Kate Millett Collection to be Offered on WBAI, Sunday, Feb. 25

On Sunday, February 25, Joy of Resistance, Multicultural Feminist Radio @WBAI, will be offering listeners "The Kate Millett Collection" in exchange for a $100. pledge. The Collection includes: a complete recording of the moving memorial attended by so many feminists, held for Kate in New York City on November 9 2017 (organized by Sophie Keir and The Veteran Feminists of America); [...]

2019-07-16T07:38:17-04:00February 22nd, 2018|Art, Award, Feminist, History|

Myrna Lamb, Feminist Playwright, Dies at 87

The New York Times, September 22, 2017, by Neil Genzlinger. Myrna Lamb, a feminist playwright in an unwelcoming era, put the tenets of second-wave feminism in front of theater goers in provocative works that were staged at the Public Theater in Manhattan and elsewhere. She died on Sept. 15 in Point Pleasant Beach, N.J. She was 87. Her daughter Joellen [...]

2018-03-30T04:52:59-04:00September 25th, 2017|Activism, Art, Feminist, Obituary, Second Wave|

The Women Who Built the New York Art World

From Artsy.net | July 6, 2017 By Alexxa Gotthardt Over the course of 10 years, between 1929 and 1939, four of New York City’s most iconic museums emerged in Manhattan: the Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney, The Frick Collection, and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. These institutions are now world-famous. But their founders—predominantly women—are relatively unknown. During this [...]

2017-07-10T17:26:16-04:00July 9th, 2017|Art, History, Women|

New York Historical Society Center for Women’s History

About the center Our new Center for Women’s History—the first of its kind in the nation within the walls of a major museum—reveals the untold stories of women who have shaped and continue to shape the American experience. As a hub for scholarship and education, the new Center demonstrates how women across the spectrum of race, class, and culture [...]

2017-05-25T23:18:56-04:00May 9th, 2017|Art, News, Women|

A Woman’s Place Is in History

From the NY Times | March 14, 2017 By Elizabeth A. Harris The New-York Historical Society's Center for Women's History will open its doors this spring, a season many expected to spend settling into life with the United States' first female president. Instead, the country finds itself in a different moment, one that brought millions of people to women's [...]

2017-05-25T23:45:36-04:00March 14th, 2017|Art, History, Women|

Dolley Madison and Her Peers Ran Their Own ‘Pussy-Hat’ Brigade

From the NY Times | March 9, 2017 by Jennifer Schuessler Before there were “pussy hats,” there were the women of Revolutionary-era America. “We possess a Spirit that will not be conquered,” Abigail Adams wrote to her husband in September 1776, as the fight for independence raged. “If our Men are all drawn off and we should be attacked, [...]

2017-05-25T23:54:56-04:00March 9th, 2017|Art, History|
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