Bea Arthur Shelter For LGBT Homeless Youth In NYC To Open In Early 2017
In early 2017, homeless LGBT youth in New York City will be thanking late "Golden Girls" star Bea Arthur for being a friend when an 18-bed shelter operated by the Ali Forney Center opens in the East V...
Peace activists and Gloria Steinem ready to cross Korea DMZ
Marchers from Pyongyang to Seoul include two Nobel laureates and are facing criticism after Ms. Steinem said it was 'bananas' to criticize North Korea over human rights. The march is due to start Sund...
The Fight for Women’s Suffrage - Women’s History
On Election Day in 1920, millions of American women exercised their right to vote for the first time. It took activists and reformers nearly 100 years to win that right, and the campaign was not easy:...
Charlize Theron and Sean Penn look so in love as they hit the Cesar Awards in Paris along with Kristen Stewart and Marion Cotillard
Penn, the ex of Robin Wright and Madonna, recently opened up about how in love he is with girlfriend Theron who has an adopted son.
AMERICAN EXPERIENCE | The Abolitionists - Angelina Grimké | PBS
Angelina Grimké, the outspoken daughter of a wealthy Charleston, South Carolina plantation family, believed that slavery was a sin and a stain on the nation....
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Matilda Joslyn Gage
Matilda Electa Gage (née Joslyn; March 24, 1826 – March 18, 1898) was a suffragist, a Native American activist, an abolitionist, a freethinker, and a prolific author, who was "born with a hatred...
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Bea Arthur Shelter For LGBT Homeless Youth In NYC To Open In Early 2017
In early 2017, homeless LGBT youth in New York City will be thanking late "Golden Girls" star Bea Arthur for being a friend when an 18-bed shelter operated by the Ali Forney Center opens in the East V...
Peace activists and Gloria Steinem ready to cross Korea DMZ
Marchers from Pyongyang to Seoul include two Nobel laureates and are facing criticism after Ms. Steinem said it was 'bananas' to criticize North Korea over human rights. The march is due to start Sund...
Doris Fleischman
Doris Elsa Fleischman Bernays (July 18, 1891 – July 10, 1980), was an American public relations executive and feminist activist. Fleischman was a member of the Lucy Stone League, a group which encoura...
The Fight for Women’s Suffrage - Women’s History
On Election Day in 1920, millions of American women exercised their right to vote for the first time. It took activists and reformers nearly 100 years to win that right, and the campaign was not easy:...
Charlize Theron and Sean Penn look so in love as they hit the Cesar Awards in Paris along with Kristen Stewart and Marion Cotillard
Penn, the ex of Robin Wright and Madonna, recently opened up about how in love he is with girlfriend Theron who has an adopted son.
Catherine Itzin
Catherine Lenore Itzin (29 May 1944, in Iowa City, Iowa, USA – 9 March 2010) was a critic specialising in alternative theatre and later an advisor on women's issues.Itzin emigrated to Britain in...
Lorena Weeks
Lorena W. Weeks (born 1929) was the plaintiff in an important sex discrimination case, Weeks v. Southern Bell (1966). She claimed that Southern Bell had violated her rights under the 1964 Civil Right...
Mary Ritter Beard
Mary Ritter Beard (August 5, 1876, Indianapolis, Indiana – August 14, 1958) was an American historian and archivist, who played an important role in the women's suffrage movement and was a lifel...
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Parker Pillsbury
Parker Pillsbury (September 22, 1809 – July 7, 1898) was an American minister and advocate for abolition and women's rights.Pillsbury was born in Hamilton, Massachusetts. He moved to Henniker, ...
Meredith Tax
Meredith Tax is an American writer and political activist.
Tax was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1942, the daughter of Archie Tax, a doctor, and Martha Brazy Tax. She attended Whitefish Bay Hig...
Florence Rush
Florence Rush (January 23, 1918 – December 9, 2008) was an American certified social worker (M.S.W. from the University of Pennsylvania), feminist theorist and organizer best known for introducing The...
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Elizabeth Cady Stanton (November 12, 1815 – October 26, 1902) was an American social activist, abolitionist, and leading figure of the early women's rights movement. Her Declaration of Sentiments, pre...
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Kit Bakke
Christopher Lynn "Kit" Bakke (born December 23, 1946) is an U.S. activist. In the 1960s, she actively fought for women's rights and civil rights and she protested the Vietnam War. In college, she hel...
Catharine Van Valkenburg Waite
Catharine Van Valkenburg Waite (1829 Dumfries, New Brunswick, Canada - November 1913 Chicago) was a United States author, lawyer and women's suffrage activist.
She graduated from Oberlin College i...
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Alice S. Rossi
Alice S. Rossi (September 24, 1922 – November 3, 2009) was a pioneering feminist and sociologist.
Alice Emma Schaerr was born on September 24, 1922 in New York, New York.Rossi's scholarship ...
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Margaret Sanger
Margaret Higgins Sanger (September 14, 1879 – September 6, 1966) was an American birth control activist, sex educator, and nurse. Sanger popularized the term birth control, opened the first birth...
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Lucy R. Lippard
Lucy Lippard (born 1937) is an internationally known writer, art critic, activist and curator from the United States. Lippard was among the first writers to recognize the "dematerialization" at work i...
Sarah Louise Delany
Sarah Louise "Sadie" Delany (September 19, 1889 – January 25, 1999) was an African-American educator and civil rights pioneer who was the subject, along with her younger sister Elizabeth "Bessie" Dela...
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Sherry Wolf (activist)
Sherry Wolf (born May 4, 1965 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American socialist, Jewish anti-Zionist, independent journalist and author. Openly lesbian, she was on the Executive Committee for the LGBT N...