New-York Historical Society’s Revamped Fourth Floor Traces NYC’s History

The new Henry Luce III Center focuses on women’s history in New York, among other topics From the NY Curbed.com | April 29, 2017 by Jenna Scherer After five years of planning and three years of construction, the New-York Historical Society has unveiled the brand new Henry Luce III Center on the museum’s fourth floor. Among other things, the [...]

2017-05-25T23:30:43+00:00 April 29th, 2017|News, Review, Women|

VFA Shares Our Stories in North Carolina

An exciting VFA event -- “Sharing Our Stories:  The Second Wave Feminist Movement” - - took place in Durham, North Carolina, on Friday, March 31. Noted historian Dr. Nancy MacLean kicked off the day with a keynote speech introducing the wide range of women’s activism. MacLean is the William H. Chafe Professor of History, Public Policy and Women’s Studies [...]

2017-06-08T22:15:32+00:00 April 23rd, 2017|Event, VFA|

The Amateur Abortionists

From the NY Times | April 22, 2017 by Kate Manning Imagine a stay-at-home mom who can do an abortion. Or a college student. Imagine she knows how to administer local anesthesia, has the medicines to induce miscarriage, can dilate a cervix, scrape a uterus. Imagine a group — with no medical training — performing dozens of abortions a [...]

2017-05-25T23:28:41+00:00 April 22nd, 2017|Film, Reproductive Justice, Women|