Quotes by Helen Thomas - part of an extensive collection of quotations by notable women.
Learn more about Lizzie Borden, accused (and acquitted) murderer of her father and stepmother. Did she really kill them with an axe?
Seneca Falls 1848 saw the first meeting of women and a few men to call for rights for women. The Seneca Falls meeting is often seen as the kick-off of the women's rights movement -- the first wave of feminism.
Making fun of women voting was a common anti-suffrage theme before women got the vote.
July 11 - birthdates of notable women and other important events, plus quote for the day
A short biographical profile of Mary McLeod Bethune, educator and racial justice advocate. She was born on July 10, 1875. You'll also find quotes by Mary McLeod Bethune and a full biography.
Sophia Peabody Hawthorne biography - a profile of the wife of Nathaniel Hawthorne, herself an artist and writer, and one of the famous Peabody sisters.
A definition and description of radical feminism from the perspective of women's history.
Which early feminists said that the personal is political and what did they mean by this phrase?
Three powerful women ruled in the 12th century, each claiming her own right to power, and each plagued by civil unrest.