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1968 Poor Black Women

71.   … 1968 Poor Black Women Patricia Robinson’s “Poor Black Women” was written in response to “Birth Control Pills and Black Children,” a statement by the Black Unity Party of Peekskill, New York, and “The… …  

1968 Virginia Slims

72.   … 1968 Virginia Slims In 1968, Phillip Morris introduced Virginia Slims cigarettes with the marketing campaign slogan “You’ve come a long way, baby.” Virginia Slims became a sponsor of the Women’s… …  

1969 Abortion Speak-Out

73.   … 1969 Abortion Speak-Out The Redstockings, a radical feminist group, held an Abortion Speak-Out in New York City because the only speakers at a legislative hearing about abortion held the previous… …  

1969 Jane Collective

74.   … 1969 Jane Collective The Jane Collective (Abortion Counseling Service of Women’s Liberation) was an underground abortion service in Chicago. From 1969 to 1973, members of the collective performed… …  

1969 NARAL

75.   … 1969 NARAL NARAL, the National Association for the Repeal of Abortion Laws, was created in 1969 to eliminate laws that could compel a woman to bear a child against her will. NARAL’s initial work… …  

1969 Sexual Politics

76.   … 1969 Sexual Politics Kate Millett’s scholarly study, Sexual Politics, proposed the revolutionary theory that “sex has a frequently neglected political aspect” and examines how literary male writers… …  

1969 The Edible Woman

77.   … 1969 The Edible Woman The Edible Woman, a novel by the Canadian author Margaret Atwood, is an exploration of the turmoil that young women experience as they explore their identities, place in… …  

1969 Woodstock

78.   … 1969 Woodstock The festival called Woodstock was held in Bethel, New York and attended by close to half a million people. The “3 Days of Peace and Music” is considered one of the great music… …  

1970 Are You There God?

79.   … 1970 Are You There God? Judy Blume’s novel, Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret, centers on a sixth grader’s life as she deals with her family’s Jewish and Christian religions and tackles… …  

1970 Nelson Pill Hearings

80.   … 1970 Nelson Pill Hearings Senator Gaylord Nelson called for a Senate hearing about the safety of The Pill. The investigation led to the first PPI (Patient Packaging Insert) to warn users about the… …  

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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.