The Shoulders We Stand On

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We’re about to shatter the highest glass ceiling! Hillary Clinton just became the first woman to be nominated by a major party for President of the United States.

This moment was made possible because of the work of the feminist movement over generations. These are the feminists who made this moment possible:

  • Abigail Adams
  • Alice Paul
  • Ann Richards
  • Anne Sexton
  • Bella Abzug
  • Beyoncé’s future children
  • Bob Ellis
  • Carrie Chapman Catt
  • Carrie Nation
  • Catherine the Great
  • Cathy Hainer
  • Deborah Sampson
  • Eleanor Roosevelt
  • Elizabeth Blackwell
  • Geraldine Ferraro
  • Harriet Tubman
  • Jacqueline Kennedy
  • Jane Addams
  • Margaret Sanger
  • Marian Anderson
  • Mark Twain
  • Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • Mary Elizabeth
  • Maya Angelou
  • Micheal Dooley
  • Nelson Mandela
  • Phoebe Burn
  • Sacajawea
  • Shirley Chisholm
  • Simone d’Beauvoir
  • Sylvia Plath
  • Victoria Woodhull
  • Zelda Fitzgerald