From Suffrage to the Senate: America's Political Women

Editor/Author O'Dea, Suzanne
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Grey House Publishing

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-61-925010-9
Category: Social Sciences - Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies
Image Count: 194
Book Status: Available
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From Suffrage to the Senate is a comprehensive and valuable compendium of biographies of leading women in U.S. politics, past and present, and an examination of the wide range of women's movements. This dynamically illustrated reference work explores American women's path to political power and social equality from the struggle for the right to vote and the abolition of slavery to the first African American woman in the U.S. Senate and beyond.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • A
  • Abbott, Grace (1878-1939)
  • Abel, Hazel Pearl Hempel (1888-1966)
  • Abolitionist Movement, Women in the
  • Abortion
  • Abzug, Bella Savitzky (1920-1998)
  • Achtenberg, Roberta (b. 1950)
  • Adams, Abigail Smith (1744-1818)
  • Adams, Annette Abbott (1877-1956)
  • Adams, Sandra (Sandy) (b. 1956)
  • Addams, Jane (1860-1935)
  • Addington, Julia C. (1829-1875)
  • Adkins, Bertha Sheppard (1906-1983)
  • Adkins v. Children's Hospital (1923)
  • Affirmative Action
  • Akron v. Akron Center for Reproductive Health (1983)
  • Albright, Madeleine Jana Korbel (b. 1937)
  • Alexander, Sadie Tanner Mosell (1898-1989)
  • Allen, Maryon Pittman (b. 1925)
  • Allred, Gloria Rachel Bloom (b. 1941)
  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority
  • Alpha Suffrage Club
  • Alvarez, Aida (b. 1949)
  • American Association of University Women
  • American Civil Liberties Union
  • American Life League, Inc
  • American Woman Suffrage Association
  • American Women Presidents
  • Ames, Jessie Harriet Daniel (1883-1972)
  • Anderson, Amalia (b. 1974)
  • Anderson, Eugenie Moore (1909-1997)
  • Anderson, Marian (1902-1993)
  • Anderson, Mary (1872-1964)
  • Andrews, (Leslie) Elizabeth Bullock (1911-2002)
  • Angelou, Maya (b. 1928)
  • Anthony, Susan Brownell (1820-1906)
  • Anti-lynching Movement
  • Armstrong, Anne Legendre (1927-2008)
  • Ashbrook, (Emily) Jean Spencer (b. 1934)
  • Association of Southern Women for the Prevention of Lynching
  • Atkinson, Ti-Grace (b. 1939)
  • Avery, Byllye Yvonne Reddick (b. 1937)
  • Ayotte, Kelly (b. 1968)
  • B
  • Baca, Pauline Celia (Polly) (b. 1941)
  • Bachmann, Michele (b. 1956)
  • Bachur v. Democratic National Committee (1987)
  • Baker, Ella Josephine (1903-1986)
  • Baker, Irene Bailey (1901-1994)
  • Balch, Emily Greene (1867-1961)
  • Baldwin, Tammy (b. 1962)
  • Bañuelos, Romana Acosta (b. 1925)
  • Barnard, Catherine (Kate) Ann (1875-1930)
  • Barnes, Melody C. (b. 1964)
  • Barshefsky, Charlene (b. 1949)
  • Bass, Charlotta Amanda Spears (1880-1969)
  • Bass, Karen (b. 1953)
  • Bates, Daisy Lee Gatson (1920-1999)
  • Beal v. Doe (1977)
  • Bean, Melissa (b. 1962)
  • Beatty, Joyce (b. 1950)
  • Beauvoir, Simone Lucie Ernestine Marie Bertrand de (1908-1986)
  • Bellamy, Carol (b. 1942)
  • Bellotti v. Baird (1976, 1979)
  • Belmont, Alva Erskine Smith Vanderbilt (1853-1933)
  • Benjamin, Medea (b. 1952)
  • Benjamin, Regina (b. 1956)
  • Bentley, Helen Delich (b. 1923)
  • Berkley, Shelley (b. 1951)
  • Berry, Mary Frances (b. 1938)
  • Bethune, Mary Jane McLeod (1875-1955)
  • Biggert, Judith Borg (b. 1937)
  • Black Women's Health Imperative
  • Black, Diane (b. 1951)
  • Blackburn, Marsha Wedgeworth (b.1952)
  • Blackmun, Harry Andrew (1908-1999)
  • Blackwell, Alice Stone (1857-1950)
  • Blades, Joan (b. 1956)
  • Blair, Emily Newell (1877-1951)
  • Blanco, Kathleen Babineaux (b. 1942)
  • Blatch, Harriot Eaton Stanton (1856-1940)
  • Blitch, Iris Faircloth (1912-1993)
  • Bloomer, Amelia Jenks (1818-1894)
  • Bloor, Ella Reeve Ware Cohen Omholt (Mother Bloor) (1862-1951)
  • Boggs, Marie Corinne Morrison Claiborne (Lindy)(b. 1916)
  • Boland, Veronica Grace (1899-1982)
  • Bolton, Frances Payne Bingham (1885-1977)
  • Bona Fide Occupational Qualification (BFOQ)
  • Bonamici, Suzanne (b. 1954)
  • Bonney, Mary Lucinda (1816-1900)
  • Bonnin, Gertrude Simmons (aka Zitkala-Ša, or Red Bird) (1876-1938)
  • Bono Mack, Mary Whitaker (b. 1961)
  • Bordallo, Madeleine Mary Zeien (b. 1933)
  • Bosone, Reva Zilpha Beck (1895-1983)
  • Bowe v. Colgate-Palmolive Company (1969)
  • Bowers v. Hardwick (1986)
  • Bowring, Eva Kelly (1892-1985)
  • Boxer, Barbara Levy (b. 1940)
  • Boyda, Nancy (b. 1955)
  • Bradwell, Myra Colby (1831-1894)
  • Bradwell v. Illinois (1873)
  • Brady, Sarah Jane Kemp (b. 1942)
  • Bravo, Ellen (b. 1944)
  • Bray v. Alexandria Clinic (1993)
  • Brazile, Donna Lease (b. 1959)
  • Brent, Margaret (ca. 1607-ca. 1671)
  • Brewer, Janice Kay Drinkwine (b. 1944)
  • Brooks, Susan (b. 1960)
  • Brown, Corrine (b. 1946)
  • Brown, Elaine (b. 1943)
  • Brown, Judie (b. 1944)
  • Brown, Rita Mae (b. 1944)
  • Browner, Carol (b. 1955)
  • Brownley, Julia (b. 1952)
  • Brown-Waite, Virginia (Ginny) (b.1943)
  • Buchanan, Vera Daerr (1902-1955)
  • Buerkle, Ann Marie (b. 1951)
  • Burdick, Jocelyn Birch (b. 1922)
  • Burke, Perle Yvonne Watson Brathwaite (b. 1932)
  • Burlington Industries v. Ellerth (1998)
  • Burlington Northern & Santa Fe Railway Co. v. White (2006)
  • Burton, Sala Galante (1925-1987)
  • Bush, Barbara Pierce (b. 1925)
  • Bush, Laura Welch (b. 1946)
  • Bushfield, Vera Cahalan (1889-1976)
  • Business and Professional Women/USA
  • Business and Professional Women's Foundation.
  • Bustos, Cheri (b. 1961)
  • Byrne, Jane Margaret Burke (b. 1934)
  • Byrne, Leslie Larkin (b. 1946)
  • Byron, Beverly Barton Butcher (b. 1932)
  • Byron, Katharine Edgar (1903-1976)
  • C
  • Cabinets, Women in Presidential
  • Cable Acts
  • Cahill, Mary Beth (b. 1954)
  • Calderón, Sila María (b. 1942)
  • Caldicott, Helen Broinowski (b. 1938)
  • Califano v. Goldfarb (1977)
  • Califano v. Westcott (1979)
  • California Federal Savings and Loan v. Guerra (1987)
  • Cammermeyer, Margrethe (b. 1942)
  • Campbell, Bonnie Jean Pierce (b. 1948)
  • Cantwell, Maria (b. 1958)
  • Capito, Shelley Moore (b. 1953)
  • Capps, Lois (b. 1938)
  • Caraway, Hattie Ophelia Wyatt (1878-1950)
  • Carey v. Population Services International (1977)
  • Carlson, Margaret Mary Bresnahan (b. ca. 1945)
  • Carnahan, Jean Carpenter (b. 1933)
  • Carpenter, Mary Elizabeth (Liz) Sutherland (1920-2010)
  • Carson, Julia May Porter (1938-2007)
  • Carson, Rachel Louise (1907-1964)
  • Carter, Eleanor Rosalynn Smith (b. 1927)
  • Castle Rock v. Gonzales (2005)
  • Castor, Kathy (b. 1966)
  • Castro, Ida L. (b. 1953)
  • Catholics for Choice
  • Catt, Carrie Clinton Lane Chapman (1859-1947)
  • Center for American Women and Politics
  • Chao, Elaine Lan (b. 1953)
  • Chavez, Linda (b. 1947)
  • Chavez-Thompson, Linda (b. 1944)
  • Chenoweth-Hage, Helen Palmer (1938-2006)
  • Child Day Care
  • Child Labor Amendment
  • Child Support Enforcement
  • Child, Lydia Maria Francis (1802-1880)
  • Children's Bureau
  • Children's Defense Fund
  • Chisholm, Shirley Anita St. Hill (1924-2005)
  • Christensen, Donna Marie Christian (b. 1945)
  • Christian Coalition of America
  • Chu, Judy (b. 1953)
  • Church, Marguerite Stitt (1892-1990)
  • Citizens’ Advisory Council on the Status of Women
  • Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title VII
  • Civil Rights Act of 1991
  • Civil Rights Movement, Women in the
  • Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1988
  • Clark Gray, Georgia Neese (1900-1995)
  • Clark, Septima Poinsette (1898-1987)
  • Clarke, Marian Williams (1880-1953)
  • Claybrook, Joan (b. 1937)
  • Clayton, Eva McPherson (b. 1934)
  • Cleaver, Kathleen Neal (b. 1945)
  • Cleveland Board of Education v. LaFleur (1974)
  • Clift, Eleanor (b. 1940)
  • Clinton, Hillary Diane Rodham (b. 1947)
  • Clinton v. Jones (1997)
  • Coalition for Women's Appointments
  • Coalition of Labor Union Women
  • Code Pink
  • Coker v. Georgia (1977)
  • Colautti v. Franklin (1979)
  • Collins, Barbara-Rose (b. 1939)
  • Collins, Cardiss Hortense Robertson (b. 1931)
  • Collins, Martha Layne Hall (b. 1936)
  • Collins, Susan Margaret (b. 1952)
  • Colored Women's League
  • Comisión Femenil Mexicana Nacional, Inc
  • Commissions on the Status of Women
  • Communist Party, USA
  • Comparable Worth
  • Concerned Women for America
  • Congress, Women in
  • Congressional Caucus for Women's Issues
  • Congressional Union
  • Congressional Workplace Compliance Act of 1995
  • Congresswomen's Caucus
  • Consciousness Raising
  • Conservatism
  • Conway, Kellyanne Elizabeth Fitzpatrick (b. 1967)
  • Corning Glass Works v. Brennan (1974)
  • Costanza, Margaret (Midge) (1932-2010)
  • Coulter, Ann (b. 1961)
  • Council of Presidents
  • Council of Women World Leaders
  • County of Washington, Oregon v. Gunther (1981)
  • Coverture
  • Craig v. Boren (1976)
  • Crisp, Mary Dent (1923-2007)
  • Croly, Jane Cunningham (1829-1901)
  • Crowley, Candy (b. 1948)
  • Cubin, Barbara Lynn (b. 1946)
  • D
  • Dahlkemper, Kathleen (b. 1957)
  • Danner, Patsy Ann Berrer (b. 1934)
  • Daughters of Bilitis
  • Daughters of Liberty
  • Davis, Angela Yvonne (b. 1944)
  • Davis, Jo Ann (1950-2007)
  • Davis, Susan A. (b. 1944)
  • Day Care Council of America
  • Day, Dorothy (1897-1980)
  • Declaration of Sentiments and Resolutions (1848)
  • Decter, Midge Rosenthal (b. 1927)
  • Deer, Ada Elizabeth (b. 1935)
  • DeGette, Diana Louise (b. 1957)
  • DeLauro, Rosa L. (b. 1943)
  • DelBene, Suzan (b. 1963)
  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority
  • Democratic Party, Women in the
  • Dennett, Mary Coffin Ware (1872-1947)
  • Dewson, Mary (Molly) Williams (1874-1962)
  • Diaz v. Pan American World Airways, Inc. (1971)
  • Displaced Homemakers
  • DiVall, Linda (b. ca. 1953)
  • Divorce Law Reform
  • Dix, Dorothea Lynde (1802-1887)
  • Doe v. Bolton (1973)
  • Dole, (Mary) Elizabeth Hanford (b. 1936)
  • Domestic Violence
  • Dothard v. Rawlinson (1977)
  • Douglas, Emily Taft (1899-1994)
  • Douglas, Helen Mary Gahagan (1900-1980)
  • Douglass, Frederick (1817-1895)
  • Drake, Thelma Day (b. 1949)
  • Duckworth, Tammy (b. 1968)
  • Duniway, Abigail Jane Scott (1834-1915)
  • Dunn, Jennifer Blackburn (1941-2007)
  • Duren v. Missouri (1979)
  • Durr, Virginia Heard Foster (1903-1999)
  • Dworkin, Andrea Rita (1946-2005)
  • Dwyer, Florence Price (1902-1976)
  • E
  • Eagle Forum
  • East, Catherine Shipe (1916-1996)
  • Eastman, Crystal (1881-1928)
  • Echaveste, Maria (b. 1954)
  • Ecofeminism
  • Economic Equity Act
  • Edelman, Marian Wright (b. 1939)
  • Education Amendments of 1972, Title IX
  • Education, Women and
  • Edwards, Donna F. (b.1959)
  • Edwards, Elaine Lucille Schwartzenburg (b. 1929)
  • Edwards, India Moffett (1895-1990)
  • Eisenhuth Alming, Laura J. Kelly (1858-1937)
  • Eisenstadt v. Baird (1972)
  • Elders, Joycelyn (b. 1933)
  • Ellmers, Renee (b. 1954)
  • Emerson, Jo Ann (b. 1950)
  • EMILY's List
  • Employment Discrimination
  • English, Karan (b. 1949)
  • Equal Credit Opportunity Act of 1974
  • Equal Division Rule
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Act of 1972
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • Equal Pay Act of 1963
  • Equal Rights Amendment
  • Equal Rights Amendments, State
  • ER America
  • Eshoo, Anna Georges (b. 1942)
  • Eslick, Willa McCord Blake (1878-1961)
  • Estrich, Susan (b. 1953)
  • Esty, Elizabeth Henderson (b. 1959)
  • Evans, Jodie (b. 1954)
  • Evers-Williams, Myrlie Louise Beasley (b. 1933)
  • Executive Order 10980
  • Executive Order 11126
  • Executive Order 11246
  • Executive Order 11375
  • F
  • Fallin, Mary (b. 1954)
  • Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993
  • Farenthold, Frances (Sissy) Talton (b. 1926)
  • Farrington, Mary Elizabeth Pruett (1898-1984)
  • Fauset, Crystal Dreda Bird (1894-1965)
  • Federal Women's Program
  • Federally Employed Women
  • Feinstein, Dianne Goldman (b. 1933)
  • Felton, Rebecca Ann Latimer (1835-1930)
  • The Feminine Mystique
  • Feminist Majority Foundation
  • Feminist Movement
  • Feministing.com
  • Feminists for Life of America
  • Feminization of Poverty
  • Fenwick, Millicent Hammond (1910-1992)
  • Ferguson, Miriam Amanda Wallace (1875-1961)
  • Ferguson v. City of Charleston (2001)
  • Ferraro, Geraldine Anne (1935-2011)
  • Fiedler, Roberta (Bobbi) Frances Horowitz (b. 1937)
  • Fifteenth Amendment
  • Finney, Joan Marie McInroy (1925-2001)
  • Fischer, Deb (b. 1951)
  • Flint Auto Workers’ Strike
  • Flynn, Elizabeth Gurley (1890-1964)
  • Fonda, Jane Seymour (b. 1937)
  • Ford, Elizabeth Ann (Betty) Bloomer (1918-2011)
  • Fourteenth Amendment
  • Fowler, Tillie Kidd (1942-2005)
  • Foxx, Virginia Ann (b. 1943)
  • Frahm, Sheila Sloan (b. 1945)
  • Frankel, Lois (b. 1948)
  • Franklin, Barbara Hackman (b. 1940)
  • Franklin v. Gwinnett County Public Schools (1992)
  • Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances Act of 1994
  • Friedan, Betty Naomi Goldstein (1921-2006)
  • Frontiero v. Richardson (1973)
  • Fudge, Marcia L. (b. 1952)
  • Fulani, Lenora Branch (b. ca. 1950)
  • Fuller, Margaret (1810-1850)
  • Fulmer, Willa Lybrand (1884-1968)
  • Furse, Elizabeth (b. 1936)
  • Futrell, Mary Alice Franklin Hatwood (b. 1940)
  • Future PAC, The
  • G
  • Gabbard, Tulsi (b. 1981)
  • Gage, Matilda Joslyn (1826-1898)
  • Gasque Van Exem, Elizabeth Mills Hawley (1886-1989)
  • Geduldig v. Aiello (1974)
  • Gender Gap
  • General Electric v. Gilbert (1976)
  • General Federation of Women's Clubs
  • Gibbs, Florence Reville (1890-1964)
  • Gibbs, Lois Marie Conn (b. 1951)
  • Gifford, Gabrielle (b. 1970)
  • Gillibrand, Kirsten (b. 1966)
  • Gilman, Charlotte Perkins (1860-1935)
  • Ginsburg, Ruth Joan Bader (b. 1933)
  • Glaser, Vera (1916-2008)
  • Glass Ceiling Commission
  • Godwin, Mary Wollstonecraft
  • Goesaert v. Cleary (1948)
  • Goldman, Emma (1869-1940)
  • Gonzales, Attorney General v. Carhart et al. (2007)
  • Goodman, Amy (b. 1957)
  • Goodwin, Doris Kearns (b. 1943)
  • Governors, Women
  • Granahan, Kathryn Elizabeth O'Hay (1894-1979)
  • Granger, Kay (b. 1943)
  • Granholm, Jennifer Mulhern (b. 1959)
  • Grasso, Ella Rosa Giovanna Oliva Tambussi (1919-1981)
  • Gratz et al. v. Bollinger (2003)
  • Graves, Dixie Bibb (1882-1965)
  • Green, Edith Louise Starrett (1910-1987)
  • Green Party USA
  • Greene Waldholtz, Enid (b. 1958)
  • Greenway King, Isabella Selmes (1886-1953)
  • Gregoire, Christine O'Grady (b. 1947)
  • Griffiths, Martha Edna Wright (1912-2003)
  • Grimké, Angelina Emily (1805-1879) and Sarah Moore (1792-1873)
  • Griswold v. Connecticut (1965)
  • Grove City College v. Bell (1984)
  • Grutter v. Bollinger (2003)
  • Guinier, Carol Lani (b. 1950)
  • H
  • H. L. v. Matheson (1984)
  • Hagan, Kay R. (b. 1953)
  • Hahn, Janice (b. 1952)
  • Haley, Nimrata (Nikki) Randhawa (b. 1972)
  • Hall, Katie Beatrice Green (1938-2012)
  • Halvorson, Deborah L. DeFrancesco (b. 1958)
  • Hamer, Fannie Lou Townsend (1917-1977)
  • Hanabusa, Colleen (b. 1951)
  • Hansen, Julia Caroline Butler (1907-1988)
  • Harden, Cecil Murray (1894-1984)
  • Harman, Jane Frank (b. 1945)
  • Harriman, Pamela Beryl Digby Churchill Hayward (1920-1997)
  • Harris, Katherine (b. 1957)
  • Harris, LaDonna (b. 1931)
  • Harris, Patricia Roberts (1924-1985)
  • Harris v. Forklift Systems (1993)
  • Harris v. McRae (1980)
  • Hart, Melissa Anne (b. 1962)
  • Hartzler, Vicky (b. 1960)
  • Hassan, Margaret (Maggie) Wood (b. 1958)
  • Hawkins, Paula Fickes (1927-2009)
  • Hayworth, Nan (b. 1959)
  • Health Care, Women and
  • Heckler, Margaret Mary O'Shaughnessy (b. 1931)
  • Height, Dorothy Irene (1912-2010)
  • Heitkamp, Heidi (b. 1955)
  • Henderson, Hazel Mustard (b. 1933)
  • Herman, Alexis Margaret (b. 1947)
  • Hernandez, Aileen Clarke (b. 1926)
  • Herrera Beutler, Jaime (b. 1978)
  • Herseth Sandlin, Stephanie (b. 1970)
  • Hicks, (Anna) Louise Day (1916-2003)
  • Hill, Anita Faye (b. 1956)
  • Hill, Julia “Butterfly” (b. 1974)
  • Hills, Carla Helen Anderson (b. 1934)
  • Hirono, Mazie K. (b. 1947)
  • Hishon v. King and Spalding (1984)
  • Hobby, Oveta Culp (1905-1995)
  • Hochul, Kathleen C. (b. 1958)
  • Hodgson v. Minnesota (1990)
  • Hoff, Joan (b. 1939)
  • Hollister, Nancy Putnam (b. 1949)
  • Holt, Marjorie Sewell (b. 1920)
  • Holtzman, Elizabeth (b. 1941)
  • Honeyman, Nan Wood (1881-1970)
  • Hooks, Bell (neé Gloria Watkins) (b. 1952)
  • Hooley, Darlene (b. 1939)
  • Horn, Joan Kelly (b. 1936)
  • Howe, Julia Ward (1819-1910)
  • Hoyt v. Florida (1961)
  • Huck, Winifred Sprague Mason (1882-1936)
  • Huerta, Dolores Clara Fernandez (b. 1930)
  • Huffington, Arianna Stassinopoulos (b. 1950)
  • Hufstedler, Shirley Ann Mount (b. 1925)
  • Hughes, Karen Parfitt (b. 1967)
  • Hull, Jane Dee Bowersock (b. 1935)
  • Human Trafficking
  • Humphrey Brown, Muriel Fay Buck (1912-1998)
  • Hurley, Ruby (1909-1980)
  • Hutchinson, Anne Marbury (1591-1643)
  • Hutchison, Kathryn (Kay) Ann Bailey (b. 1943)
  • Hyde, Henry John (1924-2007)
  • I
  • Ifill, Gwen (b. 1955)
  • Independent Women's Forum
  • Ireland, Patricia (b. 1945)
  • Ivins, Molly Tyler (1944-2007)
  • J
  • Jackson Lee, Sheila (b. 1950)
  • Jackson, Lisa (b. 1962)
  • Jarrett, Valerie Bowman (b. 1956)
  • J.E.B. v. Alabama ex rel T.B. (1994)
  • Jenckes, Virginia Ellis (1877-1975)
  • Jenkins, Lynn (b. 1963)
  • Johnson, Claudia Alta (Lady Bird) Taylor (1912-2007)
  • Johnson, Eddie Bernice (b. 1935)
  • Johnson, Lady Bird
  • Johnson, Nancy Lee (b. 1935)
  • Johnson v. Transportation Agency of Santa Clara County (1987)
  • Jones, Elaine R. (b. 1944)
  • Jones, Stephanie Tubbs (1949-2008)
  • Jordan, Barbara Charline (1936-1996)
  • Judges, Women
  • Jumper, Betty Mae Tiger (1923-2011)
  • Juneau, Denise (b. 1967)
  • Juries, Women on
  • K
  • Kagan, Elena (b. 1960)
  • Kahn, Florence Prag (1868-1948)
  • Kaptur, Marcia (Marcy) Carolyn (b. 1946)
  • Kassebaum Baker, Nancy Landon (b. 1932)
  • Kee, Maude Elizabeth Simpkins (1895-1975)
  • Kelley, Florence (1859-1932)
  • Kelly, Edna Patricia Kathleen Flannery (1906-1997)
  • Kelly, Sue W. (b. 1936)
  • Kennedy, Claudia Jean (b. 1947)
  • Kennedy, Florynce Rae (1916-2000)
  • Kennedy, Jacqueline Bouvier
  • Kennelly, Barbara Bailey (b. 1936)
  • Keys, Martha Elizabeth Ludwig (b. 1930)
  • Kilpatrick, Carolyn Jean Cheeks (b. 1945)
  • Kilroy, Mary Jo (b. 1949)
  • King, Coretta Scott (1927-2006)
  • King, Mary (b. 1940)
  • Kirchberg v. Feenstra (1981)
  • Kirkpatrick, Ann (b.1950)
  • Kirkpatrick, Jeane Duane Jordan (1926-2006)
  • Kissling, Frances (b. 1943)
  • Klobuchar, Amy (b. 1960)
  • Knutson, Coya Gjesdal (1912-1996)
  • Koontz, Elizabeth Duncan (1919-1989)
  • Kosmas, Suzanne McDonald (b. 1944)
  • Kreps, Juanita Morris (1921-2010)
  • Kuhn, Margaret (Maggie) E. (1905-1995)
  • Kunin, Madeleine May (b. 1933)
  • Kuster, Ann McLane (b. 1956)
  • L
  • Lachance, Janice Rachel (b. ca. 1952)
  • La Flesche, Susette (1854-1903)
  • LaDuke, Winona (b. 1959)
  • Lake, Celinda (b. 1953)
  • Lampkin, Daisy Elizabeth Adams (ca. 1884-1965)
  • Landes, Bertha Ethel Knight (1868-1943)
  • Landrieu, Mary (b. 1955)
  • Langley, Katherine Gudger (1888-1948)
  • Lathrop, Julia (1858-1932)
  • Lawrence Textile Mill Strike
  • League of Women Voters
  • Lease, Mary Elizabeth Clyens (1850-1933)
  • Ledbetter, Lilly (b. 1938)
  • Lee, Barbara (b. 1946)
  • Lesbian Rights
  • Lewis, Ann Frank (b. 1937)
  • Liasson, Mara (b. 1955)
  • Liberalism
  • Liliuokalani (1838-1917)
  • Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009
  • Lilly M. Ledbetter, Petitioner v. The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company, Inc. (2007)
  • Lincoln, Blanche Lambert (b. 1960)
  • Lingle, Linda Cutter (b. ca. 1953)
  • Liswood, Laura (b. 1950)
  • Lloyd Bouquard, Rachel Marilyn Laird (b. 1929)
  • Lockwood, Belva Ann Bennett McNall (1830-1917)
  • Lofgren, Zoe (b. 1947)
  • Long, Catherine Small (b. 1924)
  • Long Island Care at Home, Ltd. v. Coke 127 S. Ct. 2339 (2007)
  • Long, Rose McConnell (1892-1970)
  • Long Thompson, Jill Lynnette (b. 1952)
  • Los Angeles Department of Water and Power v. Manhart (1978)
  • Louchheim, Kathleen (Katie) Scofield (1903-1991)
  • Lowey, Nita Melnikoff (b. 1937)
  • Luce, Clare Boothe (1903-1987)
  • Lujan Grisham, Michelle (b. 1959)
  • Lummis, Cynthia (b. 1954)
  • Lusk, Georgia Lee Witt (1893-1971)
  • Lyon, Phyllis (b. 1924)
  • M
  • MacKinnon, Catharine Alice (b. 1946)
  • Madar, Olga Marie (1916-1996)
  • Maher v. Roe (1977)
  • Majette, Denise L. (b.1955)
  • Malcolm, Ellen Reighley (b. 1947)
  • Maloney, Carolyn Bosher (b. 1948)
  • MANA, a National Latina Organization
  • Mankiller, Wilma Pearl (1945-2010)
  • Mankin, Helen Douglas (1894-1956)
  • Margolies-Mezvinsky, Marjorie (b. 1942)
  • Marín, Rosario (b. 1958)
  • Married Women's Property Acts
  • Martin, Dorothy Taliaferro “Del” (1921-2008)
  • Martin, Judith Lynn Morley (b. 1939)
  • Martin, Marion E. (1900-1987)
  • Martinez, Susana (b. 1959)
  • Martz, Judy (b. 1943)
  • Matalin, Mary Joe (b. 1953)
  • Matsui, Doris Okada (b. 1944)
  • May Bedell, Catherine Dean Barnes (1914-2004)
  • McCabe, Jewell Jackson (b. 1945)
  • McCarthy, Carolyn (b. 1944)
  • McCarthy, Karen (1947-2010)
  • McCarty v. McCarty (1980)
  • McCaskill, Claire (b. 1953)
  • McCollum, Betty (b. 1954)
  • McCormack, Ellen (neé Eleanor Rose) Cullen (1926-2011)
  • McCormick Simms, Ruth Hanna (1880-1944)
  • McKinney, Cynthia Ann (b. 1955)
  • McLaughlin Korologos, Ann Dore Lauenstein (b. 1941)
  • McLeod, Gloria Negrete (b. 1941)
  • McMillan, Clara Gooding (1894-1976)
  • McMorris Rodgers, Cathy (b. 1969)
  • Meek, Carrie Pittman (b. 1926)
  • Meissner, Doris Marie (b. 1941)
  • Meng, Grace (b. 1975)
  • Meritor Savings Bank v. Vinson (1986)
  • Meyers, Jan Lenore Crilly (b. 1928)
  • Meyner, Helen Day Stevenson (1929-1997)
  • RU-486 (Mifepristone)
  • Mikulski, Barbara Ann (b. 1936)
  • Military, Women in the
  • Millender-McDonald, Juanita (1938-2007)
  • Miller, Candice S. (b. 1954)
  • Miller, Laura (b. 1958)
  • Millett, Katherine (Kate) Murray (b. 1934)
  • Mills, Karen Gordon (b. 1953)
  • Mink, Patsy Matsu Takemoto (1927-2002)
  • Minner, Ruth Ann Coverdale (b. 1935)
  • Minor v. Happersett (1875)
  • Mississippi University for Women v. Hogan (1982)
  • Mofford, Rose Perica (b. 1922)
  • Molinari, Susan (b. 1958)
  • Moore, Gwendolynne S. (b. 1951)
  • Moore, Minyon (b. 1958)
  • Morella, Constance Albanese (b. 1931)
  • Moseley Braun, Carol (b. 1947)
  • Moskowitz, Belle Lindner Israels (1877-1933)
  • Motley, Constance Baker (1921-2005)
  • Mott, Lucretia Coffin (1793-1880)
  • Ms. Foundation for Women
  • Ms. Magazine
  • Muller v. Oregon (1908)
  • Muñoz, Cecilia (b. 1962)
  • Murkowski, Lisa (b. 1957)
  • Murray, Patty Johns (b. 1950)
  • Murray, Pauli (1910-1985)
  • Musgrave, Marilyn N. (b. 1949)
  • Myers, Margaret Jane (Dee Dee) (b. 1961)
  • Myrick, Sue (b. 1941)
  • N
  • Napolitano, Grace Flores (b. 1936)
  • Napolitano, Janet Ann (b. 1957)
  • NARAL Pro-Choice America
  • Nashville Gas Co. v. Satty (1977)
  • National Advisory Committee for Women
  • National American Woman Suffrage Association
  • National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Women in the
  • National Association of Colored Women's Clubs, Inc
  • National Association of Commissions for Women
  • National Center for Lesbian Rights
  • National Coalition Against Domestic Violence
  • National Coalition of 100 Black Women
  • National Commission on the Observance of International Women's Year, 1975
  • National Committee on Pay Equity
  • National Committee to Defeat the UnEqual Rights Amendment
  • National Conference of Puerto Rican Women
  • National Congress of Black Women
  • National Consumers League
  • National Council of Jewish Women
  • National Council of Negro Women
  • National Federation of Afro-American Women
  • National Federation of Republican Women
  • National Gender Balance Project USA
  • National League of Republican Colored Women
  • National Organization for Women
  • National Organization of Black Elected Legislative Women
  • National Right to Life Committee
  • National Welfare Rights Organization
  • National Woman Suffrage Association
  • National Woman's Loyal League
  • National Woman's Party
  • National Women's Conference
  • National Women's Conference Committee
  • National Women's Law Center
  • National Women's Political Caucus
  • Natividad, Irene (b. 1948)
  • Neuberger, Maurine Brown (1907-2000)
  • New York Radical Women
  • News Media, Women Politicians and 9to5, National Association of Working Women
  • Nineteenth Amendment
  • Nixon, Patricia Ryan (1912-1993)
  • Noem, Kristi (b. 1971)
  • Nolan, Mae Ella Hunt (1886-1973)
  • Norrell, Catherine Dorris (1901-1981)
  • Northup, Anne Meagher (b. 1948)
  • Norton, Eleanor Holmes (b. 1937)
  • Norton, Gale (b. 1954)
  • Norton, Mary Teresa Hopkins (1875-1959)
  • Novello, Antonia Coello (b. 1944)
  • NOW v. Scheidler (1994) (2003) (2006)
  • Nussbaum, Karen (b. 1950)
  • O
  • Oakar, Mary Rose (b. 1940)
  • Obama, Michelle Robinson (b. 1964)
  • O'Beirne, Kate (b. ca. 1949)
  • O'Connor, Sandra Day (b. 1930)
  • O'Day, Caroline Love Goodwin (1875-1943)
  • Office of Women's Initiatives and Outreach
  • O'Hare, Kathleen Richards (1876-1948)
  • Ohio v. Akron Center (1990)
  • O'Laughlin, Kathryn Ellen McCarthy (1894-1952)
  • Oldfield, Pearl Peden (1876-1962)
  • O'Leary, Hazel Rollins (b. 1937)
  • Onassis, Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy (1929-1994)
  • Operation Rescue
  • Organización en California de Líderes Campesina (Farmworker Women's Organization in California)
  • Orr, Kay Avonne Stark (b. 1939)
  • Orr v. Orr (1979)
  • Ortega, Katherine Davalos (b. 1934)
  • Owen Rohde, Ruth Bryan (1885-1954)
  • P
  • Palin, Sarah (b. 1964)
  • Park, Maud Wood (1871-1955)
  • Parker, Annise (b. 1956)
  • Parks, Rosa Louise McCauley (1913-2005)
  • Partial Birth Abortion Ban Act of 2003
  • Patterson, Elizabeth Johnston (b. 1939)
  • Paul, Alice (1885-1977)
  • Pay Equity
  • Peace Movement
  • Pelosi, Nancy B. (b. 1940)
  • Pennsylvania State Police v. Suders (2004)
  • Perdue, Beverly M. (b. 1947)
  • Perkins, Frances (Fanny) Corlie (1882-1965)
  • Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996
  • Personnel Administrator of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts v. Feeney (1979)
  • Peters, Mary E. (b. 1948)
  • Peterson, Esther (1906-1997)
  • Pettis Roberson, Shirley Neil McCumber (b. 1924)
  • Pfost, Gracie Bowers (1906-1965)
  • Phillips v. Martin Marietta Corporation (1971)…
  • Pingree, Chellie Johnson (b. 1955)
  • Pittsburgh Press Co. v. Pittsburgh Commission on Human Relations (1973)
  • Planned Parenthood Association of Kansas City, Mo. v. Ashcroft (1983)
  • Planned Parenthood Federation of America
  • Planned Parenthood of Central Missouri v. Danforth (1976)
  • Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey (1992)
  • Poelker v. Doe (1977)
  • Pornography
  • Poverty
  • Pratt, Eliza Jane (1902-1981)
  • Pratt, Ruth Sears Baker (1877-1965)
  • Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978
  • President and Vice President, Women Candidates for
  • President's Commission on the Status of Women
  • President's Interagency Council on Women
  • President's Task Force on Women's Rights and Responsibilities
  • Price Waterhouse v. Hopkins (1989)
  • Priest, Ivy Maude Baker (1905-1975)
  • Progressive Party, Women in the
  • Pro-Life Action League
  • Protective Legislation
  • Pryce, Deborah D. (b. 1951)
  • Public Offices, Women Elected to
  • Public Speaking
  • Pyle, Gladys (1890-1989)
  • Q
  • Quaker Women
  • Quinton, Amelia Stone (1833-1926)
  • R
  • Racial Discrimination
  • Radicalesbians
  • Rambaut, Mary Lucinda Bonney
  • Rankin, Jeannette Pickering (1880-1973)
  • Rape
  • Ray, Dixy Lee (1914-1994)
  • Reagan, Anne Francis “Nancy” Robbins Davis (b. 1921)
  • Redstockings
  • Reece, Louise Goff (1898-1970)
  • Reed v. Reed (1971)
  • Reid, Charlotte Leota Thompson (1913-2007)
  • Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice
  • Rell, M. Jodi (b. 1946)
  • Reno, Janet (b. 1938)
  • Reproductive Rights
  • Republican Party, Women in the
  • Republicans for Choice
  • Rice, Condoleezza (b. 1954)
  • Rice, Susan E. (b. 1964)
  • Richards, Ann Willis (1933-2006)
  • Richards, Cecile (b. ca. 1958)
  • Richardson, Laura (b. 1962)
  • Riley, Corrine Boyd (1893-1979)
  • Rivers, Lynn Nancy (b. 1956)
  • Rivlin, Alice Mitchell (b. 1931)
  • Roberts, Barbara Hughey (b. 1936)
  • Roberts, Mary Martha Corinne Morrison Claiborne Boggs (Cokie) (b. 1943)
  • Roberts v. United States Jaycees (1984)
  • Robertson, Alice Mary (1854-1931)
  • Robinson, Ruby Doris Smith (1942-1967)
  • Roby, Martha (b. 1976)
  • Roe v. Wade (1973)
  • Rogers, Edith Frances Nourse (1881-1960)
  • Romer, Christina (b. 1958)
  • Roosevelt, Eleanor (1884-1962)
  • Ros-Lehtinen, Ileana (b. 1952)
  • Ross, Nellie Tayloe (1876-1977)
  • Rostker v. Goldberg (1981)
  • Roukema, Margaret Scafati (b. 1929)
  • Roy, Vesta M. (1925-2002)
  • Roybal-Allard, Lucille (b. 1941)
  • RU-486
  • Ruffin, Josephine St. Pierre (1842-1924)
  • Rust v. Sullivan (1991)
  • S
  • Saiki, Patricia Fukuda (b. 1930)
  • St. George, Katharine Delano Price Collier (1894-1983)
  • Salter, Susanna Madora Kinsey (1860-1961)
  • Sánchez, Linda T. (b. 1969)
  • Sanchez, Loretta (b. 1960)
  • Sanger, Margaret Louise Higgins (1879-1966)
  • Sayles Belton, Sharon (b. 1951)
  • Schakowsky, Janice D. (b. 1944)
  • Schenk, Lynn (b. 1945)
  • Schlafly, Phyllis Stewart (b. 1924)
  • Schmidt, Jean (b.1951)
  • Schneider, Claudine Cmarada (b. 1947)
  • Schroeder, Patricia Nell Scott (b. 1940)
  • Schwab, Susan C. (b. 1955)
  • Schwartz, Allyson Y. (b. 1948)
  • Seastrand, Andrea Ciszek (b. 1941)
  • Sebelius, Kathleen Gilligan (b. 1948)
  • Seneca Falls Convention
  • Separate Spheres
  • Sex Discrimination
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Shabazz, Hajj Bahiyah (Betty) Sanders (1936-1997)
  • Shaheen, Jeanne (b. 1947)
  • Shalala, Donna Edna (b. 1941)
  • Shaw, Anna Howard (1847-1919)
  • Shea-Porter, Carol (b. 1952)
  • Shepherd, Karen (b. 1940)
  • Sheppard-Towner Maternity and Infancy Protection Act of 1921
  • Shirtwaist Workers Strike
  • Simmons, Althea T. L. (1924-1990)
  • Simpson, Edna Oakes (1891-1984)
  • Sinema, Kyrsten (b. 1976)
  • Slaughter, Louise McIntosh (b. 1929)
  • Smeal, Eleanor Cutri (b. 1939)
  • Smith, Howard Worth (1883-1976)
  • Smith, Linda Ann Simpson (b. 1950)
  • Smith, Margaret Madeline Chase (1897-1995)
  • Smith, Mary Louise (1914-1997)
  • Smith, Virginia Dodd (1911-2006)
  • Snowe, Olympia Jean Bouchles (b. 1947)
  • Social Security
  • Socialism
  • Solis, Hilda (b. 1957)
  • Sotomayor, Sonia (b. 1954)
  • Speier, Karen Lorraine Jacqueline (Jackie) (b. 1950)
  • Spellings, Margaret Dudar La Montagne (b. ca. 1957)
  • Spellman, Gladys Blossom Noon (1918-1988)
  • Spider Web
  • Stabenow, Deborah Ann (b. 1950)
  • Stalking
  • Stanley, Winifred Claire (1909-1996)
  • Stanton, Elizabeth Cady (1815-1902)
  • Stanton v. Stanton (1975)
  • State Legislatures, Women in
  • Steinem, Gloria Marie (b. 1934)
  • Stenberg, Attorney General of Nebraska, et al. v. Carhart (2000)
  • Stewart, Maria W. (1803-1879)
  • Stone, Lucy (1818-1893)
  • Stop ERA
  • Stowe, Harriet Elizabeth Beecher (1811-1896)
  • Strauder v. West Virginia (1879)
  • Strauss, Annette Greenfield (1924-1998)
  • Suffrage
  • Sullivan, Leonor Kretzer (1902-1988)
  • Sumner, Jessie (1898-1994)
  • Susan B. Anthony List
  • Sutton, Betty (b. 1963)
  • Swift, Jane (b. 1965)
  • T
  • Talbert, Mary Morris Burnett (1866-1923)
  • Tauscher, Ellen O'Kane (b. 1951)
  • Taylor v. Louisiana (1975)
  • Tea Party
  • Temperance Movement, Women in the
  • Terrell, Mary Eliza Church (1863-1954)
  • The Future PAC: Women Building for the Future
  • Thomas, Helen Amelia (b. 1920)
  • Thomas, Lera Millard (1900-1993)
  • Thompson, Ruth (1887-1970)
  • Thornburgh v. American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (1986)
  • Thurman, Karen Loveland (b. 1951)
  • Titus, Alice Constandina (Dina) (b. 1950)
  • Triangle Shirtwaist Company Fire
  • Truth, Sojourner (ca. 1797-1883)
  • Tsongas, Nicola S. (Niki) (b. 1946)
  • Tubman, Harriet (ca. 1820-1913)
  • Tyson, Laura D'Andrea (b. 1947)
  • U
  • UAW v. Johnson Controls (1991)
  • United States v. Morrison (2000)
  • United States v. Virginia (1996)
  • University of California Regents v. Bakke (1978)
  • Unsoeld, Jolene Bishoprick (b. 1931)
  • Upton, Harriet Taylor (1853-1945)
  • V
  • Vaid, Urvashi (b. 1958)
  • Velázquez, Nydia Margarita (b. 1953)
  • Veneman, Ann (b. 1949)
  • Veterans Preference
  • Vilmain, Teresa (b. ca. 1959)
  • Violence Against Women Act of 1994, 2000, and 2005
  • Violence Against Women Office
  • Voting Rights Act of 1965
  • Vucanovich, Barbara Farrell (b. 1921)
  • W
  • Wagner, Ann (b. 1962)
  • Wald, Lillian D. (1867-1940)
  • Waldholtz, Enid Greene
  • Walker, Olene (b. 1930)
  • Wallace, Lurleen Burns (1926-1968)
  • Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes et al. (2011)
  • Walorski, Jackie (b. 1963)
  • Warren, Elizabeth (b. 1949)
  • Wasserman Schultz, Debbie (b. 1966)
  • Waters, Maxine Moore Carr (b. 1938)
  • Watson, Barbara Mae (1918-1983)
  • Watson, Diane Edith (b. 1933)
  • Wattleton, Alyce Faye (b. 1943)
  • Webster v. Reproductive Health Services (1989)
  • Weddington, Sarah Ragle (b. 1945)
  • Weeks v. Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company (1969)
  • Weinberger v. Wiesenfeld (1975)
  • Weis, Jessica McCullough (1901-1963)
  • Welfare
  • Wells-Barnett, Ida Bell (1862-1931)
  • West Coast Hotel Co. v. Parrish (1937)
  • Westwood, Frances Jean Miles (1923-1997)
  • Wexler, Anne Levy (1930-2009)
  • White House Council on Women and Girls
  • Whitman, Christine Todd (b. 1946)
  • Whitmire, Kathyrn Jean (b. 1946)
  • Widnall, Sheila Evans (b. 1938)
  • Willard, Frances Elizabeth Caroline (1839-1898)
  • Willebrandt, Mabel Walker (1889-1963)
  • Williams v. Zbaraz (1980)
  • Wilson, Diane (b. ca. 1949)
  • Wilson, Edith Bolling Galt (1872-1961)
  • Wilson, Frederica (b. 1942)
  • Wilson, Heather (b. 1960)
  • Wingo, Effiegene Locke (1883-1962)
  • WISH List
  • Wollstonecraft, Mary (1759-1797)
  • Woman's Christian Temperance Union
  • Woman's National Loyal League
  • Woman's Peace Party
  • Women in Apprenticeship and Nontraditional Occupations Act of 1992
  • Women of Color Policy Network
  • Women Strike for Peace
  • Women Under Forty Political Action Committee
  • Women Work! The National Network for Women's Employment
  • Women's Action for New Directions
  • Women's Bureau
  • Women's Campaign Fund
  • Women's Educational Equity Act of 1974
  • Women's Equity Action League
  • Women's Health Equity Act
  • Women's Health, Office of Research on
  • Women's International League for Peace and Freedom
  • Women's Joint Congressional Committee
  • Women's Liberation Movement
  • Women's Policy, Inc
  • Women's Political Council
  • Women's Political Union
  • Women's Trade Union League
  • WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease
  • Woodhouse, Chase Going (1890-1984)
  • Woodhull, Victoria Claflin (1838-1927)
  • Woodruff, Judy Carline (b. 1946)
  • Woolsey, Lynn (b. 1937)
  • Wright, Frances (Fanny) (1795-1852)
  • Y
  • Year of the Woman
  • Yellen, Janet L. (b. 1946)
  • YWCA of the USA
  • Z
  • Zeilinger, Julie (b. 1993)
  • Appendix 1: Documents
  • Women's Rights
  • Declaration of Sentiments and Resolutions, Women's Rights Convention, 1848
  • Speech After Being Convicted of Voting in the 1872 Presidential Election, Susan B. Anthony, 1873
  • Birth Control—A Parents’ Problem or Woman's?. Margaret Sanger, 1920
  • Equal Rights for Women, Shirley Chisholm, 1970
  • The National Women's Conference Plan of Action, 1977
  • Address to Feminists for Life of America, Helen Chenoweth, 1997
  • Eyewitness: Beating the Bra Burners, Phyllis Schlafly, 1997
  • So Much We Can Do: A Nation of Leaders, Gloria Feldt, 1998
  • Why Abortion-Rights Activists Have Been Losing Ever Since Roe v. Wade, Kate Pickert, 2013
  • Political Parties and Agendas
  • Announce Myself as a Candidate for the Presidency, Victoria Woodhull, 1870
  • The Problem That Has No Name, Betty Friedan, 1963
  • Chicanas Speak Out. Women: New Voices of La Raza, Mirta Vidal, 1971
  • A New Beginning: A New Dedication, Barbara Jordan, 1976
  • Educating the Black Child: Our Past and Our Future, Marian Wright Edelman, 1987
  • The Indigenous Women's Network: Our Future, Our Responsibility, Winona LaDuke, 1995
  • It's the Family, Stupid!, Kate Kendall, 1996
  • Address to the Democratic National Convention, Hillary Clinton, 2008
  • Acceptance Speech at the Republican National Convention, Sarah Palin, 2008
  • Convention Speaker Lineups Show Both Parties Want Women Vote, Halimah Abdullah, 2012
  • Racism and Discrimination
  • Child Labor and Woman Suffrage, Florence Kelley, 1905
  • What It Means to be Colored in the Capital of the U.S., Mary Church Terrell, 1906
  • Seeking a Link with the Past, Patsy T. Mink, 1971
  • Title IX, Education Amendments of 1972
  • Dolores Huerta Talks, Dolores Huerta, 1972
  • Sexual Harassment: The Nature of the Beast, Anita Hill, 1992
  • Statement on Equal Pay Day, Linda Chavez-Thompson, 1998
  • The Changing Face of Rural Communities, Amalia Anderson, 2006
  • Bias Persists for Women of Science, a Study Finds, Kenneth Chang, 2012
  • Presidential Appointees
  • Remarks to the First National Summit on the Advancement of Girls in Math and Science, Secretary Margaret Spellings, 2006
  • Announcements: Women's Contracting Rule and National Women's Business Council Chair, U.S. Small Business Administration, Karen G. Mills, 2010
  • Bridging Connection Technologies and Sustainable Development, Lisa P. Jackson, 2012
  • Women in the Military
  • Should Women Be Barred from Combat Positions?, David F. Burrelli, 2012
  • Assaults In Armed Forces Must Stop Immediately Serious Reforms Are Needed Now!, Jackie Speier, 2012
  • Women in Combat: Leon Panetta Removes Military Ban, Opening Front-Line Positions, Lolita C. Baldor, 2013
  • Appendix 2: Facts and Statistics
  • Table A.1 Number of Women in Congress
  • Table A.2 Women of Color in Elective Office 2013
  • Table A.3 Women in Congressional Leadership Roles
  • Table A.4 Women Appointed to Cabinet Positions
  • Table A.5 Women in State Legislatures (1895-2013)
  • Table A.6 Statewide Elective Executive Women (1925-2013)
  • Table A.7 Firsts for Women in U.S. Politics (1848-2012)
  • Table A.8 Firsts for Women in the Law Profession and the Courts (1869-2012)
  • Table A.9 Firsts for Women in Elected Public Office (1866-2011)
  • Chronology
  • Bibliography