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    Susan Faludi, author of BACKLASH and other books. Met her at Kent State. Awesome.

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    Gloria Steinem

    Lucille Ball

    Margaret Sanger, an author and social reformer, gives up nursing to devote herself full-time to the cause of birth control, a term she is credited with originating. In 1914 she flees to Europe when indicted for sending obscene materials through the mails. She returns the following year and opens the first U.S. birth control clinic in Brooklyn. In 1921, she establishes the American Birth Control League which later mergers with other groups and becomes the Planned Parenthood Federation in 1942.



    Arundhati Roy

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    Tanni Grey-Thompson won 16 Paralympic medals, including 11 golds, held over 30 world records. She also won the London Marathon six times. Awesome

    I've met her. She's amazing.

    The Ghosts Of Evolution Nonsensical Fruit, Missing Partners, And Other Ecological Anachronisms by Connie Barlow. $14.55. 306 pages. Publisher: Basic Books (March 21, 2002)

    Susan Butcher. First Female Iditarod winner.


    The world lost Maya Angelou today. In memoriam: 1928–2014. Photograph by Taylor Jewell

    I really want to point out that it's called a women's library because of the books it carries. The books in this library age written by women, that's it. There was only the impression of male exclusion. It goes to show how much investigating this person did before reacting.

    Remembering Helen Gurley Brown, whom we lost in 2012.

    What Maya Angelou Meant to Me - Charles M. Blow