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Women

The First Federal Prison For Women Was Opened In 1928, ...

May 8, 2021

Nestled in the rolling hills of Alderson, West Virginia, sits the very first federal prison for women in the United States, the Federal Industrial Institute ...

Gladiatrix: This Is What Life Was Like For Female Gladi...

February 1, 2021

The Way Female Gladiators Were Seen In Ancient Rome Were there female gladiators in Ancient Rome? Of course there were, and they often fought animals and chi...

The History Of Subjective Diction In Sex Ed Textbooks

December 9, 2020

When considering the discrepancies in what is expected of men versus women in modern-day society, we often consider how the role of women in families have changed...

Ladies' Ordinaries: Women-Only Restaurants That Shielde...

March 8, 2020

The Gloppe patisserie on the Champs-Elysees, two women eating pastries, 1889, Jean Beraud. (M. Seemuller / De Agostini Picture Library via Getty Images) A gir...

Ma Ferguson, A Puppet Governor

April 22, 2019

The history books list Miriam Amanda Ferguson, or Ma as she was known, as the first female governor of Texas and one of the first women to hold the position of governor in the United St...