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Why Exaggerating Your Stories Is Good for Everyone, Mostly

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 08.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Lisa Earle McLeod

Great stories are fabric of our culture. They inspire noble actions because they're a spell-binding blend of real emotion and imaginative embellishment that strikes a chord of authenticity with both the teller and the listener.

You Can Thank Susan B. Anthony For Your Fulfilling Sex Life

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 06.17.2014 | Women

In her spoken word poem "Suffragette 69" posted by Button Poetry and performed at Macalester College during the 2014 College Unions Poetry Slam Invita...

And the Last Shall Be First

Francis Levy | Posted 06.04.2014 | Comedy
Francis Levy

Think about all auspicious personalities whose last names are typical first names. At the top of the list you have Anne Frank and Pope Francis. But th...

The Danger of Anti-Rape Wear

Ellen Snortland | Posted 01.26.2014 | Politics
Ellen Snortland

In case you don't know women's history, the idea of dressing women and girls in such a way as to frustrate a rapist is as old as, well, castles, damsels-in-distress, rogue knights and Vikings.

Let's Lean In and Reach Out

Stephenie Foster | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Stephenie Foster

It's important to look at Sandberg's lessons and use them to help widen and deepen the book's impact. Here are three things that we can address.

How 'Freethinkers' Changed American History

Religion News Service | Kimberly Winston | Posted 09.01.2013 | Religion

SENECA FALLS, N.Y. (RNS) More than 29,000 people visit the Women’s Rights National Historical Park each year, where they sit on the wooden pews in t...

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.

10 Real World Princesses Who Don't Need Disney Glitter

David Trumble | Posted 11.20.2013 | Parents
David Trumble

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Inspiring Change Through Susan B.

National Susan B. Anthony Museum and House | Posted 07.14.2013 | Impact
National Susan B. Anthony Museum and House

2013-04-23-theraiseforwomenchallenge300x60.jpgOur Women's Inspiration programs are workshops tailored for small groups of women who are in transition. Whatever their "transition," these women come to us for inspiration, and Susan B. Anthony provides it.

Time to 'Remember the Ladies' -- in Central Park

Myriam Miedzian | Posted 05.18.2013 | New York
Myriam Miedzian

There is a long history of not hearing about outstanding women, or forgetting them when they die. It's part and parcel of not seeing them represented in public places. Making women visible in Central Park would be an important step in correcting this.

Happy Birthday, Susan B. Anthony!

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.15.2013 | Women

Susan B. Anthony was a women's rights advocate, an anti-slavery activist and a general badass. If she were still alive, Anthony would be turning 193 y...

92 Years and Voting

Stephenie Foster | Posted 10.26.2012 | Women
Stephenie Foster

August 26 is Women's Equality Day, the 92nd Anniversary of women's right to vote in the United States.

Cyclofemme: A Global Day of Women's Cycling

Shannon Galpin | Posted 07.08.2012 | Impact
Shannon Galpin

The bike provides cheap transportation for children to access schools and medical clinics in remote regions, they serve as rural ambulances, and provide safe vehicles to women. Never has a such a simple social issue solution also embodied such freedom and joy.

GOP Candidate Gets Backing From Anti-Abortion Group

AP | KASIE HUNT | Posted 02.17.2012 | Politics

BOISE, Idaho -- The anti-abortion Susan B. Anthony List plans to endorse Rick Santorum for president. The group is announcing Friday it will back the...

What Would Susan B. Anthony Say?

Nancy K. Kaufman | Posted 04.16.2012 | Women
Nancy K. Kaufman

One can only imagine what Susan B. Anthony and her followers would say now.

The Intelligent Cure for Abortion: What Dr. Ron Paul Needs to Know

Laura Trice | Posted 02.13.2012 | Politics
Laura Trice

The U.S. or the individual states should decriminalize performing and receiving abortions and criminalize the male sex act that leads to an abortion. Let's redefine pro-life as looking to end the need for abortion, not endorsing making abortion illegal.

Laura Bassett

'Susan B. Anthony And Frederick Douglass' Anti-Abortion Bill Angers Civil Rights Community

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 12.08.2011 | Politics

Minority and women's civil rights groups, including the NAACP, criticized GOP lawmakers on Tuesday for using Frederick Douglass and Susan B. Anthony -...

Americans On The Dollar Coin: We Prefer Bills

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 12.19.2011 | Business

Given the choice, Americans still prefer crisp bills to shiny coins. A lawmaker recently introduced legislation to abandon the paper dollar bill an...

Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony: A Friendship that Changed the World

Kate Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Kate Kelly

Penny Colman's new book tells a compelling story for readers. Colman also masterfully presents the facts, focusing on the friendship of two of the leaders of the suffrage movement.

International Woman's Day: From Then to Now Who Is the 21st Century American Woman?

Jake Diliberto | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jake Diliberto

International Woman's Day: From then to now who is the 21st Century American Woman? Observing women's history, it has been a battlefield over ideas, ...

Gandhi in East Boston

Robert Kuttner | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Kuttner

Of course Gene Sharp is a pacifist. Non-violent, passive resistance has been the whole point of his life's work. You might as well write that some people suspect Gandhi of being a pacifist.

Marc Parent and the Art of Twitter Activism

2morrowknight | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
2morrowknight

Marc Parent, one of the most celebrated observers and activists on Twitter today, dedicates his thought-provoking feed to shining a spotlight on that history, and provides great links that are often the subject of great debate.

Was the Single Woman Neglected by Second-Wave Feminism?

Bella DePaulo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bella DePaulo

An important focus of first-wave feminism was political independence; in the second wave, economic independence was among the significant goals. Now, argues Moran, it is time to set our sights on emotional independence.

The Work Behind Women's Equality Day

Kate Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kate Kelly

Women's Equality Day is marked today, August 26, and it will likely be celebrated this year in much the same way it was celebrated in 1920--that is to...

The Women's Deliberation Movement

Shelley Hendrix Reynolds | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shelley Hendrix Reynolds

In this era, we can no longer afford for deliberation, defined as "leisureliness of movement or action; slowness" to define us as women.