SOURCE: New York Times
“Our country held hands with the U.S. in an alliance and we knew that its soldiers were here to help us, but that didn’t mean that they could do whatever they wanted to us, did it?”
SOURCE: Washington Post
by Leah LaGrone
Government needs to back off making moral value judgments shaped by Christian values when it comes to women’s work, and instead to focus on the harsh economic reality facing millions of women.
SOURCE: Jewish Exponent
According to historian Melissa R. Klapper, Pinzer’s story has been of great interest to scholars of gender and working-class women because her letters are among the only firsthand accounts of prostitution during the early 20th century. “She was also quite self-aware about the role that gender norms and limitations on women, especially economic, had played in her life.”
As the Union Army faced down a public health crisis in Nashville, it had no choice but to accept the city’s sex workers.