The History of National Women's History Month
The celebratory month has its roots in the socialist and labor movements.
How Bicycles Boosted the Women's Rights Movement
Susan B. Anthony said that the bicycle did "more to emancipate women than anything else in the world."
Well-Behaved Women Make History Too
What gets lost when it’s only the rebel girls who get lionized?
The Two Women’s Movements
Feminism has been on the march since the 1970s, but so has the conservative backlash.
Catching Up to Pauli Murray
From today's vantage, the remarkable achievements of the writer and social justice activist are finally coming into focus.
New York Review of Books
The Blackwell Sisters and the Harrowing History of Modern Medicine
A new biography of the pioneering doctors shows why “first” can be a tricky designation.
The New Yorker
The Internationalist History of the US Suffrage Movement
What we miss when we tell the story of women's rights activism as a strictly national tale.
National Park Service
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