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The Feminine Mystique Half a Century Later
The Feminine Mystique Half a Century Later

How Betty Friedan “pulled the trigger on history” and awakened women to the freedom to question what it means to live a full life.

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No Decent Woman or Girl is Ever Seen Wearing Trousers: 12 Conduct Rules for Women from Rural Spain
No Decent Woman or Girl is Ever Seen Wearing Trousers: 12 Conduct Rules for Women from Rural Spain

“No decent woman or girl is ever seen on a bicycle.”

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Minimalist Posters Celebrating Six Pioneering Women in Science
Minimalist Posters Celebrating Six Pioneering Women in Science

One designer’s homage to Marie Curie, Jane Goodall, Rosalind Franklin, Grace Hopper, Rachel Carson, and Sally Ride.

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Nora Ephron on Women, Love, Happiness, Reading, Life, and Death
Nora Ephron on Women, Love, Happiness, Reading, Life, and Death

“Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim.”

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A Girl and Her Room: Portraits of Teenage Girls’ Inner Worlds Through Their Bedroom Interiors
A Girl and Her Room: Portraits of Teenage Girls’ Inner Worlds Through Their Bedroom Interiors

“I was discovering a person on the cusp on becoming an adult, but desperately holding on to the child she barely outgrew, a person on the edge between two worlds.”

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Amelia Earhart on Marriage
Amelia Earhart on Marriage

“I cannot guarantee to endure at all times the confinements of even an attractive cage.”

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Drawing from the City: Exquisite Indian Folk Art Meets Women’s Empowerment
Drawing from the City: Exquisite Indian Folk Art Meets Women’s Empowerment

One self-taught artist’s journey from poverty to imaginative reinvention.

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The Good Girls Revolt: The Untold Story of the 1970 Lawsuit That Changed the Modern Workplace
The Good Girls Revolt: The Untold Story of the 1970 Lawsuit That Changed the Modern Workplace

How the first sex-discrimination lawsuit in the history of media shaped the modern workplace.

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The First Feminist Film (1922)
The First Feminist Film (1922)

A woman, a gun, and a practical joke gone awry.

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Women Are Heroes: A Global Portrait of Strength in Hardship by French Guerrilla Artist-Activist JR
Women Are Heroes: A Global Portrait of Strength in Hardship by French Guerrilla Artist-Activist JR

Poignant and powerful portraits of physical and emotional survival amidst atrocity.

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