Darcey Steinke’s Flash Count Diary: Menopause and the Vindication of Natural Life is a beautiful and complex book grappling with the experience of menopause. The author interweaves research with her personal experience. What is menopause? What should it be? From the deep discomforts of sleeplessness and hot flashes to her eventual landing place that one… Read more →
Sarah Tuttle is a professor of astronomy at the University of Washington. During the day she builds spectrographs for ground-based and sub-orbital telescopes, and studies galaxy formation and evolution. She simultaneously frets about how to build community while fostering healthy selves, how she’s going to get her kid to clarinet lessons, and figuring out when she can juggle again. Her activism is is a mix of understanding reshaping the sciences using a feminist & anti-racist framework, reproductive justice and abortion funding, and being an anti-fascist Jew.