How These Women Fought The Good Fight — & Changed Your Life
Ruth Bader Ginsburg was the second female justice ever appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court (Sandra Day O'Connor was the first). Now, she serves along with two other female justices, Elena Kagan and Sonia Sotomayor. Before serving on the Supreme Court, Ginsburg fought for women's rights as a lawyer for the American Civil Liberties Union.
Dr. Mary Edwards Walker (November 26, 1832 – February 21, 1919) was an American feminist, abolitionist, prohibitionist, alleged spy, prisoner of war and surgeon. She is the only woman ever to receive the Medal of Honor.
Sonia Sotomayor was born June 25, 1954, in the Bronx, New York. Her desire to be a judge was first inspired by the TV show Perry Mason. She graduated from Yale Law School and passed the bar in 1980. She became a U.S. District Court Judge in 1992 and was elevated to the U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals in 1998. In 2009, she became the first Latina Supreme Court Justice in U.S. history.
No woman can call herself free who does not own and control her body. No woman can call herself free until she can choose consciously whether she will or will not be a mother. -Margaret Sanger
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We have always known Mother Teresa as an old wrinkled woman. This is a pic of a beautiful 18 year old Mother Teresa.
Actress Hedy Lamarr was also a mathematician and the inventor of frequency hopping spread spectrum, a technology still used for bluetooth and wifi. Thanks to LGBT Equality World Wide for the share!
Nelle E. Peters (1884-1974) designed nearly 1,000 buildings in Kansas City at a time when few female architects worked professionally. Her career lasted 60 years designing homes, office buildings, apartments and residence hotels. photo c. 1915-1919
She's still pretty to me... But that's not the point. She was an accomplished activist before it was fashionable. Even this picture shows the inner radiance she had, that was attributed to her beauty. She also possessed the ability to put everyone around her at ease and give their best performance. She was a very special person. She got that Medal for hard and dedicated work. You don't see her getting a Croix de Guerre for all that work for her country in WW2.