Women’s Equality Day

women's equality day

Women’s Equality Day is today. Who knew, right? Little known, less often celebrated, Women’s Equality Day came about to commemorate the passage of the 19th Amendment – you know, the one giving women the same voting privileges as their male counterparts. It’s been less than 100 years since ratification (so expect a big party in 2020. Just sayin’) and yet how quickly we forget. The suffrage movement was a struggle. It was ugly. It was the worst of the political process. It was an “attack on the family,” suffragettes heard. Men would…