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Equal Pay Day: An Intersectional Approach

Posted about 14 hours ago by Rebecca S

Posted in Nonfiction | Tagged with equal rights, equality, feminism, feminists, inequality, intersectionality, labor relations, personal narratives, programs, sex discrimination, sexism, social conditions, Steinem Sisters, wages, Woman's History Month, women, women authors, women's rights and workplace issues

Equal Pay Day is the symbolic marker of how long it takes for women to earn as much as men did the preceding year. Continue reading to learn more about this incredibly important issue that should concern everyone in our modern society.

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Two Librarians, Too Many Books: It's Women's History Month, Y'all!

Posted 11 months ago by Allison Fiscus

Posted in Children and Parenting, Culture and Diversity, eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry, History and Politics, Mysteries and Thrillers, Romance, Science Fiction and Fantasy and Teen and Pre-Teens | Tagged with biography, book lists, book lovers, children's literature, female authors, juvenile fiction, memoir, poetry, Readers' Advisory, Readers' Advisory, reading suggestions, women authors and Women's History Month

It’s Women’s History Month, y’all! I, for one, can’t think of a worthier topic to chat endlessly about. So in celebration, Katie and I got together to talk about the female authors who have captivated us through the written word and inspired us in our own lives. The following conversation is a lightly-edited-for-clarity transcription of that chat.

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20 Memoirs to Celebrate Women’s History Month

Posted about 1 year ago by Katie M

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry, History and Politics, Movies and Music and Outdoors, Sports and Travel | Tagged with biographies, memoirs, personal narratives, women, women authors and Women's History Month

This Women’s History Month, get to know some outstanding women by browsing our list of 20 must-read memoirs!

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