Womens History Month

  • The real history of women wouldn’t look quite so nice on a tote bag

    by Laurie Penny

    “Empowerment” has always been more palatable and easier to sell than the idea of women simply taking power, and it’s more cheerful than the reality that plenty of women’s history has been defined as much by frustration and pain as by perky self-actualization.

  • 50 Women Who Made American Political History

    TIME takes a look back at 50 influential women — specifically, women who ran for, were appointed to or married into a role in the U.S. government — who have helped define the history of American civic life.