KICK-ASS WOMEN: Lucy Stone - determined that men were reading the Bible in a way to suppress women, she worked her way through school to learn Greek and Latin to prove them wrong. Kept her last name, chopped her hair off, scandalously wore precursors to pants, was kicked out of church for arguing that women had the right to own property and to be able to divorce abusive alcoholic husbands.

Lucy Stone – determined that men were reading the Bible in a way to suppress women, she worked her way through school to learn Greek and Latin to prove them wrong. Kept her last name, chopped her hair off, scandalously wore precursors to pants, was kicked

This picture was taken in 1917, and shows a woman at a suffrage protest. The women were protesting the recent arrest and incarceration of some of their fellow protesters.

A woman suffrage activist protesting after 'The Night of Terror.' 33 suffrage activists had been arrested for ‘obstructing traffic’ and were badly beaten by prison guards. 55 Badass Women Who Changed History Forever

I never doubted that equal rights was the right direction. Most reforms, most problems are complicated. But to me there is nothing complicated about ordinary equality. -Alice Paul

Emmeline Pankhurst - arrested again! It's obvious why my mother chose Emmeline as my namesake, bot sure why she decided to change the 'e' to an 'a' though.

Alice Paul: American suffragist who was arrested while exhibiting her first amendment rights, went on a hunger strike, was force-fed and beaten in prison, and changed history

Alice Paul inducted into NJ hall of fame alongside historic nemesis Woodrow Wilson

1st Wave Feminism: Suffragettes on the march---Vote, Ladies!

Wave Feminism: Suffragettes on the march---Vote, Ladies! But if you choose not to, that's okay too, because really that fight was for the RIGHT to vote, not to MAKE you vote.

In addition to surviving the Titanic, the "Unsinkable" Molly Brown was an advocate for women’s and workers’ rights. She ran for a Senate seat in 1910 and 1912.

MARGARET TOBIN BROWN aka "The Unsinkable Molly Brown (Titanic survivor, the only woman to row a lifeboat to safety, fiercely argued w/ the quartermaster Robert Hitchens to rescue people in the water. When he refused she threatened to throw him overboard)

Elizabeth Cady Stanton (November 12, 1815 – October 26, 1902) was an American social activist, abolitionist, and leading figure of the early woman's movement. Her Declaration of Sentiments, presented at the first women's rights convention held in 1848 in Seneca Falls, New York, is often credited with initiating the first organized woman's rights and woman's suffrage movements in the United States.[

Elizabeth Cady Stanton (November 1815 – October was an American social activist, abolitionist, and leading figure of the early woman's movement. Her Declaration of Sentiments, presented at the first women's rights convention held in 1848 in

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