Women, Gender, Sexuality

  • Elizabeth York Enstam (1937–2022)

    In Memoriam

    Michael V. Hazel | Nov 30, 2022

    Elizabeth York Enstam died September 15, 2022, in Dallas, Texas, where she had lived for the past 54 years.
  • WAR Dolls

    Everything Has a History

    Krista Grensavitch | Sep 28, 2022

    In the 1980s, education was one way feminists hoped to prevent child abuse and assault.
  • Where Are the Women?

    Perspectives Daily

    Amanda B. Moniz | Sep 1, 2022

    When women are missing from the history we tell, sometimes it’s because of how their stories were preserved and told in the past
  • Immigration, Wartime Trauma, and Planetary Science

    AHA Activities

    Rebecca L. West | Aug 25, 2022

    Read about the 2022–23 recipients of the J. Franklin Jameson Fellowship in American History, the Fellowship in Aerospace History, and...

Most Recent

  • The Better Roe

    Kara Dixon Vuic | Aug 10, 2022

    When Susan Struck fought being discharged for pregnancy from the US Air Force, it brought the right to choose into a different light. 
  • Frightened

    Linda K. Kerber | Jul 11, 2022

    After more than 50 years as a historian, Linda K. Kerber worries about the future of legal protections in the United States.
  • Abortion, Choice, and the Supreme Court

    Laura Ansley | Jul 8, 2022

    A webinar on the Dobbs decision brought together historians and legal scholars to discuss why history is central to this jurisprudence and its implications.
  • AHA Member Spotlight: Lynn Weiner

    Matthew Keough | Jun 30, 2022

    Lynn Weiner is a professor emerita of History at Roosevelt University. She lives in Oak Park, Illinois, and has been a member since 1980.
  • Title IX at 50

    Bonnie J. Morris | Jun 23, 2022

    After 25 years teaching the history of women's athletics, Bonnie J. Morris has suggestions for how to incorporate the history...
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