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How Long Must Women Wait for Liberty? Suffrage Still a Controversial Topic in 2015

Melissa Jun Rowley | Posted 10.29.2015 | Women
Melissa Jun Rowley

It is important to remember that no one pulled that seat out for women, and there are still fewer seats at the table for them, that those seats were built none-too-long ago, and made of softwood.

Rapper's Hunger Strike Shows Power of Ancient Form of Protest

Stefan Simanowitz | Posted 10.22.2015 | World
Stefan Simanowitz

By starving themselves slowly the hunger striker makes public the very private act of dying and their suffering becomes a source of strength eliciting strong emotions among supporters and observers.

Deeds Not Words -- Making Mov[i]es That Matter

Kamala Lopez | Posted 09.21.2015 | Entertainment
Kamala Lopez

The whys and wherefores, along with the "studies," "focus groups," "research," and other code terms for ineffectual activity and BS, fly fast and furious in Hollywood. There is so much activity, in fact, that a layperson might imagine something is actually occurring.

Quick! What's Happening August 26, Really?

Gloria Feldt | Posted 08.26.2015 | Women
Gloria Feldt

If you said "Women's Equality Day," you'd be right. And if you said it's the 95th anniversary of the date in 1920 when women's right to vote officially entered the U.S. Constitution, you'd be spot on.

5 Things You May Not Know About the Seneca Falls Convention

Rebecca Price | Posted 07.21.2015 | Women
Rebecca Price

Notable reformers were present, such as Frederick Douglas. It launched the national career of Elizabeth Cady Stanton. And it set into motion events and relationships that would forever change American society. Here are five things you may not know about the convention.

Feminism: 4th Down?

Cate Montana | Posted 04.15.2014 | Women
Cate Montana

Once upon a time, feminism was a clear-cut moral and social imperative and sheer common sense. Now the F word means rants on New Feminism, embodied feminism, Miley Cyrus and rebranding. It's a commodity. Ad agency fodder.

100 Years Later, Legacy Endures for Suffragists

David Orr | Posted 08.11.2013 | Chicago
David Orr

We all owe a huge debt of gratitude to the legions of women who led the fight, many of whom were considered extreme radicals at the time. Most suffragists first fought on behalf of other causes.

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 ...

Women In The Muslim World Need Genuine Reform

Ida Lichter, M.D. | Posted 07.24.2012 | Religion
Ida Lichter, M.D.

Is misogyny prevalent and gaining traction in the Muslim world and why did most women vote for Islamists in Middle East elections?

50 Million Will March

Brent Budowsky | Posted 12.20.2011 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

America has entered a new political era of protest and patriotism in a great and powerful tradition. When winter turns to spring, those who seek to champion the 99 percent are poised to mobilize for the largest protests in the history of America, and the world.

The Way It Is: Are Liberals Disgusting?

Dan Agin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dan Agin

Is rapid change really repulsive? A hundred years ago, thousands of British and American women decided they had waited long enough for political justice and they joined the Suffragette Movement.

Who Are The Women Against Sarah Palin?

Susan Sawyers | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Sawyers

In late August, Lyra Kilston, 31, and Quinn Latimer, 30, two not-very-political editors for Modern Painters magazine, found themselves suddenly immersed in the Presidential campaign.