A Woman Invented That?

February 21, 2011 0

Need a invention that will lower, even eliminate our dependence on oil?  Look to a woman.  According to the 2011 Lemelson-MIT Invention Index, which measures Americans’ perceptions on inventing and innovations, women ages 16-25 “indicate […]

When Marriage was a Felony: One Woman’s Fight

January 18, 2011 0

On June 2nd, 1958, Mildred Dolores Jeter married her longtime sweetheart Richard Perry Loving in Washington, D.C. She was just 18 and pregnant with their first child. Five weeks after the wedding, on July 14th, […]

Give Women An Inch and They Take a Whole Country

September 23, 2010 0

Switzerland had to be dragged up the steps of equality, kicking and screaming before it finally had a federal referendum allowing women’s suffrage in 1971. Although some cantons allowed women’s suffrage prior to that, much […]

FROM THE VAULT: John Glenn Sucks

September 10, 2010 0

“My mother could probably pass the physical exam that they give preseason for the Redskins, but I doubt if she could play too many games for them.” John Glenn, (July 18, 1962) testimony before the […]

Are Women People?

July 1, 2010 0

Alice Duer Miller (1874-1942) wrote a woman suffrage column for the New York Tribune in 1915 and 1917 called “Are Women People?”  She takes on issues and men who criticize women for wanting to vote […]

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