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.
Our 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.