Sep 23, 2013
Teachable Moments: Ahead of her time, Woodhull stood strong for women
"I tell you that men will always respect women when they compel it, by their actions; and if women today would rise en masse and demand their emancipation the men would be compelled to grant it," wrote Victoria Woodhull not long after she and her sister became the first women stockbrokers on Wall Street in 1870.
The Huffington Post
Jennifer Wheeler: Ohio's First Lady
On this day, November 2, 1872, America's first female presidential candidate was arrested and remained in prison while the votes of 6.5 million citizens were cast and counted.
Lawyers, Guns, and Money
Thinking about Anthony Comstock and Gilded Age sexuality this week, I was reminded of the woman Comstock destroyed, the fascinating feminist and free-love advocate, Victoria Woodhull.
CCI baseball team rallies to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month
This past weekend, a local fall baseball team played in the Homer tournament. This weekend was different, however: The CCI team was wearing pink instead of their usual red and gray.