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Carolyn Curry Speaks at Georgia State University Tomorrow!

Carolyn Newton Curry, author of Suffer and Grow Strong: The life of Ella Gertrude Clanton Thomas, 1834-1907, will be speaking about Georgia native Ella Gertrude Clanton Thomas, a Civil War heroine, suffragette, and early proponent of higher education for women. 45 more words

2.4. The Fight for the Vote: Suffragists and Suffragettes

Between 1900 and 1914, there were 2 groups campaigning for the vote–the Suffragists and the Suffragettes.

The Suffragists-Moderates
In the 1800s, various groups supported women’s suffrage. 532 more words

Modern World History

21st Century Feminism

Why is it that, today, Feminism still has such a dirty connotation? At this point in the game, we can look back and see what Feminism means at its core: recognizing that women are human fucking beings that deserve equal rights as men. 530 more words


temperance and New Zealand - Kate Sheppard

Hail Aotearoa New Zealand!  In 1893, New Zealand was the first independent country to give women the vote in modern times.  Pitcairn Island did in 1838, but was not self-governing; nor was the Isle of Man which enfranchised female ratepayers in 1881, nor the Cook Islands which passed women’s suffrage days after New Zealand but held their election a month earlier. 1,204 more words

Civil Rights ... god and nature NOT the government ?

just another rant …my opinion

I don’t know about you but I think of the Declaration of Independence as our social contract … right. Though if you listen to Republicans, it seems they missed that class, ignored it or have their own ideology they are following … already.  342 more words

United States

Women's Appreciation Lucheon

To wrap up Women’s History Month we threw a Women’s Appreciation Luncheon in our hometown.  We invited women from all walks of life to share a meal and discuss several issues affecting women today.  314 more words


Equality in All Realms

With the emergence of vocal female porn advocates and the likes of Belle Knox , it can be difficult to understand the divide in how men and women view porn. 452 more words