The Feminist Legacy of Modern Women’s Clubs

In the 1800’s and 1900’s, women’s clubs were revolutionary destinations where women could work, gather and learn alongside one another—and, in some cases, plot their next moves in the fight for equality. Today, their modern iterations aren’t much different.

Curating History

Irma McClaurin’s new Black Feminist archive offers activists the chance to determine their own legacy.

Remembering a Turning Point for Feminism

Feminists deserve to know the stories of their foremothers. That’s why one organization is building a national monument to honor the five million women who fought for the right to vote. 

The Military Pilot Who Broke Barriers for Women

The first women Nancy Love recruited had a minimum 500 flight hours. Most had more—including a 35-year-old flight instructor and mother of three with 3500 hours and a 23-year-old barnstormer with 2900.

This Is V-Day20: 20 Years Since I Met Eve

I first met Eve Ensler in a bombed-out theater in Sarajevo in 1998. She was already known by many as the playwright of the groundbreaking play, The Vagina Monologues, which she had performed off-Broadway as a one-woman show.

The Ms. Q&A: Florence Schechter is Building a Vagina Museum

“When I realized there was no vagina museum, I knew it would never exist unless I made it. I wasn’t going to wait around for someone else to have the idea independently.”

I Know a Woman: Gloria Steinem’s Pathway as a Feminist Pioneer

Behind every great woman… is another great woman. Kate Hodges traces Gloria Steinem’s path to being a feminist pioneer—and the women she met along the way.

The Women The New York Times Overlooked

The New York Times has launched Overlooked, the new project in which they are publishing the obituaries of past figures disregarded by the paper and by society at large. 

WATCH: The Official Trailer for RBG is Here

We just checked. She’s still notorious.

10 Forgotten Women Leaders Who Made Feminist History

Catch a glimpse of the campaign rallies of an unprecedented presidential campaign, the front lines of the Stonewall Riots and a chorus of voices singing in protest of apartheid outside a South African PM’s house—through the stories of the women who made history happen.

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