“I don’t know what’s going to happen if they let women play in baseball,” Babe Ruth said. “Of course, they never will make good. Why? Because they are too delicate. It would kill them to play ball every day.”
When “Manifesta” was first released in 2000, it was a groundbreaking account of feminist struggles at the turn of the millennium. Now it’s an essential feminist text. In recognition of the 20th anniversary edition, we talked to Jennifer and Amy about their lives, “Manifesta” and feminism across the past twenty years.
Women-only cars on the Hudson and Manhattan Railroad’s “Hudson Tube” route through the McAdoo Tunnel from 23rd Street in Manhattan to Hoboken, New Jersey, are proving popular.
With this year’s celebration of Women’s History Month aligning with the anniversary of suffrage, we wanted to point out some of the recurrent myths about women’s history we come across as historians.
Today was a busy one for the Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage as it became a national organization, adopted a constitution and launched a suffrage campaign that puts it in direct competition with another effort by the National American Woman Suffrage Association.
On March 18, the founder of the WP Theater—formerly known as The Women’s Project—Julia Miles passed away after a long life of mentoring and producing work in the theatre industry for and by women.
Hard as it may be to believe, a decade has passed since the battle over the 19th Amendment was still being furiously fought. The celebrations marking the end of that struggle on August 26, 1920, are already well under way, and all generations of suffragists will be honored during this 10th anniversary year.
Although she once crisscrossed the globe advocating for women’s rights, most Americans know nothing of her life or work today. Because she was a socialist, she gets written out of the herstories of global feminism.
The United States Supreme Court ruled unanimously today that American women are “persons” and “citizens,” but not persons or citizens entitled to vote as a result of passage of the 14th Amendment.
Empress Theodora made direct contributions to a legal code that influenced the American Constitution, English common law and even modern international public law. So, who is Empress Theodora?