Today in Feminist History: Valentine Messages of Support Greeted Suffrage Hikers Today in Trenton

February 14, 1913: “Our feet may be sore,” declared General Rosalie Jones on the third day of the suffragist Army of the Hudson’s march from New Jersey to Washington, D.C., “but they are not cold, and every one of us will stick it out to Washington.”

Today in Feminist History: The Suffrage Hike to the White House Goes On!

February 13, 1913: This has been an eventful, but exhausting, 27-mile day of hiking by General Rosalie Jones and her suffragist Army of the Hudson.

Today in Feminist History: Suffragists Kick Off a Protest Hike from Newark to the Nation’s Capital

February 12, 1913: “On to Washington!” “Votes for Women!” Those were the enthusiastic cheers of Rosalie Jones and her hardy group of suffrage hikers as they left this morning on a trek that will make their hike from New York City to Albany two months ago seem like a brief stroll in the park.

Today in Feminist History: Amelia Earhart Wants to Fly Further—and Fight On for the ERA

February 11, 1937: Amelia Earhart—who five years ago became the first woman, and only the second person, to fly solo across the North Atlantic—announced plans today for a far more ambitious adventure.

The Ms. Q&A: What Diane Paulus Learned by Telling Gloria Steinem’s Story

“The chance to immerse myself in this project and deepen my understanding of Gloria’s life and work has been completely life-altering.”

Push Back, Move Forward: Inside the Feminist Coalition That Made a Difference

“One woman can make a difference, but it is easier if we do it in groups.” That was the motto of the National Coalition of Women’s Organizations.

Sisterhood, Herstory and Talking Circles: Inside Gloria’s Life

Stepping into Daryl Roth Theatre, just steps from Union Square, now feels like stepping into a feminist time machine.

Making Movidas in the Chicana Movement

Too many subjects of Chicana history have been willfully been written out of the master narrative—until now.

Walking the Walk: How Janet Prindle Rebuilt the Ethics of Wall Street

When Janet Prindle started working on Wall Street in 1962, she had few female colleagues and no female managers. That didn’t stop her from making her mark—and creating an organization to extend her powerful legacy.

We Heart: The Podcast Telling the Stories of “Cool Dead Women”

It’s important to know our “foremothers,” as Virginia Woolf advised us. Today, we all know her name. But what about Leonie von Zesch, a dog-sledding Alaskan dentist who cleaned cavities with hairpins? What about Alice Ball, the African American woman who discovered a cure for leprosy in Hawaii when she was only 24—only to have her Ivy-League professor steal the credit?

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