#GoodRead | Something to Celebrate: 6 Women Who Won Historic Firsts

by Governor Kate Brown [ CC BY-NC 2.0 ],  via Flickr

by Governor Kate Brown [CC BY-NC 2.0], via Flickr

"Something to Celebrate: 6 Women Who Won Historic Firsts":

Like so many others in the media, we were preparing to celebrate the historic election of the nation’s first female president. Despite the upset, one loss does not devalue another victory. Across the country, women of various backgrounds shattered the status quo. They ran on platforms of equality and progressive reform against long-time incumbents in historically conservative states. And they won.

Here are the stories of the women behind some of last night’s notable firsts.

Read Liza Bayless and Paulina Phelps' full article at YES! Magazine here…