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Boston's Forgotten Role in the Women's Movement

Irene Monroe | Posted 05.05.2015 | Women
Irene Monroe

Dore documents the hilarity, excitement and outright boldness (along with the scandalous moments) of the Movement. If you thought for one moment these women lacked chutzpah, Dore quickly disabuses you of the notion.

Back-to-School Not Welcoming to All LGBTQ-Students in Massachusetts

Irene Monroe | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Irene Monroe

It's back-to-school season for most and stepping back into the scene isn't easy for a lot of students -- especially LGBTQ students.

Feminine Mystique, 50 Years Later

Madeleine M. Kunin | Posted 04.21.2013 | Politics
Madeleine M. Kunin

Betty Friedan began the conversation for equal opportunity for women. It is our charge to continue her work for gender equality throughout the world.

The Movement

Marlo Thomas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marlo Thomas

2011-03-05-marlo.jpgAs Gloria Steinem so wisely commented, "A movement is only people moving." In 1965, women were moving, separately, but headed in the same direction.

My Friend Betty Friedan

Amitai Etzioni | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Amitai Etzioni

I guess it is again open season on the author of The Feminine Mystique. The book had a major effect that alone justifies its being listed among the books whose authors ought to be celebrated rather than raked over the coals.

Stirring Up The Feminine Mystique For A New Generation

Christine Whelan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christine Whelan

I am a professor of sociology teaching classes on gender and social change -- and I have never read Betty Friedan's "The Feminine Mystique." It turns out that very few of my well-educated, feminist-leaning friends have either.