Fifty years before women got the federal right to vote, this legal agent became “the terror of all rogues.”
50 years before women got the federal right to vote, Esther Morris became America's first female justice of the peace. A contemporary newspaper called her “the terror of all rogues” and said she offered “infinite delight to all lovers of peace and virtue."
The campaign for a birth control emoji is a grassroots one from two women as a small counter-protest to the movement to limit birth control rights.
“It is important that this campaign is led by women... Others were shit-scared. But we’ve been through so much that we were willing to take the risk.”
When Singaporean guerrillas tried overthrowing British rule, they turned to this gangster to run their communications. The cat-and-mouse game in which she was caught by a female police officer is riveting stuff.
New York's first licensed female cabbie didn't let racism, sexism, or a speech impediment slow her down.