Map: First Nations of Australia Introduction Sally Morgan is an influential Aboriginal Australian author and artist. Her 1987 autobiography ‘My Place’ is now considered a… Read More »Sally Morgan – ‘My Place’ and The Stolen Generations of Australia
Georgie Fisher is a singer-songwriter from Sydney, who has made Berlin her home. Since 2015 she's independently released one full length album, two EPs, and three singles, and toured across Europe, Australia, and New Zealand. Coming from the perspective of a woman in the male dominated industry of music, Georgie contributes to this blog because she believes that telling female stories will encourage women to succeed. You can support her by signing up to her newsletter here, and listening to her music on Spotify, Apple Music, or Bandcamp.
Pam Grier is considered to be the first African-American female to headline an action film. In an industry where black women were usually portrayed as… Read More »Pam Grier – The Queen of Blaxploitation
Who is Margaret Hamilton? Margaret Hamilton (born August 17, 1936, aged 83) is a pioneer of modern computer science. Her work on the Apollo 11… Read More »Margaret Hamilton – The Woman who put Man on the Moon
Mamie Smith and the ‘Crazy Blues’ Mamie Smith, (1891 – 1946) was an African-American singer who, on the afternoon of Tuesday the 10th of August,… Read More »Mamie Smith – The First Recorded Blues Singer
R-E-S-P-E-C-T is a Cover? For me, born in the early 80s, Aretha Franklin’s 1967 hit ‘Respect’ had always been there. A feminist anthem. A symbol… Read More »How Aretha Franklin Turned a Sexist Song into a Feminist Anthem