Monthly Archives: May 2013

1923 Tea

On May 21, 1923, the National Woman’s Party gave a tea for women’s rights activist Margaret Sanger.  In the same year as the ERA was first introduced, the conversation about women’s rights also included equal health care.  Both Sanger and … Continue reading

Happy Birthday, Katharine!

Today we celebrate the birthday of actress Katharine Hepburn as well as her strong, progressive mother Katherine Houghton Hepburn!  Katharine Houghton Hepburn joined the NWP after seeing the inspirational suffragists picketing right here in DC.  We came across this image … Continue reading

On Sport and Sexism

Those of you who watched the Kentucky Derby this past weekend may have noticed the unusual amount of attention paid to the jockey who came in fifth. Rosie Napravnik is the top female jockey in America, with purses won in … Continue reading