There Once Was A Troll Who Hated Fat Women – Origins of the Manosphere – YouTube

Once upon a time, there was a place called Usenet. Fast forward 20 years, and now armies of millions of online personas can be launched to promote or harass anyone their handlers are paid to. This is important history for anyone doing anything important that might trigger someone’s fragility online.

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Bernardette J. Brooten – Love Between Women. Early Christian Responses to Female Homoeroticism : Free Download, Borrow, and Streaming : Internet Archive

E arly Christianity emerged in a world in which people from various walks of life acknowledged that women could have sexual contact with women. Close textual analysis of several early Christian writers demonstrates that they knew more about sexual relations between women than previous scholars have assumed, which accords with…

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Supreme Court’s selective reading of US history ignored 19th-century women’s support for ‘voluntary motherhood’

Suffragists argued that legalizing birth control and abortion would hurt women, who already had few legal rights at the time. They said that men would then use these legal freedoms to further abuse and control women.Instead, suffragists embraced an idea they termed “voluntary motherhood.” This meant that women had the…

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Serena Out: The GOAT’s Career Ends With Epic U.S. Open Battle

It was drama, then agony.The tennis career of Serena Williams, the greatest player ever in her sport, if not the most dominant professional athlete ever, ended tonight after a laborious three sets at the U.S. Open inside Arthur Ashe Stadium in Queens, N.Y.Serena Williams finally succumbed, 7-5, 6-7, 6-1, after…

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The Charleston Market: Enslaved Black Women Take Control

The Charleston Market was a place of tremendous activity. Farmers brought their produce in from the countryside. Fishermen hawked their catch. Peddlars sold bread and cakes. And at the heart of it all were the expert traders, who always got the best goods, knew how to corner the market on…

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