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1975 National Women’s Health Network

111.   … 1975 National Women’s Health Network The National Women’s Health Network was created by a group of women to lobby for improvements in women’s health care. Its initial name was the Women’s Health… …  

1975 Take Back the Night

112.   … 1975 Take Back the Night In Philadelphia, after the murder of a woman who was walking home alone at night, feminists held a march to raise public awareness of violence against women. In Pittsburgh in… …  

1975 Transition House

113.   … 1975 Transition House Transition House was the first emergency shelter for battered women and children on the East Coast. It is located in Cambridge, Massachusetts. In its 40 year history, it has… …  

1976 International Tribunal

114.   … 1976 International Tribunal More than 2,000 women from 40 countries attended the International Tribunal on Crimes Against Women in Brussels. The aim of the tribunal was to raise public awareness… …  

1976 La Casa de las Madres

115.   … 1976 La Casa de las Madres Founded by women in the California Bay Area, La Casa de las Madres was the first domestic violence shelter founded in the state and the third in the nation. In 2014, Sonia… …  

1976 Of Woman Born

116.   … 1976 Of Woman Born Adrienne Rich’s poetic, personal, and scholarly study Of Woman Born: Motherhood as Experience and Institution helped make motherhood an important subject of feminist discourse.… …  

1976 Planned Parenthood v. Danforth

117.   … 1976 Planned Parenthood v. Danforth The Supreme Court case of Planned Parenthood of Central Missouri v. Danforth stated that women seeking an abortion did not require parental or spousal consent. The… …  

1976 Sinister Wisdom

118.   … 1976 Sinister Wisdom Sinister Wisdom was founded in 1976 as a multicultural lesbian art and literary magazine by Harriet Ellenberger and Catherine Nicholson. Sinister Wisdom. “Sinister Wisdom:… …  

1976 Sterilization Abuse

119.   … 1976 Sterilization Abuse A study by the Government Accounting Office, prepared for Senator James Abourezk of South Dakota, revealed that over 3,400 Native American women of child bearing age had been… …  

1976 The Hite Report

120.   … 1976 The Hite Report The Hite Report on Female Sexuality, by historian Shere Hite, documents responses to a questionnaire Hite distributed to women asking about their sexual experiences and feelings.… …  

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1971 The Click! Moment

The idea of the “Click! moment” was coined by Jane O’Reilly. “The women in the group looked at her, looked at each other, and ... click! A moment of truth. The shock of recognition. Instant sisterhood... Those clicks are coming faster and faster. They were nearly audible last summer, which was a very angry summer for American women. Not redneck-angry from screaming because we are so frustrated and unfulfilled-angry, but clicking-things-into-place-angry, because we have suddenly and shockingly perceived the basic disorder in what has been believed to be the natural order of things.” Article, “The Housewife's Moment of Truth,” published in the first issue of Ms. Magazine and in New York Magazine. Republished in The Girl I Left Behind, by Jane O'Reilly (Macmillan, 1980). Jane O'Reilly papers, Schlesinger Library.