Obituary for Barbara Materka, Fighter for Women’s Rights and Human Rights

Barbara F. Materka, a lifelong fighter for human rights and women's rights, died peacefully in her home on Turtle Creek Blvd at the age of 99, surrounded by loving family in the days preceding her death. Barbara was a member of the VFA, and SMU student interviews of her can be viewed in our "Fabulous Feminists" ebook. She served [...]

2019-07-16T07:42:23+00:00July 16th, 2019|Activism, Equality, ERA, Feminism, Obituary, VFA|

ERA Sees First Hearing in 36 Years!

The Equal Rights Amendment is back on Capitol Hill - 36 years since its last hearing and nearly a century since the amendment to guarantee equal rights to women was first introduced in Congress. Democratic Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney of New York in January again sponsored a resolution to restart the ratification process needed to add the amendment to the US constitution. [...]

2019-06-26T09:29:57+00:00April 30th, 2019|Activism, Equality, ERA, LGBTQ|