Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg – Her Legacy and the Way Forward

In the rearview mirror, the victories of a trailblazing feminist. On the road ahead, the threat of an entrenched and powerful minority. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died Friday at the age of 87, will forever have two legacies. The one Americans could be focusing on right now is the one of legal trailblazer: Justice Ginsburg, the second woman ever [...]

2020-09-21T08:26:28+00:00September 21st, 2020|Uncategorized|

Florence Howe, Author, Editor, Publisher, Scholar, Passes at 91

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/09/13/us/florence-howe-dead.html?smid=em-share Find out more about Florence here: http://www.veteranfeministsofamerica.org/vfa-pioneer-histories-project-florence-howe/ Florence Howe, a key architect of the women’s studies movement and a founder of the Feminist Press, a literary nonprofit dedicated to promoting social justice and amplifying overlooked voices, died on September 12 in Manhattan. She was 91. The Feminist Press confirmed her death in a statement. Ms. Howe, who lived on Manhattan’s Upper [...]

2020-09-16T06:11:15+00:00September 16th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Shere Hite, Who Challenged Myths of Female Sexuality, Dies at 77

Her 1976 book, ‘The Hite Report,’ touched off ‘a revolution in the bedroom’ and has sold tens of millions of copies. But harsh criticism drove her to self-exile in Europe. Shere Hite, who startled the world in the 1970s with her groundbreaking reports on female sexuality and her conclusion that women did not need conventional sexual intercourse — or [...]

2020-09-14T10:24:16+00:00September 14th, 2020|Obituary, Uncategorized|