Ladyguide: How Persephone Gets Made

As we say in our masthead, we’re a daily blog for bookish, clever women.  Would you like to know what goes on behind the scenes to bring all this wordy goodness to you every day? Read on! Read More Ladyguide: How Persephone Gets Made

A Brief History of Internet Activism

The protests in Egypt and Tunisia have shone a spotlight on Facebook and Twitter as vehicles for democratic revolt, particularly the nuts and bolts work of getting the word out, organizing, and presenting a united front to the Egyptian government. Stateside, we’ve seen Tiger BeatDown’s Sady Doyle organize two Twitter hashtag protests in the last six weeks, #MooreandMe and #DearJohn, both of which have garnered national media attention and resulted in apologies from Michael Moore and the removal of the “forcible rape” language from Republican-backed bill H.R.3. Read More A Brief History of Internet Activism

Letter from the Editor

Good morning, or whatever time of the day it happens to be while you’re reading this.   Welcome to the brand new Persephone Magazine!  We’ll be doing our best to bring you fresh content all day, every day, at least once we work out the kinks.   I’m Ophelia Payne, your humble editor,  and I’m actually three people. Read More Letter from the Editor