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28 Badass Women Born in May

Past and present movers, shakers and women's history makers born in May.

The Only Two Women on American Banknotes…So Far

When she replaces Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill, Harriet Tubman will become just the third woman on U.S. paper currency. Who were the two greenback gals who preceded her?

Who’s the Queen of Comics? (Hint: Not Wonder Woman)

Nicknamed the "Queen of Comics" during her succesful comic career in the early 20th century, Brinkley kept herself busy away from the drawing table as well. "Incidentally, Brinkley was also a roving reporter, covering murder trials and World War I,

Menstrual Cups Are a Lady Scientist’s Best Friend

Emilie Graslie, host of The Brain Scoop, has made a terrific video that combines two of our favorite subjects here at Stuff Mom Never Told You: periods and women in science.

NFL Cheerleaders Earn Less Than Fast Food Workers

On the eve of the 2016 Super Bowl between the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos, paltry pay for NFL cheerleaders remains an ongoing issue.

Stuff Mom Never Told You about C-Sections

Past Stuff Mom Never Told You guest and Longest Shortest Time podcast host Hillary Frank tasked us with a mission: find out why we care so much about c-sections and why that guilt persists. And, oh baby, did we learn

9 African-American Suffragists You Should Know

The 1902 publication of the “History of Woman Suffrage,” co-authored by Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Matilda Joslin Gage was a milestone in first-wave feminism, as it was the product of a massive effort to document women's continuing

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95% of Women Don’t Regret Their Abortions & the Reason Is Simpler Than You’d Think.

A new PLOS One study finds 95 percent of women who have abortions don't regret their reproductive decisions. The reason why is simpler than you'd think.

New York Times’ First (and Feminist) Female Reporter

After less than three years on the job, The New York Times’ first female executive editor, Jill Abramson, was abruptly fired on May 14, 2014. Times publisher Arthur Sulzberger, Jr. offered no direct reasoning for ousting the historic hire, other

31 Badass Women Born in January

Movers, shakers, and women's history makers born in January.

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