Remarkable Women Whose Obituaries were Overlooked

Remarkable Women Whose Obituaries were Overlooked is the concept behind a new series introduced by The New York Times during National Women's History month this year. "Since 1851, obituaries in The New York Times have been dominated by white men. Now, we’re adding the stories of remarkable women." This is how the “Overlooked” project is described by Amisha Padnani and Jessica [...]

2018-04-05T07:34:45+00:00April 5th, 2018|Activism, Equality, History, Women|

New Documentary, “Beauty Bites Beast” Coming to NYC on March 22, 2018

A special screening of the new documentary by Ellen Snortland - "Beauty Bites Beast" - will be held on Thursday, March 22nd at 8:30 AM at the Salvation Army Auditorium, 221 East 52nd St. in New York City. Admission is free. The showing will be followed by a Q&A with the film's director, Ellen Snortland. For more information, please email [...]

2018-03-30T04:37:10+00:00March 13th, 2018|Feminist, Film, Second Wave, Women|

The Women Who Built the New York Art World

From | July 6, 2017 By Alexxa Gotthardt Over the course of 10 years, between 1929 and 1939, four of New York City’s most iconic museums emerged in Manhattan: the Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney, The Frick Collection, and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. These institutions are now world-famous. But their founders—predominantly women—are relatively unknown. During this [...]

2017-07-10T17:26:16+00:00July 9th, 2017|Art, History, Women|

Veteran feminists show they’re young at heart at reunion

From | June 15, 2017 By Mary Reinholz | Photos by Tequila MinskyThe pictures flashing across a wall inside Judson Memorial Church in Greenwich Village showed icons of the women’s liberation movement from the last half of the 20th century: activists like Betty Friedan, Bella Abzug, Shirley Chisholm, Gloria Steinem and Flo Kennedy taking aim at gender inequality in [...]

2017-06-16T14:58:27+00:00June 16th, 2017|Event, VFA, Women|

Veteran Feminists to Thump Trumpism at Judson Reunion

From the | May 25, 2017 By Mary Reinholz Radical feminist Susan Brownmiller has plenty of room at the top in her West Village penthouse near the Meatpacking District. Outside on the terrace is her urban oasis of carefully cultivated plants, trees and flowers, the subject of her latest book, “My City Highrise Garden” (Rutgers University Press). To [...]

2017-05-31T19:20:29+00:00May 31st, 2017|Event, NOW, Women|

Suffragist Sue Shelton White honored in Jackson

From The Jackson Sun | May 26, 2017 By Brittney L Jackson Dozens gathered outside Jackson City Hall for the unveiling of the Sue Shelton White monument on Thursday afternoon. Born in Chester County in 1887, White fought for equal voting rights for women. “Because of Sue Shelton White, my wife, my two daughters (and) my granddaughter [have] the [...]

2017-05-29T14:24:58+00:00May 29th, 2017|History, Women|

She’s The Best Answer To Donald Trump You Never Heard Of

Angry? Worried? Disillusioned? Heather Booth wants you. By David Wood Heather Booth doesn’t look like a revolutionary. She sits demurely on a sofa, dressed simply in black, fingering a silver necklace. She speaks softly, selecting her words with care and enunciating cleanly. Dignity. Respect. Community. But something comes over her when she begins to talk about helping people organize [...]

2017-05-25T23:32:22+00:00May 17th, 2017|Women|

Heather Booth Film Premiere in Chicago

Heather Booth: Changing the World Chicago premiere! Heather Booth and Lilly Rivlin in person! Gene Siskel Film Center, Chicago, IL Fri, May 19th 7:45pm Sat, May 20th 7:30pm The ongoing and ever-evolving legacy of activist and community organizer Heather Booth belongs in large part to Chicago. This documentary profile traces her journey from politically conscious University of Chicago student [...]

2017-05-25T23:17:21+00:00May 15th, 2017|Event, Film, Women|

New York Historical Society Center for Women’s History

About the center Our new Center for Women’s History—the first of its kind in the nation within the walls of a major museum—reveals the untold stories of women who have shaped and continue to shape the American experience. As a hub for scholarship and education, the new Center demonstrates how women across the spectrum of race, class, and culture [...]

2017-05-25T23:18:56+00:00May 9th, 2017|Art, News, Women|