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Celebrating 50 years of Feminism at our National Conference, June 2016

National NOW commemorates 50 years of feminist grassroots activism with our 50th Anniversary Gala and Forward Feminism Conference at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill. 160 more words


Michelle Obama

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Photo: 8th of April, People Magazine

Michelle Obama’s position in the intersection of race & gender has been a tremendous benefit to the feminist movement in the United States and around the World. 139 more words


Judy Chicago

Judy Chicago is one of my favorite artists. She is known as one of the more vocal feminist artists in the art world. One of her best known art installations is titled: The Dinner Party—which is at the Elizabeth A. 177 more words


Marcia Clark

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‘The People vs. OJ Simpson’ recently concluded on FX and I’m sure it has opened up an entirely new dialogue regarding the case, specifically the sexism and vitriol that Marcia Clark was forced to endure during the trial. 72 more words


1920’s Era Period Make up

The 1920s was the era of the Flapper, evenings full of jazz and nice girls playing bad. Makeup played a huge part in women’s life to recover from the horrors of the recent war and to assert their new sense of feminine power. 573 more words


Liza Donnelly Humorist/Feminist

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Changes, written by Liza Donnelly in her blog http://nocountryforyoungwomen.com/2012/09/liza-cartoonist-–-on-humor-and-feminism/
“The spurt of female humor and creativity and the pushback of media began to change in the ’80s and ’90s. 150 more words


Phyllis Schlafly

In the 1970s when the ERA reached Congress, a conservative lawyer/activist by the name of Phyllis Schlafly heavily rallied against the ratification of it. She led a conservative women’s movement because she strongly believed that women were only meant to do traditional domestic roles. 208 more words