Episode 27 – Nellie Bly aka Elizabeth Cochrane: Revolutionising Journalism part Two

In this episode of Great Woman Theory, our hosts continue discussing the life and achievements of Nellie Bly, the pen name of Elizabeth Cochrane. Learn all about her trip around the world in 80 days, her novels, and her stint as an industrialist, before heading back to her one true love, journalism. Listen on iTunes.Listen on Spotify. … Continue reading Episode 27 – Nellie Bly aka Elizabeth Cochrane: Revolutionising Journalism part Two

Episode 26 – Elizabeth Cochrane aka Nellie Bly: Revolutionising journalism Part One

Content warning: this episode contains discussion of mental health and mental institutions that may be distressing to some listeners. In this episode of Great Woman Theory, our hosts discuss the early life and achievements of one of the first investigative journalists, Elizabeth Cochrane, also known under her pen name, Nellie Bly. Called a 'stunt girl' … Continue reading Episode 26 – Elizabeth Cochrane aka Nellie Bly: Revolutionising journalism Part One

Episode 25 – Margaret E. Knight: Inventor Extraordinaire

In this episode of Great Woman Theory, our hosts discuss the amazing mind of Margaret E. Knight, a brilliant inventor from the mid-late 1800s. Her 89 inventions shaped the world in which we now live, so of course, she was the perfect subject for us. Listen to hear all about them and her fierce defence … Continue reading Episode 25 – Margaret E. Knight: Inventor Extraordinaire

Episode 23 – Berthe Morisot: Impressionist Icon part 2

We're back after a short break for episode 23 of Great Woman Theory, in which we discuss the later life of artistic genius Berthe Morisot, impressionist painter and trailblazer. Was she really caught in a tragic love triangle? Was Eugène Manet a true feminist icon? And why was Édouard Manet so into duelling with swords? … Continue reading Episode 23 – Berthe Morisot: Impressionist Icon part 2

Episode 22 – Berthe Morisot: Impressionist Icon Part One

In this episode of Great Woman Theory, our hosts discuss Berthe Morisot, the incredible impressionist painter of the late 19th century. Expected only to paint for the entertainment of men, she refused to settle for anything less than the career her talent deserved. Join us to hear part one of her hilarious, courageous, and sometimes … Continue reading Episode 22 – Berthe Morisot: Impressionist Icon Part One

Episode 21 – Ettie Rout: Guardian Angel of the ANZACs

In this episode of Great Woman Theory, our hosts discuss the scandalous life of Ettie Rout. One of the first campaigners for safe-sex practices in war-time. Her work defied the New Zealand government to protect the lives and livelihoods of sex workers and soldiers, for which she was blacklisted from New Zealand publications. Listen on iTunes.Listen … Continue reading Episode 21 – Ettie Rout: Guardian Angel of the ANZACs

Episode 5 – Marsha P Johnson: Transgender Power, Transgender Pride

Content Warning: This podcast discusses themes which may be distressing, including transphobic violence. This episode of Great Woman Theory looks into the life and work of Marsha P Johnson, LGBTQIA+ rights activist, advocate for transgender youth, and icon for the rights of black transgender women everywhere. What does the P stand for? Why did she … Continue reading Episode 5 – Marsha P Johnson: Transgender Power, Transgender Pride

Episode 4 – Dora Maar: More Than The Weeping Woman

In this episode of Shes Right's podcast, Great Woman Theory, our hosts contend with the struggles of lockdown to bring you the story of Dora Maar, photographer, artist, entrepreneur, and survivor of an abusive relationship with Pablo Picasso. She was famously painted as the "Weeping Woman", but she is so much more than Picasso's muse. … Continue reading Episode 4 – Dora Maar: More Than The Weeping Woman

Episode 3 – Coretta Scott King: Mother of the Civil Rights Movement

…Women should allow our essence and presence to shine, rather than letting ourselves be buried or shunted to the sidelines.[2] This is the third episode of Great Woman Theory – a podcast discussing great women and feminist events in history. In this episode, learn about Coretta Scott King, activist, musician, mother, and wife of Martin Luther King … Continue reading Episode 3 – Coretta Scott King: Mother of the Civil Rights Movement

Episode 2 – Anne Brontë: The Forgotten Fearless Feminist

This is the second episode of Great Woman Theory – a podcast discussing great women and feminist events in history. This episode explores the life and works of author Anne Brontë, lesser known sister of Charlotte (author of Jane Eyre), and Emily (author of Wuthering Heights).[1] Although denied the fame and acclaim her sister received, … Continue reading Episode 2 – Anne Brontë: The Forgotten Fearless Feminist