Since 1985, we have been covering feminist issues and stories. What has evolved? What has stalled? What are the frustrations and accomplishments of the past 35 years? Our retrospective book explores our coverage of:
On April 16, 1985, 40,000 Minnesota Women’s Press newspapers were delivered to Mollie Hoben’s garage in St. Paul for the first time. Volunteers were on hand to distribute “Volume 1, Number 1” to locations around the Twin Cities.
In the commemorative 140-page book “35 Years of Minnesota Women’s Press,” we offer a glimpse at the rich history of Minnesota women and explore issues that have long affected us. We see how much has accomplished, as well as equity that continues to be decades in making.
Four of the key issues listed by women at the time: pro-choice rights, passage of the Equal Rights Amendment, government-funded daycare, and comparable worth.
Sounds familiar, doesn’t it?
Books were scheduled to ship out in April 2020. Because of COVID-19, we are delaying the print and launch party, and re-issuing our pre-order discount rate of $25. (The regular price is $35-for-35-years.)