Birch Bayh, Indiana senator who championed Title IX, dies at 91

Former senator Birch Bayh, the author of two major constitutional amendments as well as legislation that dramatically improved women’s rights in classrooms and on athletic fields, died March 14 at his home in Easton, Md. He was 91. Mr. Bayh co-wrote what would have been the 27th Amendment, the Equal Rights Amendment, prescribing equal treatment of women in all fields. Congress [...]

2019-06-26T09:31:02-04:00March 15th, 2019|Activism, Equality, Feminist, History|

“Heather Booth: Changing the World” Movie Airs on PBS this Month

At the height of the Civil Rights Movement, activist and organizer Heather Booth helped register voters in Mississippi. She then became a go-to strategist for causes like women's rights and an advisor to political leaders. Learn more about Booth's legacy. This film gives an overview of 50 years of the progressive movement, and serves as a manual from one of [...]

2019-06-26T09:31:18-04:00March 11th, 2019|Activism, Feminist, Film|
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