Who was the New Woman and her bicycle? Why did Victorian men hate her & doctors warn against her? Find out the role the bicycle played on women’s empowerment.
Mary Ann Shadd Cary was a teacher, publisher, lawyer, and civil rights activist who published a weekly newspaper called The Provincial Freeman.
Suffragist vs Suffragette: one was known for peaceful protests and one was known for setting fires and bombing buildings. Find out which is which!
These women philosophers of Ancient Greece defied society to pursue knowledge, and became famous for the contributions they made to philosophy.
Fannie Lou Hamer was a powerful public speaker who fought tirelessly for the rights of African Americans to vote safely, despite the danger to her life.
Did you know that women’s suffrage and the temperance movement were both considered radical causes? Here’s how and why suffragists worked for prohibition.
Ida Bell Wells-Barnett, better known as Ida B. Wells, was an African American writer and activist famous for her work campaigning against lynching in the South.
Why are there more men in politics, and why do women STILL do most of the housework? It’s because we’re still influenced by the doctrine of separate spheres.
What happened at the Seneca Falls Convention, and what was its significance? Find out the leaders who organized it and and read the summary.
Ever wonder about the history of the birth control pill? Did you know it was once illegal to even TALK about? Find out why…