Notorious Victoria: The Life of Victoria Woodhull, Uncensored

In 1870, with the help of Cornelius Vanderbilt, she and her sister were the first women to run a brokerage firm on Wall Street. In 1872, she was the first woman to run for president (with Frederick Douglass as her running mate). And at a time when respectable and well-connected suffragists were still strategizing waysContinue reading “Notorious Victoria: The Life of Victoria Woodhull, Uncensored”

Rosemary’s Baby

Trigger warning after the jump Spoilers after the jump Even though he remained as faithful to the original as possible, I was never a big fan of Roman Polanski’s film adaptation of Rosemary’s Baby. That Scene was the most memorable/terrifying/skin-crawling part of the film for me, as was the chilling ending. Everything else? Meh, I’dContinue reading “Rosemary’s Baby”

My Brother My Sister: Story of a Transformation

During a visit from her little brother, affectionately nicknamed Chevey (pronounced “Chivvy”), feminist film critic Molly Haskell was stunned by the confession that Chevey had been battling some personal demons his whole life: now nearly sixty years old, he felt it was finally time to come out as a trans woman. Having carefully saved upContinue reading “My Brother My Sister: Story of a Transformation”