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A Real 'Suffragette City' Is Taking Over Los Angeles This Weekend
Feminists of every age and gender: it’s time to march for women’s rights.
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Susan B. Anthony's Grave Isn't The Only One We Should Visit This Election Day
Outspeak Contributor, in association with The Huffington Post
Women in New York City are visiting the resting place of Susan B. Anthony today and leaving their "I Voted" stickers on her grave.
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20 Suffragette Memes Remind Us How Hard We’ve Fought For A Woman On The Ballot
Votes for women! 🗳🇺🇸
Meet The Women Going On The Back Of The $10 Bill
Five important women in U.S. history will soon be joining Alexander Hamilton.
How Long Must Women Wait for Liberty? Suffrage Still a Controversial Topic in 2015
I'm a meditation coach, founder of the Kelly Morris Method, an...
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.
Rapper's Hunger Strike Shows Power of Ancient Form of Protest
Journalist; Writer; Broadcaster; and Human Rights Campaigner
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.
Deeds Not Words -- Making Mov[i]es That Matter
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.
Quick! What's Happening August 26, Really?
Cofounder and President, Take The Lead
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.
5 Things You May Not Know About the Seneca Falls Convention
President/CEO, Chick History, Inc.
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.
Feminism: 4th Down?
Thinker, Author, Explorer
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.
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100 Years Later, Legacy Endures for Suffragists
Cook County Clerk, reform politician
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 From The Suffrage Movement Show That History Does Repeat Itself
Cat memes have been around for much, much longer than we thought. [h/t BuzzFeed] Human-Animal Studies Images blogger Corey
Women in the Muslim World Need Genuine Reform
Ida Lichter, M.D.
Author, ‘Muslim Women Reformers: Inspiring Voices Against Oppr...
Is misogyny prevalent and gaining traction in the Muslim world and why did most women vote for Islamists in Middle East elections?
50 Million Will March
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.
The Way It Is: Are Liberals Disgusting?
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.
Who Are The Women Against Sarah Palin?
Founder #letterproject, ex BloombergEDU radio producer, former...
In late August, Lyra Kilston, 31, and Quinn Latimer, 30, two not-very-political editors for
magazine, found themselves suddenly immersed in the Presidential campaign.
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