Erin Gibson is joined each week by a cool teen to discuss a slice of herstory time ignored. From the forgotten first female astronaut trainees to abandoned Apache warriors to deserted pirates, we’ll femsplain yesteryear because y’all, the future is female and so was the past so come broaden your knowledge with us.
35:37Lil’ Debbie Sampson, an indentured child servant who taped down her boobs, shoved her hair under a hat and joined the Revolutionary War to fight the British. A brilliant woman who took advantage of a stupid time to pursue her dreams of being the first American female soldier. She's the subject this episode, hosted by Erin Gibson and Cool Teen, Ciara. We end the episode with words from female veterans about the importance of the Deborah Sampson Act. For the full video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v1_bsnd6pAo For more about the Deborah Sampson Act https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-bill/2452 [congress.gov]
Introducing History: The Shequel
0:49Women's History Month is coming and so are the women! Erin Gibson is joined each week by a cool teen to chat about influential women of the past who shaped our world walking backwards, and in heels. History: The Shequel will cover the first female astronaut trainees, to abandoned Apache warriors. Join us every Monday for a new episode of History: The Shequel, because the Future is Female, and so was the past.
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