Hello from Shrill Society!
The theme of our Nasty Woman planner in June is voting and we all know it’s a HUGE deal. It’s supposed to be the backbone of our democracy, right? Which is why it’s been the site for so many of the country’s great civil rights battles from women’s suffrage to the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
Our planner takes inspiration from Susan B. Anthony. On August 18, 1920, the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was ratified, granting American women the right to vote. Though she didn’t live to see it, Susan B. Anthony helped make women’s suffrage possible. Who gets to vote remains one of the most pressing and frustrating issues facing our country, especially as we gear up for the 2020 presidential election. Thankfully, many groups are carrying on the fight for free and fair elections, and educating the public on how to exercise their rights in exciting and sometimes surprisingly fun ways! We’ll share their tactics, as well as what we’re reading, watching, and learning this month. Tell us what you think or share recommendations with us of women making change happen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Amanda + Cameron