Happy(ish) Women’s Equality Day!

 

Image via The Atlantic
Image via The Atlantic

Happy Women’s Equality Day! And happy 94th birthday to the 19th Amendment! 

August 26th commemorates the 1920 passage of the 19th amendment, giving white women the right to vote. The day was designated in 1971 thanks to the tireless work of the inimitable feminist and congresswoman Bella Abzug (D-NY), picture above.

We’ve come a long way, but as anyone reading this blog knows, there is more work to be done. 

This infographic sums it up pretty well. (Click for larger version.)

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Originally posted on Feministing

One thought on “Happy(ish) Women’s Equality Day!

  1. That’s a great picture. Bella and Mm art in were friends of mine, and I know they would love that hat…

    And I am on the board of the Tom Paine cottage. At our monthly meeting last week I stood and saluted our treasurer, a very senior member of the LWV, Sydelle Hochsberg.

    Enjoy the day. I like your listings.

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