Ep232. Better Faster Farther: How Running Changed Everything We Know About Women, An Interview With Maggie Mertens
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6d ago
Falling uteruses! Epic gore! A vindicated grandma! Author of 'Better Faster Farther: How Running Changed Everything We Know About Women,' Maggie Mertens joins the ladies to talk about these topics and more! Better Faster Farther explores the history of women in running, the myths that were designed to hold women back, and the liberation women have found in running. Get your copy of Better Faster Farther NOW wherever you get your books! Find Maggie on: https://maggiemertens.com/ Instagram: @maggiejmertens ..read more
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Ep231. That Time I Adopted My Girlfriend & Girlish Trash
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by Wining About Herstory
1w ago
With thanks to Li Perez, the ladies are drinking some GORG Stella Pino Grigio to wine about boobs, women, and how history hates women! First, Emily tells the story of author Nobuku Yoshiya, an open lesbian who defined the Shojo and Yuri genres and went to extreme legal lengths to be with her partner! Then, Kelley tells the story of Vasilissa Vasilyenva, a Russian woman who preferred wearing men's clothes, much to the confusion of the Tsar. When the Tsar began going to great lengths to determine Vasilissa's sex (none of which involved having a conversation) things got weird. Prep the adoption p ..read more
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Ep230. The Valiant Ladies of Pitosi & In My Present Makeup
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by Wining About Herstory
2w ago
If you like obscure LGBTQ+ women from history that you DEF should have heard of, then BRING YA ASS to this week's episode! First, Kelley tells the story of the ultimate odd couple, Ana Lezama de Urinza and Eustaquia de Sonza, who bonded over a love of swordplay and vigilante justice. Then, Emily brings her ass back to Minnesota to tell the story of Cecelia Regina Gonzaga, who was arrested in Minneapolis for the sensational crime of wearing women's clothes and became an icon. Grab some Minnesota sushi and BRING YA ASS because we're wining about herstory ..read more
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Ep229. An American Airman & The Lady of the Air
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3w ago
Secret double lives! Aerial jail breaks! Extreme sandwiches! This week's episode has it all. First, Emily explores the history of LGBTQ+ folks in the military through the story of Master Sergeant Helen Godvin. Throughout her 20 year career in the Air Force, Helen was forced to live a double life due to the U.S. Military's homophobic policies. At work, she was a single straight woman and at home, she was a loving mother and partner. Despite the incredible stress and paranoia of hiding her sexuality from the military, Helen never faltered and never failed. Then, Kelley tells the twisty (and a li ..read more
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Ep228. Mother to All & Flying Solo
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1M ago
How do you tell if a toy is for a boy or a girl? What's the most magical word in the English language? Learn all of this and more in this week's episode! Kelley travels back to the Philippines to tell the incredible story of Josefa Llanes Escoda, a woman who worked to support the women and children of her country through education and scouting- and then the Fire Nation attacked. Then, Emily tells the story of Harita Kaur Deol, a girl who had a love of flying and, thanks to changes in the military, was able to fulfill her dream as an Indian Air Force pilot, flying full speed through the glass c ..read more
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Ep227. Stagecoach Mary & Big Courage
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by Wining About Herstory
1M ago
This week's very special episode is brought to you by pug chaos! Enjoy the melodic tones of snoring dogs rustling through Target bags! Emily tells the epic tale of Mary Fields, a woman who had one epic mission- to deliver the mail, regardless of rain, shine, or bandits! Then, Kelley tells the story of Ani Pachen, a Tibetan woman who just wanted to bring peace to her people- and then the Japanese attacked. Grab that piece of metal before your dog eats it and pray to the octopus goddess, St. Ursula, because we're wining about herstory ..read more
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Ep227. Stagecoach Mary & Big Courage
Wining About Herstory
by Wining About Herstory
1M ago
This week's very special episode is brought to you by pug chaos! Enjoy the melodic tones of snoring dogs rustling through Target bags! Emily tells the epic tale of Mary Fields, a woman who had one epic mission- to deliver the mail, regardless of rain, shine, or bandits! Then, Kelley tells the story of Ani Pachen, a Tibetan woman who just wanted to bring peace to her people- and then the Japanese attacked. Grab that piece of metal before your dog eats it and pray to the octopus goddess, St. Ursula, because we're wining about herstory ..read more
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Ep226. Federation Feminist & The Greatest Player You’ve Never Heard Of
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by Wining About Herstory
1M ago
This week the ladies are talking sports with to athletic angels who worked to break the racial and gender barriers imposed in sports! Kelley tells the story of Alice Milliat, an accomplished athlete that campaigned for more opportunities for women in sports. Then, Emily covers Toni Stone, who had to battle not only racism but also sexism to become one of the only women to play professional baseball. Hop on the krankenwagen and do the damn thing, because we're wining about herstory ..read more
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Ep224. Commander Beauty Queen & The Unknown Woman of the Seine
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by Wining About Herstory
2M ago
Rebel forces and floating corpses, these are just a few of our favorite things! First, Kelley tells the story of the beauty queen battle axe Remedios Gomez-Paraiso who led rebel forces into battle against the occupying Japanese army in her pageant best. Then, Emily covers who may be our most unknown woman of all time, a nameless young woman who was found floating in the river, but her face would change the world. Grab your orphan dog and don't forget to do you nails, because we're wining about herstory ..read more
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Ep223. Catholic Cat Lady & The Florence Nightingale of the Sea
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by Wining About Herstory
2M ago
If you're looking for cats, traitorous seamen, and a man's opinion about 'woman sports' then you've come to the right place! This week, Emily discovers her own personal savior, St. Gertrude of Nivelles, who used her love of service to avoid throngs of thirsty suitors. Then, Kelley tells the incredible story of Mary Ann Brown Patten, a ride or die bitch who captained her husband's ship when he became ill, contending with violent seas, craven crew members, and an utterly thankless world. Grab your favorite feline and climb aboard because we're wining about herstory ..read more
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