bell hooks in Hopkinsville

At a small museum in a small Kentucky town, I found bell hooks’ girlhood. Visiting during a recent museums conference, I was exploring the many displays at the Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian County: home to many intriguing historical figures. And...

GirlSpeak: Trans across Time

In honor of Pride 2023, our podcast discussed three potential examples of transgender individuals in history that demonstrate the complexities of studying gender and the importance of recognizing LGBTQ histories. These are transgender individuals – meaning...

Black Girls are Integral to Juneteenth

As with any social movement, slavery’s end came about through a long process of people advocating against the institution. This included the words and actions of girls!

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