Quick! What’s Happening August 26, Really?

If you said “Women’s Equality Day,” you’d be right.And if you said it’s the 95th anniversary of the date in 1920 when women’s right to vote officially entered the U.S. Constitution, you’d be spot on....more

Happy Women's Equality Day: Don't Pop The Champagne Just Yet, There's More Work to Do

www.TheFeministBride.com On August 18th, women celebrated the ratification of the 19th amendment in 1920 stating that is is unlawful for any United States citizen to be denied the right to vote based on sex. Women have been enjoying the right to vote for 91 years. And today, women are celebrating Women's Equality Day, which honors not only the 1920 amendment, but also "calls attention to women’s continuing efforts toward full equality." But don't pop that champagne just yet, we haven't accomplished full equality yet....more

Moms In The Workforce: Why Are We Discriminated Against?

On August 26th the nation will observe Women's Equality Day, in commemoration of the 1920 passage of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, granting women the right to vote....more

Did You Celebrate Women's Equality Day?

Yesterday, August 26, was Women's Equality Day. (It also was my non-blogging friend's birthday, so a big shout out to Dr. P, who probably spent the day operating, as she is a surgeon. Which is a good way, I think, to celebrate women's equality, but as usual I digress.) RosieRed23 at Spare Candy explains that: ...more

Women's Equality Day: Are we there yet?

Women's Equality Day, August 26, is a holiday first proposed by Rep. ...more

Leader's Moment of Decision Led to Women's Equality Day

Leaders make decisions every day, but some days are more significant than others. Those are the days on which we face moments of decision at the moral crossroads. One such crossroads was the reason we celebrate August 26 as Women's Equality Day. ...more

Women's issues, rights and equality

With the Democratic National Convention in full swing and Women's Equality Day, marking the 88th anniversary of women gaining the right to vote, celebrated on Aug. 26, women's issues have been a hot topic lately. ...more

I totally agree. This is the first election where I've felt like I really care about the ...more

No Way, No how, No McCain: Hillary, the Designated Adult

Her orange pantsuit might be a Glamour magazine “don’t”, but like every word Hillary spoke last night during her moment at the Democratic National Convention, it was so right, so Hillary. Her once-ridiculed pantsuit is part of the Hillary brand now, like Barry Goldwater’s thick-rimmed black glasses, Winston Churchill’s smelly cigars, Joe Biden’s train tickets. ...more

Tonight: In Women's Equality Day Speech, Hillary Clinton Will Look With Long Eyes

All eyes will be on Hillary Clinton when she speaks tonight at the Democratic National Convention. ...more

Women's Equality Day

Today is the 31st birthday of one of my closest friends. Dr. P is a woman I admire greatly. She finished her five year surgery residency this past June and is a currently a Fellow at a prestigious hospital in Florida. Today also happens to be slightly more well known across the blogosphere as Women’s Equality Day, which I find very fitting because so many of Dr. P’s achievements would likely not have been possible if not for ongoing pressure for gender equality. ...more

Not to get all cheesy, but thanks for all the great comments. It is so important to get our ...more