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Remembering

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Visionaries of the Past

In this year of celebrating the ratification of the 19th Amendment, we honor those who have built platforms for women

  • 09/23/2019
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Women’s Vote

It was on September 8, 1919, that the Minnesota legislature finally voted yes, after 72 years of work on the

  • 09/23/2019
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Timeline: 30 years of abortion rights history

pulled from the archived pages of Minnesota Women’s Press 1973 Roe vs. Wade is decided by the U.S. Supreme Court.

  • 08/24/2019
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From the Archives: Dr. Jane Hodgson

Remembering the Minnesota doctor who led the fight for safe and legal abortions. “For me it’s always been a health issue,” Dr. Hodgson said. “We know how to do safe, simple abortions and how to prevent pregnancy. It’s morally wrong not to use it for the good of society.”

  • 08/24/2019
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My Grandmother Eugenie Anderson

Eugenie Moore Anderson achieved historic diplomatic status when President Truman appointed her in 1949 to be the first woman Ambassador

  • 03/01/2019
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Retrospective: Arvonne Fraser

Arvonne Fraser died August 7, 2018, at the age of 92. She was a Minnesota Women’s Press Changemaker in 2004. In an essay she

  • 09/01/2018