SOURCE: Jewish Exponent
According to historian Melissa R. Klapper, Pinzer’s story has been of great interest to scholars of gender and working-class women because her letters are among the only firsthand accounts of prostitution during the early 20th century. “She was also quite self-aware about the role that gender norms and limitations on women, especially economic, had played in her life.”
by Michael Bronski
Addams and Wald were women who loved other women and that these relationships – as well as the female friendship networks in which they were involved – were profoundly instrumental to their vision of social justice that changed America.