The Strength and Power of Iranian Girls and Women

On September 13th, 2022, twenty-two-year-old Mahsa Amini was arrested in Tehran by the Guidance Patrol, Iran’s morality police, for supposedly violating the country’s strict laws requiring women to cover their hair. Hours after being detained, Mahsa Amini...

Meet the Interns: Hannah Grey

Hi, my name is Hannah and I’m very excited to start my internship with the Girl Museum. As you can see from the picture, I was an academic from day one – well – not really, but this picture marks my first day of ‘big’ school and what I...

OK to not always be OK

Well, here I am again, not knowing what to write for a Staff Rant. So many things swirling in my brain, but trying to grab just one of them is as fruitless as trying to grab a wisp of a cloud. They just flit away, mocking me intensely. If you’re thinking this...

Girl Pictures: the Unknowable Teenage Girl

“Boy Torture: the Two-Headed Monster” (1999) by Justine Kurland from the series Girl Pictures When imagining girlhood in a rather vague sense, what comes to mind is plastic. Plastic dolls, plastic pink crowns and shoes and jewelry. A stiff neon...

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