC Intern”
The 1960’s United States saw many social justice movements that continue to be taught in schools, celebrated in communities, and serve as inspiration for political movements to this day. Most Americans can tell you the basics of some of these … Continue reading The Women of Stonewall
Sylvia Bate-Swall: A San Diego “Woman on the Water”
One of the most famous faces in America during the early 1900s yet it took a while for people to know her name. Continue reading “First in their Field: Florence Lawrence”
This holiday season read about one of the most famous women of Christmas! Introducing a brief history of Mrs.Claus. Continue reading “Who is Mrs. Claus?”
Can you name the “three great minds” working Hollywood 100 years ago? Continue reading “Lois Weber in Early Hollywood”