When Puppet Shows Were Too Violent For Kids
How much violence do we accept in our entertainment? 19th-century Punch and Judy shows were misogynistic, murderous, and definitely not for children.
A Garden of One’s Own
As the suburbs emerged in the 19th century, middle-class women, barred from waged labor, took to their gardens to remain productive.
How 19th Century Cotton Mills Influenced Workplace Gender Roles
The spinners' union made it nearly impossible for women to secure reliable work in the cotton mills, instituting their proper role in the workplace.
Playboy‘s Complicated Relationship with Feminism
Playboy has begun producing some surprisingly feminist content in recent months.