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Sexual Politics, A Surprising Examination of Society's Most Arbitrary FollyNOW member, Kate Millett, publishes book “Sexual Politics”

Kate Millet, an active member of New York NOW, published Sexual Politics, A Surprising Examination of Society’s Most Arbitrary Folly, a historical and cultural analysis of sexism written originally as a doctoral thesis. Sexual Politics has┬ábecome a widely debated and quoted best-seller.

Sexual Politics by Kate Millett

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Sports Task Force EstablishmentNOW establishes a Sports Task Force!

(03/29/69)

NOW’s National Board established a Sports Task Force. Its first objective is to integrate the Soapbox Derby.

Women's Studies in UniversitiesWomen’s Studies in Universities

NOW Chapters were involved in efforts to establish women’s studies courses at universities in California, Michigan and at newly co-educational Princeton University.

The first accredited women’s studies course appeared in the spring curriculum of Cornell University in New York State as a result of efforts by the recently formed Cornell-Ithaca Chapter of NOW!