Clarina Nichols. Reformer, journalist, made a name for herself writing about what would later become three life-defining passions: women's rights in child custody, married women's property rights, and equality in matters pertaining to public schools.
It's those thoughts that define you, the ones you invite in.
“To photograph truthfully and effectively is to see beneath the surfaces.” — #AnselAdams #HappyBirthday to the pioneering landscape photographer, Ansel Adams. With a career that spanned seven decades and a wide variety of subject matter, Adams is best known for his images of the American West. A dedicated artist-activist, Adams helped define the craft of photography and a growing environmental consciousness in the United States. • “Clearing Winter Storm, Yosemite National Park,” c. 1937…
Victoria Woodhull was an American leader of the woman's suffrage movement and a woman of many firsts. She was the first woman to start a weekly newspaper, the first woman to operate a brokerage firm on Wall Street, and in 1872, she was the first female candidate for President of the United States.
The Conversation about women’s bodies exists largely outside of us, while it is also directed at (and marketed to) us, and used to define and control us. The Conversation about women happens everywhere, publicly and privately. We are described and detailed, our faces and bodies analyzed and picked apart, our worth ascertained and ascribed based on the reduction of personhood to simple physical objectification. Our voices, our personhood, our potential, and our accomplishments are regularly…