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31.   … How did the battle for sex education in her high school turn Shelby Knox into a powerful advocate for the LGBTQ community? Excerpt from “The Education of Shelby Knox,” a film by Marion Lipschutz and… …  

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32.   … Hiding her sexuality nearly killed country singing star Chely Wright. Coming out saved her life, though she acknowledged it would diminish her wage earning. Trailer from "Chely Wright: Wish Me… …  

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33.   … What crucial strategy did Vermont’s Freedom to Marry Task Force adopt to win broad support for marriage equality? Excerpt from “The State of Marriage,” a film by Jeff Kaufman. (Running time 1:50)… …  

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34.   … Sporting Bodies …  

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35.   … The answer is no: Sex does not sell sports. The real question is: when will women’s sports get the same kind of media coverage that men’s sports get? Excerpt from “Media Coverage and Female… …  

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36.   … How did the Yale women’s rowing team protest the lack of equal facilities — a violation of Title IX? Excerpt from “A Hero For Daisy,” a film by Mary Mazzio. (Running time 3:12) Used with… …  

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37.   … Debating Reproductive Rights …  

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38.   … In the rancorous debate over abortion rights after Roe v. Wade, the battle escalated into violence including numerous acts of arson. Excerpt from “Passing the Torch,” a film by Carol King.… …  

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1942 Planned Parenthood

40.   … 1942 Planned Parenthood Planned Parenthood Federation of America (est. 1942) evolved out of Margaret Sanger’s American Birth Control League (est. 1938). Planned Parenthood (as it is commonly known)… …  

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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.