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The Suffragists Fought to Redefine Femininity. The Debate Isn’t Over.

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When Kamala Harris stepped onto the stage in a high school gym in Delaware earlier this month, after Joseph R. Biden Jr. announced that he...
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Updating the ‘You Go Girl’ Book Collection

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If you’re a parent of kids (who am I kidding: girls) and possess a passing interest in basic human rights and dignity, you most likely...
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‘This Is Not a Boring History of Nagging Spinsters’

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As the story is often told, the path to women’s suffrage began ​in Seneca Falls​ in 1848 and ended with the ratification of the 19th...
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Descendants of Suffragists Reflect on the Fight for Women’s Right to Vote

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On Aug. 18, 1920, Tennessee became the 36th state to ratify the 19th Amendment. Eight days later, ratification was certified by the secretary of state....