The recent Hulu show, Mrs. America takes a look at the second wave of the Women’s Movement and events surrounding the ratification of the ERA. Naturally, we need to discuss it! Join us for a Zoom panel, we will discuss the accuracies and inaccuracies of this show as well as a discussion of where the ERA is now and what needs to happen in order to ratify. 

Continuing discussion on feminism. Mrs. America Series generates the material for the discourse in our ZOOM room this month.

About this Event

Monthly the Inez Casiano Central Phoenix NOW chapter meets to share the company of and share wisdom between individuals that are like-minded feminists.

All are welcome to join this month’s discussion on the history of the feminist movement from the perspective of the ’70s and the state’s ratification of the ERA.

Episode 2: “There Was Also Jam”

This episode focuses on Gloria Steinem. It presents Gloria’s lifestyle as an editor of Ms. Magazine, parties at the Guggenheim, and life as a celebrity.

Phyllis Schlafly considers how to counter the wave of state ratifications that are happening on the ERA. Phyllis’s lies stoke the fires of the “From the Breadmakers” to the Breadwinners” campaign.

This episode focuses on the differences between these two main characters.

A feud between Gloria and Betty Friedan comes to a halt due to an apology and an acceptance, since moving forward means making compromises. Both women realize that the movement cannot get bogged down in petty struggles for power.

Episode recap to be provided.

You can view this show on Hulu. Hulu is offering a free 7-day subscription if you do not already have a Hulu account you can register for a free account to watch the show!

In order to attend you’ll need to join our Zoom Panel scheduled for May 21st at 5:00pm. Click the link below to access the virtual discussion!

Mrs. America Discussion, Part 2

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