suffragettes

Feminists of every age and gender: it’s time to march for women’s rights.
Women in New York City are visiting the resting place of Susan B. Anthony today and leaving their "I Voted" stickers on her grave.
Five important women in U.S. history will soon be joining Alexander Hamilton.
It is important to remember that no one pulled that seat out for women, and there are still fewer seats at the table for them, that those seats were built none-too-long ago, and made of softwood.
By starving themselves slowly the hunger striker makes public the very private act of dying and their suffering becomes a source of strength eliciting strong emotions among supporters and observers.
The whys and wherefores, along with the "studies," "focus groups," "research," and other code terms for ineffectual activity and BS, fly fast and furious in Hollywood. There is so much activity, in fact, that a layperson might imagine something is actually occurring.
If you said "Women's Equality Day," you'd be right. And if you said it's the 95th anniversary of the date in 1920 when women's right to vote officially entered the U.S. Constitution, you'd be spot on.
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.
Once upon a time, feminism was a clear-cut moral and social imperative and sheer common sense. Now the F word means rants on New Feminism, embodied feminism, Miley Cyrus and rebranding. It's a commodity. Ad agency fodder.
We all owe a huge debt of gratitude to the legions of women who led the fight, many of whom were considered extreme radicals at the time. Most suffragists first fought on behalf of other causes.
Cat memes have been around for much, much longer than we thought. [h/t BuzzFeed] Human-Animal Studies Images blogger Corey
Is misogyny prevalent and gaining traction in the Muslim world and why did most women vote for Islamists in Middle East elections?
America has entered a new political era of protest and patriotism in a great and powerful tradition. When winter turns to spring, those who seek to champion the 99 percent are poised to mobilize for the largest protests in the history of America, and the world.
Is rapid change really repulsive? A hundred years ago, thousands of British and American women decided they had waited long enough for political justice and they joined the Suffragette Movement.
In late August, Lyra Kilston, 31, and Quinn Latimer, 30, two not-very-political editors for Modern Painters magazine, found themselves suddenly immersed in the Presidential campaign.