Today in Feminist History: The First American Woman Pilot! (August 1, 1911)

Today in Feminist History is our daily recap of the major milestones and minor advancements that shaped women’s history in the U.S.—from suffrage to Shirley Chisholm and beyond. These posts were written by, and are presented in homage to, our late staff historian and archivist, David Dismore. August 1, 1911: An American woman has now […]

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Ananya Birla’s New Track Releases Today & It’ll Be Your New Weekend Song

Kavisha Mody , 31 Jul 2020 Ananya Birla, Let There Be Love (Source: Ananya Birla) A few days ago, the pop sensation and super talented Ananya Birla surprised her fans by announcing the release of her much-awaited single ‘Let There Be Love‘. The song is releasing today i.e. the 31st of July on all major […]

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Today in Feminist History: Earhart’s Most Treacherous Stretch (June 29, 1937)

Today in Feminist History is our daily recap of the major milestones and minor advancements that shaped women’s history in the U.S.—from suffrage to Shirley Chisholm and beyond. These posts were written by, and are presented in homage to, our late staff historian and archivist, David Dismore. June 29, 1937: “I’ll be in the United […]

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Today in Feminist History: Sutton Scolds Cyclists (June 14, 1895)

Today in Feminist History is our daily recap of the major milestones and minor advancements that shaped women’s history in the U.S.—from suffrage to Shirley Chisholm and beyond. These posts were written by, and are presented in homage to, our late staff historian and archivist, David Dismore. June 14, 1895: Difficult and inadvisable as it […]

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Today Feminist History: Women’s Suffrage Still Far Off in New York (April 26, 1905)

April 26, 1905: The road to women’s suffrage in New York State still looks like a long and bumpy one, even all these years into the journey. Despite the best efforts of Republican John Raines, State Senate President, a modest but meaningful advance for women’s rights was blocked today. His bill would have authorized married […]

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Today in Feminist History: Marriage is Not Grounds for Teacher Dismissal—DUH! (April 27, 1904)

Today in Feminist History is our daily recap of the major milestones and minor advancements that shaped women’s history in the U.S.—from suffrage to Shirley Chisholm and beyond. These posts were written by, and are presented in homage to, our late staff historian and archivist, David Dismore. April 27, 1904: A victory today for female […]

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Today in Feminist History: American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists On Board for Birth Control (April 23, 1963)

April 23, 1963: A major advance today in the fight for birth control, as the prestigious American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists officially endorsed giving contraceptive information to those who want it. The national battle over birth control has been raging for half a century now, and it was said today that the long delay […]

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