2017 Women’s History Month

10 Outstanding Women from Aviation History

10 Outstanding Women from Aviation History

| March 9, 2017

In July 2016 the British magazine, Pilot, published a list of their 10 outstanding women from aviation history. Topping the list, of course, was Amelia Earhart, who became the first woman to fly across the Atlantic Ocean solo in 1932. Check out their full list with photos here

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VIDEO: Wall Street Crowds Appreciate the Bull’s New Challenger

VIDEO: Wall Street Crowds Appreciate the Bull’s New Challenger

| March 8, 2017

Early Tuesday morning, March 7, a defiant little girl appeared on Wall Street to challenge the famous charging bull. The 50-inch bronze statue by Delaware artist Kristen Visbal was installed between 4 am and 6am by State Street Global Advisors on the eve of International Women’s Day to serve as the visual component of the […]

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Photo Series: Women at Work Around the World

Photo Series: Women at Work Around the World

| March 8, 2017

Found on Upworthy.com: The fight for workplace equality is far from over, but a photo series created by Reuters gives attention to women around the world who are “breaking barriers and getting things done.” Reuters explores the great diversity of what women at work look like around the world, across dozens of professions. Created to […]

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Remembering the Women Left Behind on March 8

Remembering the Women Left Behind on March 8

| March 8, 2017

Molly Redden at the Guardian writes that on March 8 “feminism is having a mainstream moment, but organizers of the national strike say the movement must reach out to women who cannot afford to take part. “International Women’s Day has never had the kind of robust presence in the United States it enjoys abroad. For […]

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Hard-Hitting Lesbian TV Journalist Rachel Maddow’s weeknight show is growing BIG: Nielsen

Hard-Hitting Lesbian TV Journalist Rachel Maddow’s weeknight show is growing BIG: Nielsen

| March 7, 2017

According to just released Nielsen ratings, Rachel Maddow is growing 3 times faster than Fox News. Jason Easley on Politics USA, reports that “MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow is on a roll … Here are the impressive numbers for February 2017.” • “The Rachel Maddow Show” delivered more growth than FOX News in both total viewers (+99% […]

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Sally Ride: Astronaut, Lesbian & Science Champion

Sally Ride: Astronaut, Lesbian & Science Champion

| March 6, 2017

In a 2014 Q&A with Scientific American’s Clara Moskowitz, biographer Lynn Sherr explains the public and personal sides of the notoriously private Sally Ride, America’s first woman in space. Sally Ride was considered by many to be America’s sweetheart—a famous and revered hero for being the first U.S. woman in space. And yet in many […]

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Q&A With Gloria Steinem by the Guardian

Q&A With Gloria Steinem by the Guardian

| March 6, 2017

Born in Ohio, Gloria Steinem, 82, graduated in 1956 and became a writer. By 1972, when she founded Ms magazine, she was known as a political activist and feminist organizer. She is the author of many books and essays, including the bestselling My Life On The Road. Woman, her documentary series about violence against women, […]

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Huffington Post Photo Collection: 100 Years of Women Refugees

Huffington Post Photo Collection: 100 Years of Women Refugees

| March 6, 2017

We were riveted by this collection of 63 photos of women refugees going back to 1915: Group of Armenian girls and women who escaped death or worse at the hands of the Turks, the fate of tens of thousands of their sisters, because of their Christianity on Nov. 26, 1915. To honor refugees this Women’s History […]

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