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This story by Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain appeared in The Indian Ladies’ Magazine in 1905: Sultana’s Dream One evening I was lounging in an easy chair in my bedroom and thinking lazily of the condition of Indian womanhood. I am not … Continue reading
“I feel that I have done something for the women who have always had to work so hard. This will enable them more easily to earn a living.” Statement of Christopher Latham Sholes, inventor of the typewriter HOW WOMEN … Continue reading
Jas Charanjiva: Don’t Mess With Me (2014); see a profile of Charanjiva here.
The message of these anti-suffrage postcards is that if women have the right to vote, society will be turned upsidedown and men will become feminized, forced to do the women’s work of taking care of babies—how horrible! Although these … Continue reading
Inez Milholland preparing to lead the great march for women’s suffrage: March 3, 1913 (source). As a student at Vassar, Inez Milholland enrolled two-thirds of the students in the fight for women’s suffrage and socialism; she was also the captain … Continue reading
The opening of The Story of Mary MacLane: Butte, Montana January 13, 1901 I of womankind and of nineteen years, will now begin to set down as full and frank a Portrayal as I am able of myself, Mary Mac … Continue reading
Graffiti in Cairo by El Zeft
Rocks thrown through the windows of Buckingham Palace by protesting Suffragettes in 1914: “If a constitutional deputation is refused, we must present a stone message.” “Constitutional methods being ignored drive us to window smashing.” In the United Kingdom, women over … Continue reading