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5 Things You Didn't Know Eleanor Roosevelt Did for Women

October 11 marks what would have been the celebration of Eleanor Roosevelt's 132nd birthday, and in honor of this special day, MAKERS is highlighting some of the many groundbreaking movements she was a part — especially those for women. Read More »

5 Facts You Probably Didn't Know About Amy Winehouse

"There is no point in saying anything but the truth because, at the end of the day, you don't have to answer to anyone but yourself," Amy Winehouse once said, and that's exactly how she lived her short, yet treasured life. Read More »

The Lowdown: 7 Facts About Leslie Jones in All Her Fun, Fierce Glory

If there's one thing the MAKERS team loves as much as birthdays, it's Leslie Jones and her exceptional Twitter presence: Read More »

These Quotes Prove That Madonna Is a Feminist Role Model

The "Like A Virgin" and "Material Girl" singer, Madonna Ciccone, turns 58 on Tuesday, and with her birthday comes a flood of memories of her all-time Read More »

Happy Birthday Queen Elizabeth

Elizabeth Alexandra Mary 'Windsor' also known as The Queen turns 90 years old on Thursday. Of course there will be cake on such an occasion — one of which will be made by Nadiya Hussain. Read More »

Beyond Fashion Icon: 6 Important Things You Didn't Know About Jacqueline Kennedy

Jacqueline Onassis Kennedy — known by most as "Jackie O" — is one of the most iconic women in American history, especially when it comes to fashion. Read More »

5 Times Rachel Maddow Ruled Our World

Rachel Maddow hosts her own show (MSNBC’s “The Rachel Maddow Show”), is an avid fisherwoman, and is the first openly gay anchor to host a major prime-time news program in the U.S. Read More »

Iconic Women Celebrate Gloria Steinem's Birthday

This year, we asked the MAKERS community to sign a card for Gloria Steinem's birthday. Read More »

Happy Birthday Gloria Steinem! Celebrating a Feminist Icon

You tweeted us your birthday wishes and notes of gratitude for Gloria Steinem; we gathered them on the card below.  Read More »

19 Powerful Women on 'The Gloria Steinem Effect'

Women from Reese to Oprah give credit to the feminist icon. Read More »

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