Bea Arthur Shelter For LGBT Homeless Youth In NYC To Open In Early 2017
In early 2017, homeless LGBT youth in New York City will be thanking late "Golden Girls" star Bea Arthur for being a friend when an 18-bed shelter operated by the Ali Forney Center opens in the East V...
Peace activists and Gloria Steinem ready to cross Korea DMZ
Marchers from Pyongyang to Seoul include two Nobel laureates and are facing criticism after Ms. Steinem said it was 'bananas' to criticize North Korea over human rights. The march is due to start Sund...
The Fight for Women’s Suffrage - Women’s History
On Election Day in 1920, millions of American women exercised their right to vote for the first time. It took activists and reformers nearly 100 years to win that right, and the campaign was not easy:...
Charlize Theron and Sean Penn look so in love as they hit the Cesar Awards in Paris along with Kristen Stewart and Marion Cotillard
Penn, the ex of Robin Wright and Madonna, recently opened up about how in love he is with girlfriend Theron who has an adopted son.
AMERICAN EXPERIENCE | The Abolitionists - Angelina Grimké | PBS
Angelina Grimké, the outspoken daughter of a wealthy Charleston, South Carolina plantation family, believed that slavery was a sin and a stain on the nation....
Charlize Theron
Charlize Theron celebrity profile.
Matilda Joslyn Gage
Matilda Electa Gage (née Joslyn; March 24, 1826 – March 18, 1898) was a suffragist, a Native American activist, an abolitionist, a freethinker, and a prolific author, who was "born with a hatred...
William F. Schulz
William F. "Bill" Schulz (born 1949) was the Executive Director of Amnesty International USA, the U.S. division of Amnesty International, from March 1994 to 2006. He is an ordained Unitarian Universa...
Bea Arthur Shelter For LGBT Homeless Youth In NYC To Open In Early 2017
In early 2017, homeless LGBT youth in New York City will be thanking late "Golden Girls" star Bea Arthur for being a friend when an 18-bed shelter operated by the Ali Forney Center opens in the East V...
Peace activists and Gloria Steinem ready to cross Korea DMZ
Marchers from Pyongyang to Seoul include two Nobel laureates and are facing criticism after Ms. Steinem said it was 'bananas' to criticize North Korea over human rights. The march is due to start Sund...
The Fight for Women’s Suffrage - Women’s History
On Election Day in 1920, millions of American women exercised their right to vote for the first time. It took activists and reformers nearly 100 years to win that right, and the campaign was not easy:...
Gloria Steinem
Gloria Marie Steinem (born March 25, 1934) is an American feminist, journalist, and social and political activist who became nationally recognized as a leader and spokeswoman for the feminist movement...
Charlize Theron and Sean Penn look so in love as they hit the Cesar Awards in Paris along with Kristen Stewart and Marion Cotillard
Penn, the ex of Robin Wright and Madonna, recently opened up about how in love he is with girlfriend Theron who has an adopted son.
Ann Simonton
Ann J. Simonton (born 1952) is an American writer, lecturer, media activist, and former fashion model. She founded and coordinates the non-profit group "Media Watch", which challenges what they see as...
Catherine Itzin
Catherine Lenore Itzin (29 May 1944, in Iowa City, Iowa, USA – 9 March 2010) was a critic specialising in alternative theatre and later an advisor on women's issues.Itzin emigrated to Britain in...
Lorena Weeks
Lorena W. Weeks (born 1929) was the plaintiff in an important sex discrimination case, Weeks v. Southern Bell (1966). She claimed that Southern Bell had violated her rights under the 1964 Civil Right...
Mary Ritter Beard
Mary Ritter Beard (August 5, 1876, Indianapolis, Indiana – August 14, 1958) was an American historian and archivist, who played an important role in the women's suffrage movement and was a lifel...
Mary Corinna Putnam Jacobi
Mary Corinna Putnam (August 31, 1842 – June 10, 1906) was an American physician, writer, and suffragist. She crusaded for the integration of clinical and laboratory studies. Disparaging anecdotal evi...
Meredith Tax
Meredith Tax is an American writer and political activist.
Tax was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1942, the daughter of Archie Tax, a doctor, and Martha Brazy Tax. She attended Whitefish Bay Hig...
Florence Rush
Florence Rush (January 23, 1918 – December 9, 2008) was an American certified social worker (M.S.W. from the University of Pennsylvania), feminist theorist and organizer best known for introducing The...
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Elizabeth Cady Stanton (November 12, 1815 – October 26, 1902) was an American social activist, abolitionist, and leading figure of the early women's rights movement. Her Declaration of Sentiments, pre...
Kit Bakke
Christopher Lynn "Kit" Bakke (born December 23, 1946) is an U.S. activist. In the 1960s, she actively fought for women's rights and civil rights and she protested the Vietnam War. In college, she hel...
Bea Arthur
Beatrice "Bea" Arthur (May 13, 1922 – April 25, 2009) was an American actress, comedian, and singer whose career spanned seven decades.Arthur achieved fame as the character Maude Findlay on the 1970s ...
Helen Milliken
Helen Wallbank Milliken (December 4, 1922 – November 16, 2012) was an American women's rights activist, environmentalist, and former First Lady of Michigan. Milliken, the longest serving First Lady in...
Susan B. Anthony abortion dispute
American suffragist Susan B. Anthony's position on abortion has been the subject of a modern-day dispute. Since 1989, pro-life feminists promoted the idea that she was anti-abortion and would support...