Medieval women can teach us how to smash gender rules and the glass ceiling

To gain authority, women had to be chaste, and to behave like men by adopting “masculine” characteristics. Joan of Arc | source: BlackMac/Shutterstock.com Laura Kalas Williams, University of Exeter On the night of the US election, Manhattan’s magisterial, glass-encased [...]

Donyale Luna, Iconic American Cover Model Soars In the Heat The Civil Rights Movement Over 50 Years Ago

It’s been a dance of in and out of fashion steps, forward and back, since Donyale Luna became the first black supermodel just over 50 years ago. Len D. Henry for FashCam | The New York Times once called her “a stunning Negro model [...]