11 nov 02 | women.born.today

Rheta Childe Dorr (02 nov 1868 – 08 aug 1948 | Omaha NE – Bucks County PA) author, journalist, social worker, political activist, suffragist newspaper editor

Inez Mee Boren (02 nov 1880 – unknown | San Bernardino CA – unknown) civic and social activist, League of Women Voters leader

Jessie Daniel Ames (02 nov 1883 – 21 feb 1972 | Palestine TX – Austin TX) suffragist, civil / social rights / anti-lynching activist

Constance Mabel Winchell (02 nov 1896 – 23 may 1983 | Northampton MA – New Paltz NY) Columbia University reference librarian, published Guide to Reference Books (7th and 8th eds.) aka The Winchell

Anne Raven Wilkinison (02 nov 1935 – New York NY) African-American ballerina, broke color barrier in classical ballet (1955)

Rosemary Radford Ruether (02 nov 1936 – St Paul MN) author, feminist scholar, Catholic theologian, advocate for women’s ordination

Ruth Falcon (02 nov 1942 – US) operatic soprano, voice professor, music pedagogue

Shere Hite (02 nov 1942 – Saint Joseph MO) American-born German author, feminist, sex educator, female sexuality researcher, née Shirley Diana Gregory

Michelle Carla Cliff (02 nov 1946 – 12 jun 2016 | Kingston, Jamaica – Santa Cruz CA) Jamaican-American poet, editor, novelist, teacher

Alexandra Eldridge (02 nov 1948 – Mountainside NJ) mixed-media artist, contemporary painter

Lois Joy McMaster Bujold (02 nov 1949 – Columbus OH) serial science fiction / fantasy novelist

Patty Wetterling (02 nov 1949 – Omaha NE) political activist, community organizer, children’s safety advocate, co-founded Jacob Wetterling Foundation, International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children board member

Wendy Lill (02 nov 1950 – Vancouver, British Columbia) playwright, screenwriter, radio dramatist, former member Canadian Parliament

Ginny McSwain (02 nov 1951 – Arlington Heights IL) voice actress, voice casting director, animation production professional

Norma V. Cantu (02 nov 1954 – Brownsville TX) law professor, civil rights lawyer, former English teacher, Mexican-American rights activist

Annie Laurie Gaylor (02 nov 1955 – Madison WI) editor, author, co-founder / co-president Freedom From Religion Foundation

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