Quiz: How Well Do You Know Ms.?

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                    Forty years has certainly been enough time for Ms. magazine to make its own history within the Women’s Movement. Ms. was there for a multitude of memorable moments–from Anita Hill’s testimony before the U.S. Senate, to the Year of the Woman, to being one of […]

Ms. Quiz: Do You Know These Laws That Advanced Women’s Rights?

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                      Election Day is looming, and that means you’ll be choosing the women and men who make our laws. To fire you up about voting, in addition to our weekly Know Your November Ballot rundown of state initiatives, we offer the quiz below to inspire […]

What Was Ginni Thomas Thinking? Top 5 Possibilities

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By now we’ve all heard the news about Ginni and Anita. Nearly 20 years after the Hill/Thomas sexual harassment scandal, Thomas’s wife, Virginia “Ginni” Thomas, made an utterly bizarre early-morning call to Anita Hill on Saturday, Oct. 9, suggesting Hill apologize and provide “some full explanation of why you did what you did with my […]

9 Questions About 90 Years of Suffrage

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On Aug. 26 we celebrate Women’s Equality Day–and this year it’s the 90th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, when women in the U.S. finally won the right to vote. So how much do you know about the long fight for women’s suffrage? Take our test and find out: [QUIZZIN 7] ABOVE: Photo […]

From the Stacks: Pre-1972 Women’s History Quiz

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Can you name 10 women who have made important contributions to American history and development? (No presidents’ wives, writers or singers–and no one living today.) If this was difficult, try naming 10 men. Easy? In honor of Women’s History Month, we’ve gone back into the archives and found this delightful quiz originally printed in the […]