Marie Cau the first trans woman to be elected mayor in France

Marie Cau the first trans woman to be elected mayor in France

Marie Cau the first trans woman to be elected mayor in FranceAfter living in her town of Tilloy-Lez-Marchiennes for 20 years with her three kids she decided that it was time for her to do more for her community. Important dates 1965: birth of Marie Cau in Roubaix,...
Lisa Ben, editor of the first lesbian magazine

Lisa Ben, editor of the first lesbian magazine

Lisa Ben, editor of the first lesbian magazine Lisa Ben, was one of the first lesbian celebrity who created Vice Versa and wrote parodic song.  Important dates November 7, 1921: birth of Edith D. Eyde  in San Fransisco, California. 1940’s: composing music and...
Ellen Ochoa, astronaut, but not only

Ellen Ochoa, astronaut, but not only

Ellen Ochoa, the first Latina to go in spaceEllen Ochoa was born in Los Angeles on May 10, 1958. She is an American astronaut and was chief executive and the first Hispanic woman to enter space. She then became director of NASA Johnson Space Center. Important dates...
Rosa Parks, civil rights activist.

Rosa Parks, civil rights activist.

Rosa parks, civil rights activistRosa Parks was a civil rights activist who refused to give a white passenger seat on a segregated bus in Montgomery, Alabama. Her rebellion caused a boycott of the Montgomery bus. His success initiated a nationwide effort to end racial...
Mata Hari, from dancer to French intelligence

Mata Hari, from dancer to French intelligence

Mata Hari, from dancer to French intelligenceIn 1917, Mata Hari was accused of being a double agent for Germany. She was executed by a French firing squad on October 15th. Important dates August 7th, 1876: birth of Margaretha Geertruida Zelle, Leeuwarden, Netherlands...
Simone Veil, first President of the European Parliament

Simone Veil, first President of the European Parliament

Simone Veil, France's most popular politicians Simone Veil was a Holocaust surviver and guaranteed fundamental rights for women, and was a model of dedication. Important dates July 13th, 1927: birth of Simone Annie Liline Jacob (Veil) at Nice. 1943: she was arrested...