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And You Thought You Had Thanksgiving Off: Gender Inequality in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Lily Blau | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Lily Blau

In some ways, the last thing even I want with the turkey is a side of feminist frustration. But in the 84-year history of the parade, only 10 female characters have ever sailed down the avenues.

Girl Power: Great Feminists You May Not Know (Because Some Are Still in High School!)

Lily Blau | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Lily Blau

When Shelby Knox was 15, she led a campaign in her hometown of Lubbock, Texas, against the town's federally funded abstinence-only education.