Category: Women

Honoring Kate Millett (September 14, 1934 – September 6, 2017)

Honoring Kate Millett (September 14, 1934 – September 6, 2017)

By Evelyn Bailey Katherine Murray Millett was an American feminist writer, educator, artist, and activist. She attended Oxford University and was the first American woman to be awarded a degree with first-class honors after...

Book review: “As the witches teach”… Max Dashu traces suppressed histories

Book review: “As the witches teach”… Max Dashu traces suppressed histories

By Susan Jordan Witches and Pagans: Women in European Folk Religions, 700-1100 by Max Dashu. Veleda Press, 2016. 388 pp. paper. Max Dashu of the Suppressed Histories Archives is internationally known for her visual...

Lesbian couple’s response to homophobic dad goes viral

Lesbian couple’s response to homophobic dad goes viral

According to Josh Jackman on pinknews.co.uk: Sometimes, when you’re an out-and-proud couple, living together in your beautiful rainbow bubble, you have to deal with haters. And sometimes, they come in the form of one...

Lesbians Who Tech (LWT) launches Rochester chapter

Lesbians Who Tech (LWT) launches Rochester chapter

Lesbians Who Tech (LWT) has come to Rochester! A global community of 25,000 gender non-conforming, LGBTQ women and allies in tech, LWT expanded into the Rochester area last month with an inaugural happy hour....

Task Force condemns DeVos reversal of campus sexual assault protections

Task Force condemns DeVos reversal of campus sexual assault protections

WASHINGTON, DC, SEPTEMBER 7, 2017: Stacey Long Simmons, Director of Advocacy and Action, National LGBTQ Task Force, issued the following statement: “Today’s announcement by Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and the Trump administration to...