Margaret Sanger! Read the sexy and shocking story of this young mother's personal tragedies and triumphs and her GREAT work as the most out-spoken birth control crusader of the pre-birth-control era. "Freud's Mistress and the Battle for Birth-Control" by VA Harrington Hutton. Buy the book!
"No woman can call herself free who does not own and control her own body." Read the sexy and shocking TRUE story of this gorgeous young mother's evolution as a labor activist and birth control crusader in New York's Greenwich Village, and go behind-the-scenes to witness her personal tragedies and triumphs in her battle for REFORM in the pre-birth-control era. "Freud's Mistress and the Battle for Birth-Control" by VA Harrington Hutton. Buy the book!
Birth control advocate Margaret Sanger has her mouth covered in protest of not being allowed to talk about birth control in Boston. 17 Apr 1929.
Margaret Sanger was an American sex educator, nurse, and birth control activist. Sanger coined the term birth control, opened the first birth control clinic in the United States, and established Planned Parenthood. Sanger's efforts contributed to the landmark U.S. Supreme Court case which legalized contraception in the United States.
Katherine Dexter McCormick provided both the social justification and the money to develop “the pill,” in her quest to find a more reliable source of birth control than diaphragms offered. She allied with Margaret Sanger and helped support birth control projects intermittently for thirty years before sponsoring Gregory Pincus’ development of “the pill.” McCormick also funded the building of female dormitories at MIT in an effort to boost female enrollment.
Katharine Martha Houghton Hepburn (1878 – 1951) was an American feminist social reformer and a leader of the suffrage movement in the United States. Hepburn served as president of the Connecticut Woman's Suffrage Association before joining the National Woman's Party. Alongside Margaret Sanger, she co-founded the organization that would become Planned Parenthood. She was the mother of Katharine Hepburn.