Sixties / Seventies
Feminist Consciousness-Raising Groups
An explanation of feminist consciousness-raising groups: what was the purpose of a consciousness-raising group, and what did its members do? Learn about the origin and results of feminist consciousness-raising.
Jane Fonda and POWs: Myths of Women's History
Yes, she went to North Vietnam and denounced the United States presence in Vietnam - but no, she didn't directly turn in POWs and cause their deaths.
Ladies' Home Journal Sit-In
The Ladies' Home Journal sit-in brought attention to feminists' complaints about women's magazines. Read about how feminists protested at the Ladies' Home Journal Sit-In.
Myths of Women's History: Bra Burning Feminists of the Sixties
Feminists in the 1960s burned their bras - we all know that - even if it Just Ain't So.
National Organization for Women
A profile of the National Organization for Women, founded in 1966 to work for women's equality.
President's Commission on the Status of Women
A history of the President's Commission on the Status of Women, 1961-1963, and its lasting effects.