Rebellious Times

Voyages through a time of great social upheaval. Gripping stories of personal battles, crushing defeats, and incredible triumphs.

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Before Hillary Clinton, before women could vote, there was Victoria Woodhull. Born into poverty, abused by her family, sold into marriage, Victoria became the...

I'm excited to tell you that the Book Readers Appreciation Group has awarded The Renegade Queen with a B.R.A.G. medallion. Only 10-15 percent of...

It is 1866. The Civil War has been fought and won, but has left the country in tatters. 600,000 men are dead. President Lincoln...

Eleanor Roosevelt. Harriet Tubman. Amelia Earhart. Even British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. All of these women have been suggested either in polls or by...

I  love book clubs. I belong to a book club and book club day has become my favorite day of the month. As a...

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Calling herself “Moses” and promising to lead women to the promised land, she focused her attention to women’s rights. A fierce abolitionist, she is hostile...

In the 1870s, media was just starting to become powerful, and pictures were more powerful than words. And one cartoonist, Thomas Nast, was the...

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Oh Dear: A History of Woman Suffrage in Ohio won director Linda Thornburg an Individual Artist Fellowship in Filmmaking from the Ohio Arts Council,...

Beecher campaigns against Victoria Woodhull’s radical social equality ideas until his own affair is exposed.  His life, career, and reputation are on the verge...

Who do you think is the "Ugliest Member of Congress"? In 1870s, the consensus was that Benjamin Butler (1818-1893) was the ugliest member who...

The defining undercurrent of conflict within the woman’s movement was established early in its birth; it was the great rivalry between Susan B. Anthony...