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Site of Sojourner Truth's 'Ain't I A Woman' Speech
But did the famous feminist and abolitionist ever really say those iconic four words?
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Beatrix Potter's Greatest Work Was a Secret, Coded Journal She Kept as a Teen
It took a dedicated superfan 13 years to translate it.
June 16, 2017
The Scandalous Life of Nurse and Adventurer Kate Marsden
She spent 11 months trekking to Siberia to find a cure for leprosy, but her love life overshadowed everything.
May 26, 2017
Bessie Stringfield, the Bad-Ass Black Motorcycle Queen of the 1930s
She owned 27 Harleys and rode them all over the United States.
May 18, 2017
The Amazing Life and Work of Maria Sibylla Merian
The beautiful botanical illustrations of a 17th-century entomologist, artist, and adventurer.
May 17, 2017
Florence Nightingale Was Born 197 Years Ago, and Her Infographics Were Better Than Most of the Internet's
The famed nurse was also an early practitioner of marshaling statistics to advance social causes.
May 12, 2017
An Australian Baby Just Became the First to Breastfeed in Parliament
Nursing a child in the chambers has only been legal since last year.
May 10, 2017
'Unsinkable' Molly Brown House
One of the greatest heroes of the Titanic tragedy came from humble beginnings to this beautiful home.
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How the Leatherdykes Helped Change Feminism
A brief history of lesbian sadomasochism, from the shadows to the front lines of the “Sex Wars.”
May 01, 2017
La Paz, Bolivia
The celebrity luchadores of La Paz are tough ladies in traditional petticoats and braids.
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When Batgirl Saved the Day and Demanded Equal Pay
"Holy act of Congress!"
March 08, 2017
Sarah Bagley, the Voice of America's Early Women's Labor Movement
In the 1830s and '40s—before they could even vote—women mill workers agitated for equal treatment.
March 08, 2017
Meet Bessie Coleman, the First Black Woman to Get a Pilot's License
The fearless aviator was determined to fly.
March 01, 2017
Lady Jane Franklin, the Woman Who Fueled 19th-Century Polar Exploration
Determined and dedicated to the sciences, she dispatched many a vessel to the Arctic.
February 23, 2017
The Improbable Life of the Inventor of the Modern Bra
She was also a pioneering publisher and, later, a princess.
February 15, 2017
Minnie Pearl Chicken Wire Statue
In the hometown of the Grand Ole Opry star is a larger-than-life memorial statue made entirely from chicken wire.
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Marie Duval, the Pioneering 19th-Century Cartoonist That History Forgot
She's responsible for developing the world of Ally Sloper, one of England's most iconic comic characters.
February 01, 2017
How We Forgot the Bobbed Haired Bandit
In the 1920s, the armed robber Celia Cooney unintentionally became a symbol for the women's movement.
January 26, 2017
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