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Suffrage Movement

The Bizarre History Of Anti-Suffrage Cat Memes

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 11.03.2016 | Women

The “crazy cat lady” stereotype has been around for a very long time. In fact, 100 years ago, it was used to promote the idea that women shouldn...

20 Suffragette Memes Remind Us How Hard We’ve Fought For A Woman On The Ballot

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 11.03.2016 | Women

History has already been made this election season with a woman on the ticket of a major political party. But what about the history ― or herstory ...

The Fight for Equality and Voting Rights Continue: 95 Years after the 19th Amendment

Elisabeth MacNamara | Posted 08.21.2016 | Politics
Elisabeth MacNamara

Ninety-five years ago, after tireless work by generations of advocates, the 19th Amendment, finally, became the law of the land guaranteeing the right to vote for women. One hundred years ago, the success of the 19th Amendment did not seem so inevitable.

Lady Liberty: A Counter-Narrative

Louise Bernikow | Posted 09.03.2013 | New York
Louise Bernikow

When, on July 4th, the Statue of Liberty re-opens with fanfare, fireworks and patriotic pride, what she has meant, historically, to the bold women of the city she guards will probably not be mentioned.

LOOK: How Anti-Suffragists Used Cat Memes

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.15.2013 | Women

Cat memes have been around for much, much longer than we thought. Human-Animal Studies Images blogger Corey Wrenn unearthed a series of postcards ...