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In the 1960's, the National Organization for Women (NOW), arose and gained popularity. This group urged support for feminism an promoted equal pay and treatment.

Women & equal pay The issue of wages in the UK is a complex subject that includes the minimum wage increase debates and the London Living Wage campaign. Equal pay is another element of it that …

Women fighting for healthcare and abortion rights in the 1960s. The question is, why are we still fighting to maintain, or even have these rights today? I'll live in a 'post-feminist' world when women's rights and equality are actually a reality.

Women fighting for healthcare and abortion rights in the The question is, why are we still fighting to maintain these rights today? I'll live in a 'post-feminist' world when women's rights and equality are actually a reality.

52 Powerful Photos Of Women Who Changed History Forever - Gallery

52 Powerful Photos Of Women Who Changed History Forever

In 1967, Katherine Switzer became the first woman to run the Boston Marathon. There were many contestants that were unhappy about it. The race organizer even tried to stop her mid-race.

Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to run the Boston marathon. After realizing that a woman was running, race organizer went after Switzer shouting. However, other male runners provided a protective shield during the entire marathon.

Life Magazine - Women's Liberation Do you remember the day we decided we were tired of skirts, and showed up at school en masse wearing blue jeans? Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

September 1970 issue of Life Magazine featuring cover story on women's liberation

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1946 - Corsets Cramp Our Style: “Actresses appearing in the period drama The Private Affairs of Bel Ami, led by Marie Wilson (right), humorously protest to director Albert Lewin against the use of corsets”

As are racism, classism, ageism, abled bodyism, heterosexism, religionism... All are forms of what Elisabeth Schussler Fiorenza calls "kyriarchy"

As are racism, classism, ageism, abled bodyism, .All are forms of what Elisabeth Schussler Fiorenza calls "kyriarchy"

I need to make some networking cards with this on it and links to feminist social media and websites...

If you want to compliment me tell me my boots rock or my hair is awesome. People who catcall women are disgusting horrendous crdatures and I would gladly punch them all in the face.

"How the unrest of the 1960s compares to today, according to the people who lived through it" by  Christopher Ingraham  This article is about the corruption of the United States in the 60s. It goes in depth with violence, racism, discrimination, etc.. compared to the new generation.

How the unrest of the 1960s compares to today, according to the people who lived through it

Americans demand racial equality on a civil rights demonstration at a protest to free Wally Nelson who was arrested for being a Conscientious Objector in 1965 [Getty Images]

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