Archive for June, 2024

Women and Adversity: Jane Addams, Lesbian Co-founder of Hull House in Chicago

June 13, 2024

Women and Adversity: Jane Addams, Lesbian Co-founder of Hull House   To recognize June as Pride Month, I’m featuring famous women who were lesbians. I wrote a post about Jane Addams on this ...

Women and Adversity: Alice Guy-Blaché First Woman Film Director

May 23, 2024

Women and Adversity: Alice Guy-Blaché First Woman Film Director First Woman to own a Film Company The film industry emerged more than a century ago, but few people know that French-born Alice G ...

Women and Adversity: Margaret E. Knight, ‘Woman Edison’ Inventor of Machines

May 9, 2024

Women and Adversity: Margaret E. Knight   ‘Woman Edison’ Inventor of Machines Margaret “Mattie” Eloise Knight is quoted as saying, “I’m only sorry I couldn’t have had as good a ch ...

Women and Adversity: Amy Vine, Founder of Urban Vine and Promise Land Farm

March 14, 2024

Women and Adversity: Amy Vine, Founder Urban Vine Botanical Center Amy Vine of Clarkston, Michigan wanted to provide activities and employment for her son and her adopted brother and sister, all ...

Women and Adversity: My Interview for writersonthemove.com

January 28, 2024

Women and Adversity: My Interview for writersonthemove.com I was honored to be featured in writersonthemove.com by Suzanne Lieurance, author of 40 books and a writing coach. The complete interview ...

Women and Adversity: Welcome, 2024!

January 11, 2024

This year marks the 10th anniversary of me writing Women and Adversity. As I stated in my initial 2023 post, I started this blog to promote women writers and praise their achievements. I expanded pa ...

Women and Adversity: Anya Williams Interim Governor of Turks and Caicos

June 8, 2023

My husband and I recently returned from a Caribbean cruise where one of the ports was Grand Turk Island, a place we had never visited. The guide on our around-the-island tour mentioned several ...

Women and Adversity: May, The Month for Mothers, Kathy Headlee Miner, Founder, Mothers Without Borders

May 25, 2023

Women and Adversity: Kathy Headlee Miner Founder, Mothers Without Borders Kathy Headlee Miner remembers a woman in Mumbai, India, infected with the HIV virus asking her, “Who will care for my c ...

Women and Adversity: Donna Everhart, Novelist

April 27, 2023

Women and Adversity: Donna Everhart Novelist Pelican Bookstore in Sunset Beach, North Carolina arranged for novelist Donna Everhart to appear recently at Silver Coast Winery in Ocean Isle Beach. ...

Women and Adversity: March, Women’s History Month, Marie Benedict, Writer of Historical Fiction

March 23, 2023

Women and Adversity: March, Women’s History Month Marie Benedict Writer of Historical Fiction As I said in my post about Pam Jenoff, I can’t let Women’s History Month pass without featur ...

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