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Thinking back to our history classes growing up, we had one question: Where the ladies at? Enter, Encyclopedia Womannica. In just 5 minutes a day, learn about different incredible women from throughout history. In Wonder Media Network’s brand new podcast, we’re telling the stories of women you may or may not know — but definitely should.

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Thinking back to our history classes growing up, we had one question: Where the ladies at? Enter, Encyclopedia Womannica. In just 5 minutes a day, learn about different incredible women from throughout history. In Wonder Media Network’s brand new podcast, we’re telling the stories of women you may or may not know — but definitely should.

    Pride: June Jordan

    Pride: June Jordan

    June Jordan (1936-2002) was an iconic writer, poet and activist. Known for her autobiographical poetry and essays on civil rights, women’s rights, and sexual freedom, her radical art continues to be both greatly inspiring and deeply relevant.

    • 7 min
    Pride: Barbara Gittings

    Pride: Barbara Gittings

    Barbara Gittings (1932-2007) was one of the most influential members of the LGBT civil rights movement.

    • 6 min
    Pride: Stormé DeLarverie

    Pride: Stormé DeLarverie

    Stormé DeLarverie (1920-2014) was a gay rights activist who may or may not have thrown the first punch at the 1969 uprising at the Stonewall Inn.

    • 8 min
    Pride: Mercedes de Acosta

    Pride: Mercedes de Acosta

    Mercedes de Acosta (1892-1968) was a poet, playwright, and legendary costume designer. Known for her bold fashion sense and commitment to writing strong femme roles, this daring advocate never shied away from tackling taboo topics.

    • 5 min
    Pride: Charlotte Cushman

    Pride: Charlotte Cushman

    Charlotte Cushman (1816-1876) was one of America’s first celebrities of the stage. She bent gender norms, playing lead roles typically reserved for men, like Romeo and Hamlet.

    • 7 min
    Pride: Lynn Conway

    Pride: Lynn Conway

    Lynn Conway (1938-present) is a computer science pioneer and transgender activist.

    • 6 min

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