A Centennial Celebration of Suffrage: The Seattle Times Pacific NW magazine (August 11, 2019) It’s important to keep the story relevant, especially in times where our democracy is until siege. It’s important to pass the torch to those following in our footsteps.
https://www.forbes.com/sites/anneeaston/2020/07/10/american-masters–unladylike2020-the-changemakers-highlights-the-pioneering-female-politicians-who-continue-to-influence-the-fight-for-equality/#3584ec0b017f The women highlighted in Unladylike2020 are five little-known trailblazers such as Martha Hughes Cannon, the country’s first female state senator; Jeannette Rankin, the first woman elected to the U.S. Congress; Mary Church Terrell, a leader in the anti-lynching movement
https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2020/07/05/886043783/the-kung-fu-nuns-of-kathmandu Nuns practice kung fu as a part of their daily routine at Druk Amitabha Mountain nunnery in Kathmandu, Nepal This story was reported and photographed in January, before the global pandemic. The text has been updated to reflect the
A longer post than most, in honor of Gay Pride Month. More posts to follow. ENJOY! http://riseupwomensongs.com/ Back in March I posted Feminist Songs Celebrating Powerful Women. Many in this documentary were featured in that one. What was omitted I
This is another empowering story of a woman who “did it anyway,” regardless of popular beliefs of the day. Katherine Blodgett’s invisible contribution was to the blockbuster film of 1939, “Gone with the Wind,” which went on to win many