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Turbulent Londoners: Jane Cobden, 1851-1947

Turbulent Londoners is a series of posts about radical individuals in London’s history who contributed to the city’s contentious past, with a particular focus of women, whose contribution to history is often overlooked. 1,001 more words

London

ISO Madam Presidents 2020 and Beyond


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Following in the footsteps of the 44 other women who have run for president alone, we urge more women candidates to run in 2020 and beyond! 717 more words

Equal Rights Amendment

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

just another rant …

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 prefer the archaic ideology beliefs of that time.  510 more words

United States

Old Chest, New Woman

In Rose Standish Nichols’ bedroom, positioned at the end of her bed, is a seventeenth century English dowry chest. In 1910, the Nichols family acquired this chest from the company “John Wilson & Son” while abroad in England. 783 more words

We will not go back!

This blog post is dedicated to strong women and the men who love us.

In history, although suppressed by politics, there have always been strong women.   279 more words

History

Kathleen and Virginia

‘I don’t in the least want Mrs L.’s candid criticism; I want her cheque!’

So wrote the 22-year old Virginia Stephen in November 1904 about an essay she had just sent to the… 1,017 more words

Terry's Picks: Mary-Louise Parker, Women's EasyRig, Monumental Women

Mary-Louise Parker: We’re thrilled to be honoring Mary-Louise Parker at the Muse Awards on December 8th. Her extraordinary book, Dear Mr. You, is available now. 84 more words

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