Helen Richey: Flying the Unfriendly Skies

She dared to wear pants, flew a plane for 237 hours straight, and paved the way for women in aviation, including recent hero Tammie Jo Shults who landed Southwest Flight 1380. Despite all this, she faced cruel and crippling sexism at work, leading to a tragedy.

Squad Goals: Can A Girl Get a Monument?

Whether or not women could serve in the Canadian senate came down to whether women were considered “persons” in the eyes of the state. These five ladies – the Spice Girls of Canadian politics – thought they should be.