Here are five female inventors whose innovations, both large and small, have improved our world in various ways:. Margaret Knight's patent for a machine that cut, folded and glued flat-bottomed paper shopping bags. Photo: Margaret E. Knight was born in York, Maine and was still a young girl when she began working in a textile mill in New Hampshire.
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Black lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer and transgender women represent a vibrant and visible portion of the LGBTQ community. Meanwhile, Laverne Cox and Janet Mock have become the most visible transgender women in media. If she was still alive, the oldest person in this list would be years old. The youngest person on this list is a mere 21 years of age. Keep in mind, there are so many more prominent black LGBT women than are represented below.
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But often, they are erased for their sexuality or their gender. Gay folx been here. So, for those we do know—from Marsha P.
T he history of women in American politics is just as long as that of the nation as a whole. Whether they held office at the local and federal level, whether they were appointed to the most high-profile jobs in politics or to a role many would never hear about, and even if they merely ran and lost, each made her mark. And, of course, that history is still being written by many women who have yet to make it to the history books.