Poster: We are the women of Planned Parenthood
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Quite a contrast from how European-religious leaders treated child birth! South American deity of labor, child birth, & the 'female' warrior. Labor & delivery was so respected as to be revered as the battle between good & evil. Women who died in child birth were given a Warrior's burial - they are considered to have died fighting for all of humanity.
Elizabeth Gurley Flynn
Elizabeth Gurley Flynn - was a labor leader, activist, and feminist who played a leading role in the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW). Flynn was a founding member of the American Civil Liberties Union and a visible proponent of women's rights, birth control, and women's suffrage.
Katharine Dexter McCormick - Only the second woman to graduate from MIT, Katharine Dexter McCormick is a name that every woman today should know. Katharine funded what The New York Times called the “most sweeping sociomedical revolution in history... [whose] impact on the United States and other nations [is] almost too vast to analyze.” She was responsible for funding the reseach that discovered the birth control pill as well as putting millions into early women in science funding programs…