History of Women’s Movements: Part II

Second Wave Feminism, also known as The Women’s Liberation Movement, was a wave of feminism from the 1960’s to the early 1980’s that rallied around women’s issues such as gender roles, marital rights, reproductive rights, domestic violence, rape, and divorce laws. Continue reading “History of Women’s Movements: Part II”

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Heroines in Arms: Women of the American Military

In January 2016, the Department of Defense announced that for the first time in U.S. history, women could fight in combat missions and serve on special operations teams such as the Navy SEALS, Air Force Pararescue, and the Army Rangers. This historic announcement signaled a change for women in the U.S. military who had often served silently and without recompense. Continue reading “Heroines in Arms: Women of the American Military”