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If At First You Don't Succeed

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 10.08.2014 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

Many of the women who changed America, and who have been inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame, met significant adversity along their paths.

Hockey Sticks, Curling Stones, Broken Bones

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 05.02.2014 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

Dr. Gloria Beim stands on the shoulders of those women in the medical profession who came before her. Let's discover some of those pioneering women.

Don't Mess With Harriet Tubman

Victoria A. Brownworth | Posted 10.20.2013 | Gay Voices
Victoria A. Brownworth

The questions raised by Russell Simmons' "Harriet Tubman sex tape" and also by the "Slap Hillary" video game (which, unlike the sex tape, is still up) are simple and succinct: Why is violence against women a joke to men? Why is disrespecting female historical figures OK?