Social Mvmts: Feminism & Gender Equality

This board surveys the feminist movement and other social movements that strive to create greater gender equality. The Western history of the feminist movement…
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Source: LSE Women's Library
Nine Afro-American women posed, standing, full length, with Nannie Burroughs holding banner reading, "Banner State Woman's National Baptist Convention" (1905-1915).  Black suffragists like Nannie Helen Burroughs wrote and spoke about the need for Black and white women to cooperate to achieve the right to vote.  Photo credit: Library of Congress
1. Suffragists say: Taxation without representation is tyranny. We say: It is folly to use this Revolutionary War Cry as an argument for woman suffrage. Men do not vote because they pay taxes. Why should women?...  Source: Josephine A. Pearson Papers, August 1920.

Social Mvmts: First Wave of Feminism (1830 - 1959)

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"You can decide how many children you want. Planned Parenthood can help."  Birth Control information on New York buses is held up for scrutiny by Marcia Goldstein, the publicity director of Planned Parenthood, 1967.  Photo credit: H. William Tetlow / Fox Photos / Getty Images
Miss America Pageant Protest    Members of the National Women's Liberation Party hold protest signs in front of Convention Hall where the Miss America Pageant will be held tonight in Atlantic City, N.J. on Sept. 7, 1968. The picketers, also seen behind, are protesting the annual pageant as degrading to women. (AP Photo) AP1968

Social Mvmts: Second Wave of Feminism (1960 - 1989)

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"Feminism involves so much more than gender equality and it involves so much more than gender. Feminism must involve consciousness of capitalism (I mean the feminism that I relate to, and there are multiple feminisms, right). So it has to involve a consciousness of capitalism and racism and colonialism and post-colonialities, and ability and more genders than we can even imagine and more sexualities than we ever thought we could name." ~ Angela Davis
Voters across segments lean favorable toward #MeToo, with the exception of Republicans and white men.  Source: "The Immediate, Short-term, and Long-term Effects of the Kavanaugh Hearings on the Electorate." Results from a National Survey of Voters. PerryUndem, April 15, 2019
By a +23-point margin, voters are more likely to view the #MeToo movement favorably than unfavorably.  Source: "The Immediate, Short-term, and Long-term Effects of the Kavanaugh Hearings on the Electorate." Results from a National Survey of Voters. PerryUndem, April 15, 2019

Social Mvmts: Third Wave of Feminism (1990 - 2012)

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Source: LSE Women's Library Feminist, Persona, Emmeline Pankhurst, Protest, Suffrage, Edwardian, Rebel Girl, Suffragette, Suffragette Movement
Suffragette chained to a railing
Source: LSE Women's Library
"I have had the titles of daughter, wife, and mother. But, first, I am a black woman."
My Feminism Is Inclusive
"Feminism involves so much more than gender equality and it involves so much more than gender. Feminism must involve consciousness of capitalism (I mean the feminism that I relate to, and there are multiple feminisms, right). So it has to involve a consciousness of capitalism and racism and colonialism and post-colonialities, and ability and more genders than we can even imagine and more sexualities than we ever thought we could name." ~ Angela Davis Sociology, Feminist Movement, Social Work, Being A Landlord, Gender Equality, Human Right, Trans Day Of Visibility, African Origins, Chronic Loneliness
"Feminism involves so much more than gender equality and it involves so much more than gender. Feminism must involve consciousness of capitalism (I mean the feminism that I relate to, and there are multiple feminisms, right). So it has to involve a consciousness of capitalism and racism and colonialism and post-colonialities, and ability and more genders than we can even imagine and more sexualities than we ever thought we could name." ~ Angela Davis
"You can decide how many children you want. Planned Parenthood can help."  Birth Control information on New York buses is held up for scrutiny by Marcia Goldstein, the publicity director of Planned Parenthood, 1967.  Photo credit: H. William Tetlow / Fox Photos / Getty Images Birth Control Pills, Birth Control, Contraceptive Pill, Public Health, Right To Choose, Planned Parenthood, Parenthood, How Many Kids, Family Planning
"You can decide how many children you want. Planned Parenthood can help." Birth Control information on New York buses is held up for scrutiny by Marcia Goldstein, the publicity director of Planned Parenthood, 1967. Photo credit: H. William Tetlow / Fox Photos / Getty Images
Miss America Pageant Protest    Members of the National Women's Liberation Party hold protest signs in front of Convention Hall where the Miss America Pageant will be held tonight in Atlantic City, N.J. on Sept. 7, 1968. The picketers, also seen behind, are protesting the annual pageant as degrading to women. (AP Photo) AP1968 New Jersey, Models, Feminist Protest, Womens Liberation, American Women, Miss America, Second Wave Feminism, Protest Signs
Miss America Pageant Protest Members of the National Women's Liberation Party hold protest signs in front of Convention Hall where the Miss America Pageant will be held tonight in Atlantic City, N.J. on Sept. 7, 1968. The picketers, also seen behind, are protesting the annual pageant as degrading to women. (AP Photo) AP1968
Demonstrators from the National Women's Liberation Party picket with signs in protest of the annual Miss America Pageant in front of the Convention Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey, September 7, 1968.  Photo credit: AP — in Atlantic City, New Jersey. 1950s, Radical Women, Women's Liberation Movement, Women's Rights, America
Demonstrators from the National Women's Liberation Party picket with signs in protest of the annual Miss America Pageant in front of the Convention Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey, September 7, 1968. Photo credit: AP — in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
Oh, look-- it's another misogynist setting himself up for an epic takedown
during a rally against the abortion ban outside the court in Seoul on April 11, 2019. The court ordered the country's decades-old abortion ban to be lifted in a landmark ruling over a law that campaigners say puts women at risk. Photo credit: Jung Yeon-Je / AFP Stuttgart, Korea, South Korea, Dating, Court Order, Dating Again, Lifetime Movies, Government, It Movie Cast
Korean activists react after the constitutional court's ruling on abortion, 2019
during a rally against the abortion ban outside the court in Seoul on April 11, 2019. The court ordered the country's decades-old abortion ban to be lifted in a landmark ruling over a law that campaigners say puts women at risk. Photo credit: Jung Yeon-Je / AFP
We wouldn't have today's norms without patriots who fought for change on and off the battlefield.  "I would that the women of this republic, at once, resolve, never again to submit of taxation, until their right to vote be recognized."  Artist: Alex Graudins Love, Potpourri, Right To Vote, Patriots, American Patriot, Words Matter, Patriot
You Can Be a Patriot Without Loving America
We wouldn't have today's norms without patriots who fought for change on and off the battlefield. "I would that the women of this republic, at once, resolve, never again to submit of taxation, until their right to vote be recognized." Artist: Alex Graudins
Demonstrators carry posters as they protest the Miss America beauty pageant, Atlantic City, New Jersey, September 7, 1968. Among the visible signs is one that reads 'Uppity Women Unite!! Create Love Not Whores.' The protest, organized by the New York Radical Women group, was known as 'No More Miss America,' after a pamphlet written and distributed by the group. Photo credit: Bev Grant York, Reading, Posters, Feminism
Can Make-Up Cover the Wounds of Our Oppression?
Demonstrators carry posters as they protest the Miss America beauty pageant, Atlantic City, New Jersey, September 7, 1968. Among the visible signs is one that reads 'Uppity Women Unite!! Create Love Not Whores.' The protest, organized by the New York Radical Women group, was known as 'No More Miss America,' after a pamphlet written and distributed by the group. Photo credit: Bev Grant
"Women: feeling older watching your man watch Miss America" - Women protesting the 1968 Miss America Pageant  Photo credit: Associated Press — in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Masking, Mastectomy, Breast, Loss, Social View, Bra
"Women: feeling older watching your man watch Miss America" - Women protesting the 1968 Miss America Pageant Photo credit: Associated Press — in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
"Redtape: Women are Raped of Their Rights" - Women's Liberation Coalition March for equal pay, 1970.  Source: newamericatoday.com Michigan, Portraits, Strong Women, Society, Powerful Women
"Redtape: Women are Raped of Their Rights" - Women's Liberation Coalition March for equal pay, 1970. Source: newamericatoday.com
Women's rights march on Fifth Avenue in New York City, 1970.  Photo credit: Bob Adelman / Magnum Photos Zitate, Fotos, Twitter, Historia, Header, Kunst, Poster, Fotografie, Fotografia
Women's rights march on Fifth Avenue in New York City, 1970. Photo credit: Bob Adelman / Magnum Photos
"Vote baby vote" "Voting is people power"  Voting enthusiasts, 1970  Credit: Getty Images  We're having trouble locating the source of this image. Does anyone know where it was taken? Web Design, People, Equal Rights, Womens Equality, Power To The People, Flint Michigan
"Vote baby vote" "Voting is people power" Voting enthusiasts, 1970 Credit: Getty Images We're having trouble locating the source of this image. Does anyone know where it was taken?
Photo credit: Life Magazine — in New York, New York. Vintage, Magazine Covers, Inspiration, Vintage Magazines, Vintage Life, 70s, Women Life
"Rally in New York for 'women's lib'," 1970.
Photo credit: Life Magazine — in New York, New York.
"Free the Female body from Pain and Inequality. Put Motherhood in a Test-Tube" - In this image Bella Abzug stands at the Women’s Liberation Day parade, celebrating the 50th anniversary of women winning the right to vote in the U.S., 1970  Photo credit: Keystone / Getty — in New York, New York. Canberra, Acting
"Free the Female body from Pain and Inequality. Put Motherhood in a Test-Tube" - In this image Bella Abzug stands at the Women’s Liberation Day parade, celebrating the 50th anniversary of women winning the right to vote in the U.S., 1970 Photo credit: Keystone / Getty — in New York, New York.
Thousands of women march for the Women's Strike for Equality, August 26, 1970  Source: www.ahistoryofnewyork.com Social Justice, Intersectional Feminism, Patriarchy, Equality
Thousands of women march for the Women's Strike for Equality, August 26, 1970 Source: www.ahistoryofnewyork.com
A group of women rally at the Statue of Liberty in support of the recent passage of the Equal Rights Amendment by the United States House of Representatives. The bill did not survive in the U.S. Senate, August 10, 1970  Photo credit: Bettmann / Corbis — in New York, NY. Pop, Retro, Retro Pop, Collection
A group of women rally at the Statue of Liberty in support of the recent passage of the Equal Rights Amendment by the United States House of Representatives. The bill did not survive in the U.S. Senate, August 10, 1970 Photo credit: Bettmann / Corbis — in New York, NY.
"Eve was Framed," August 13, 1971 cover of Life Magazine. Then And Now, Women Problems, Teaching Career, New Life, Life Problems, Teaching College, Oppression
"Eve was Framed," August 13, 1971 cover of Life Magazine.
A women's liberation demonstration    © Copyright 2002 Corbis  — in New York, New York. Vintage Photos, Hippies, History, Olds, Scenes, The Past, Truth, Believe
A women's liberation demonstration © Copyright 2002 Corbis — in New York, New York.
"Women Need Constitutional Equality Now" - Betty Friedan leads women outside a Congressional office to show support for the E.R.A., 1971.  Source: Does anyone know who took this image? Videos, Instagram, Womens History Month, International Womens Day, Equality Now
"Women Need Constitutional Equality Now" - Betty Friedan leads women outside a Congressional office to show support for the E.R.A., 1971. Source: Does anyone know who took this image?
"Women Unite" - Women march down Fifth Avenue on the 50th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, which granted the women the right to vote, September, 1970.  Photo credit: John Olson / Time & Life / Getty — in New York, NY. Woman, Photos Of Women, Supportive
"Women Unite" - Women march down Fifth Avenue on the 50th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, which granted the women the right to vote, September, 1970. Photo credit: John Olson / Time & Life / Getty — in New York, NY.
A: "I totally support women's rights, I just don't like the word 'feminist'"  B: "Quoth Dumbledore, 'Fear of a name increases fear of the thing itself'."  Artist: Naoise Dolan Humour, Wisdom Quotes, Feminist Quotes, Feminism Quotes, Sexism, Empowering Quotes
People Not Identifying as Feminist (as they should)
A: "I totally support women's rights, I just don't like the word 'feminist'" B: "Quoth Dumbledore, 'Fear of a name increases fear of the thing itself'." Artist: Naoise Dolan
Actress Rose McGowan raises her fist while delivering the opening address at the Women's Convention at Cobo Center. This was the first time McGowan had spoken in public since accusing film producer Harvey Weinstein of rape, October 27, 2017  Photo credit: Erin Kirkland — in Detroit, Michigan. Halle Berry, Halle, Fifth Harmony, The New York Times, New York Times, Ny Times, Photographer, 2017 Photos, Film Producer
Actress Rose McGowan raises her fist while delivering the opening address at the Women's Convention at Cobo Center. This was the first time McGowan had spoken in public since accusing film producer Harvey Weinstein of rape, October 27, 2017 Photo credit: Erin Kirkland — in Detroit, Michigan.
Motivation, Feminist Art, Feminist Slogan, Feminist Af, Soul
Source: Philip Cohen Changing Your Name, Inequality, Surveys, Phd, Name Change, You Changed
How important was each of these issues when you considered whether to change your name?
Source: Philip Cohen
Voters across segments lean favorable toward #MeToo, with the exception of Republicans and white men.  Source: "The Immediate, Short-term, and Long-term Effects of the Kavanaugh Hearings on the Electorate." Results from a National Survey of Voters. PerryUndem, April 15, 2019 Survey Report, Exception, Term, Research, Lean
Do you have a favorable or an unfavorable view of the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment?
Voters across segments lean favorable toward #MeToo, with the exception of Republicans and white men. Source: "The Immediate, Short-term, and Long-term Effects of the Kavanaugh Hearings on the Electorate." Results from a National Survey of Voters. PerryUndem, April 15, 2019
By a +23-point margin, voters are more likely to view the #MeToo movement favorably than unfavorably.  Source: "The Immediate, Short-term, and Long-term Effects of the Kavanaugh Hearings on the Electorate." Results from a National Survey of Voters. PerryUndem, April 15, 2019
Do you have a favorable or an unfavorable view of the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment?
By a +23-point margin, voters are more likely to view the #MeToo movement favorably than unfavorably. Source: "The Immediate, Short-term, and Long-term Effects of the Kavanaugh Hearings on the Electorate." Results from a National Survey of Voters. PerryUndem, April 15, 2019