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wear a lady-tie while you write. {it just might make you smarter.}

wear a lady-tie while you write. {it just might make you smarter.}

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Dorothy Kenyon, a self-proclaimed feminist, was a U.S. representative for the UN Commission on Women and on the board of the ACLU. Then, in 1950, Sen. Joseph R. McCarthy, labeled her a Communist. Rather than retreat, Kenyon pounced: "He's a lowdown worm and although it ought to be beneath my dignity to answer him, I'm mad enough to say that he's a liar and he can go to hell," she spat.

Dorothy Kenyon, a self-proclaimed feminist, was a U.S. representative for the UN Commission on Women and on the board of the ACLU. Then, in 1950, Sen. Joseph R. McCarthy, labeled her a Communist. Rather than retreat, Kenyon pounced: "He's a lowdown worm and although it ought to be beneath my dignity to answer him, I'm mad enough to say that he's a liar and he can go to hell," she spat.

Ink:  #Quill and #ink.

Ink: #Quill and #ink.

"Lady in Black," 'Burka Avenger - When a Burka isn't a tool of oppression . . . New Pakistani superheroine.

Lady In Black: 'Burka Avenger' Fights For Pakistan's Girls

"Lady in Black," 'Burka Avenger - When a Burka isn't a tool of oppression . . . New Pakistani superheroine.

Ein Buch ist wie das Leben es hat einen Anfang aber auch ein Ende!

"Tigress for Liberty: Noor Inayat Khan, WWII spy" at Heroine Central, a Word Press women's history blog.

Tigress for Liberty: Noor Inayat Khan, WWII spy

"Tigress for Liberty: Noor Inayat Khan, WWII spy" at Heroine Central, a Word Press women's history blog.

This sign at an awesome bookshop.

21 Pictures That Will Restore Your Faith In Humanity

This sign at an awesome bookshop.

Tawakkul Karman is a journalist and civil rights activist from Yemen dedicated to changing the lives of the country’s youth. Her leading role in the non-violent struggle to end Yemini President Ali Abdullah’s three-decade rule received international attention and earned her the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize. She has endured jail time and assassination attempts for her activism, but her continued leadership in a country where women are traditionally oppressed is indicative of their changing role.

Tawakkul Karman – profile

Tawakkul Karman is a journalist and civil rights activist from Yemen dedicated to changing the lives of the country’s youth. Her leading role in the non-violent struggle to end Yemini President Ali Abdullah’s three-decade rule received international attention and earned her the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize. She has endured jail time and assassination attempts for her activism, but her continued leadership in a country where women are traditionally oppressed is indicative of their changing role.

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