Tagged: Massachusetts

The Myth of Seneca Falls

If women’s history is covered at all in our androcentric courses at school, it tends to occupy only a few paragraphs, maybe one chapter, of our textbooks. With most of the story omitted, how...

“Liberty is not less a blessing, because oppression has so long darkened the mind that it cannot appreciate it.” –Lucretia Mott, 1849

“Liberty is not less a blessing, because oppression has so long darkened the mind that it cannot appreciate it.” –Lucretia Mott, 1849 Happy birthday to Lucretia Mott, born January 3, 1793. Lucretia Mott is one...

The Hermaphrodite by Julia Ward Howe

Suffragist Julia Ward Howe wrote the Hermaphrodite before her feminist awakening, while she was still young and deciding her opinions on gender issues. While writing this novel, she explored what it would be like to be less...