History Stories
CATEGORY: Feminism
Uncovering the Secret Identity of Rosie the Riveter
January 23, 2018

Naomi Parker Fraley, the inspiration behind Rosie the Riveter, died in January 2018. Read More

The Shocking Infanticide Trial That Exposed Sexual Harassment in 1868
January 19, 2018

How the death of a domestic worker’s baby became a symbol in the fight for equal rights for women. Read More

Until 1975, ‘Sexual Harassment’ Was the Menace With No Name
January 8, 2018

Meet Lin Farley, the woman who helped coin the term 'sexual harassment.' Read More

Women Got ‘Married’ Long Before Gay Marriage
December 28, 2017

Boston marriage was an appealing alternative for women who didn’t want to depend on men. Read More

The Father of Modern Libraries Was a Serial Sexual Harasser
December 19, 2017

Melvil Dewey helped create a new profession for women—and harassed them at every step of the way. Read More