Feeds:
Posts
Comments

Archive for November 12th, 2008

oceancitygirl reported over at the Confluence today, the following herstoric accomplishment as noted in the Nashua Telegraph:

After the Nov. elections, another historic milestone was reached (even though hardly anyone is reporting on it) in NH: The New Hampshire Senate has become the first state legislative body in the country with a majority-female membership. Hooray! 

Nashua Telegraph

Please note: the Telegraph page loaded oddly for me. It appeared to be blank with ads on the side. However, when I scrolled a long ways down I found it.

I Own My Vote, PUMA, The Denver Group, Just Say No Deal

Read Full Post »

Born this date:

Elizabeth Cady Stanton

(1815 – 1902)

[“Oh my daughter, I wish you were a boy!” her father said, grieving at the death of his only son. Young Elizabeth vowed to prove him wrong. She worked hard to excel in Greek, Latin, and mathematics, and obtained the finest education then available to women at Troy Female Seminary. When she married Henry Stanton, an activist in the anti-slavery cause, the word “obey” was omitted from the ceremony at her insistence….]

http://greatwomen.org/women.php?action=viewone&id=149

I Own My Vote, PUMA, The Denver Group, Just Say No Deal

Read Full Post »

Gay Couples Can Start to Marry in Connecticut

Connecticut judge issues final judgment allowing same-sex marriages to begin Wednesday

By JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN

The Associated Press

NEW HAVEN, Conn.

A judge cleared the way Wednesday for gay marriage in Connecticut, a victory for advocates stung by California’s referendum that banned same-sex unions in that state.

http://abcnews.go.com/print?id=6235098

I Own My Vote, PUMA, The Denver Group, Just Say No Deal

Read Full Post »

%d bloggers like this: