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And so it is that the moment is now upon us -- what was once thought of as impenetrable is now crystal clear. Young girls and boys, older girls and boys will remember this date when Hillary Rodham Clinton stood on the verge of hearing...Madame President.
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Edith Wilkinson was born 5 days before the 19th Amendment was ratified.
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Donald Trump has a new answer for why he's about to lose in a landslide. It's all a vast left-wing conspiracy. No, really.
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As members of Congress -- as well as one candidate for the presidency -- repeatedly speak about rolling back women's reproductive rights, it's time to take a hard look at the actual status of women in the United States.
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As we celebrate today's monument designation, we remain hopeful for more "deeds" that recognize the contribution of women and move them towards full equality and participation in society.
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There are constant reminders of the struggles for women -- pay inequity, pregnancy discrimination, and violence against women. Most of us experience it, read about it, and talk about it. There is only one big step that could have a significant effect on all these issues.
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Last week was Women's Equality Day. Ninety-five years ago, on August 26, 1920, women were granted the right to vote as the
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We have the right to vote and that's a powerful right. But we know that the equality dance is a marathon when we think about the many inequalities that still exist -- you've read about them -- the pay gap, the top leadership gap, the disproportionate number of women living in poverty, and so on!
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Today, we celebrate Women's Equality Day, marking the 95th anniversary of the Nineteenth Amendment, which granted American women the hard-won right to vote.
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Ninety-five years ago, after tireless work by generations of advocates, the 19th Amendment, finally, became the law of the land guaranteeing the right to vote for women. One hundred years ago, the success of the 19th Amendment did not seem so inevitable.
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Notable reformers were present, such as Frederick Douglas. It launched the national career of Elizabeth Cady Stanton. And it set into motion events and relationships that would forever change American society. Here are five things you may not know about the convention.
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Since the year 2020 marks the 100 year commemoration of the passage of the 19th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution granting women the vote, petition organizers argue that the time has long-since come for women to grace our currency, especially our paper bills.
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The fact is, Susan B. Anthony was a remarkable woman, and as February 15th was her birthday, it seems a good time to honor her lifetime of advocating for women's rights by sharing a bit about her in this week's post.
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Ninety-four years ago, August 18, 1920, Tennessee, the last state required to approve it, ratified the 19th amendment to the Constitution. In that moment, due to an "uppity" woman who raised a thoughtful son, American women gained the right to vote.
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The expression "man up" instead of "take responsibility" excludes half the population. And what's the female equivalent of "man up"? The time to excuse this sexist language is long over.