Whether it’s “Moms Demand Action” or “Yes, We Code”, or the class of professional women in government we have come to know through televised events—Prosecutors, Judges, Ambassadors, Accountants, Attorneys, Assistants, Fact Witnesses, or elected officials—we are seeing everywhere that women are refusing to sit down and shut up. If anything, crises ranging from Climate Emergency … Continue reading “Speaking Truth to Nonsense: Women are doing the “heavy lifting” in calling government to account”
TODAY IN FEMINIST HISTORY!
Today, in 1917, NEW YORK becomes an equal suffrage state! Read more HERE!
What’s Going On? (Marin Gaye aNd Jon Lion Fine Art
WOMEN New Photograph of a Young Harriet “Moses” Tubman Shared by the Smithsonian Institution
Taken around 1868 and found in an album kept by a comrade Abolitionist, Tubman is seen here in youthful middle-age (perhaps early 40s), showing a calm strength and self-possessed manner. Other extant photographs show her as an old and frail woman; in this new photo, she radiates power and purpose. See her here: apple.news/Ar8SMnS_QRyq3Jcdum_Z3zw
Saudi Arabia: Abusive Charges Against Women Activists | Human Rights Watch
“After nearly a year of accusations in Saudi government media that these brave champions of women’s rights are ‘foreign agents,’ the actual charges against them appear to be simply a list of their efforts to promote women’s rights,” said Michael Page, deputy Middle East director at Human Rights Watch. Saudi Arabia’s charges against women’s rights defenders … Continue reading Saudi Arabia: Abusive Charges Against Women Activists | Human Rights Watch
Wondering Why it’s a Big Deal to Keep Your Own Name When Marrying?
Read how it happened and why it matters: Lucy Stone, the first woman from MA to get a college degree, abolitionist and suffragist made it happen! Lucy Stone, Suffragist
BLACK WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP
We are all aware that women's participation in great historical movements is routinely lessened, disappeared, and forgotten. Read about Black women In The Civil Rights Movement of the last century below to remember our sisters who changed a piece of our world! Black Women in the Civil Rights Movement