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Sunday, July 03, 2011

July 1st


On this day in 1972, Ms.Magazine began publication. But it was in December of 1971, that Ms. began as a "one-shot" sample insert in New York Magazine. Ms. recognizes this date as their beginning. Letty Cottin Pogrebin was the founding editor. And this editor stated,"Ms. authors translated a movement into a magazine."
Ms. Magazine is online www.msmagazine.com

On this day in 1971, the state of Washington became the first state to ban sex discrimination!