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Jen Deaderick

Historian and Author

Jen Deaderick has written about gender and citizenship for the New York Times, the Huffington Post, Experience, and Dame. She is also a regular contributor on WGBH’s news show, Greater Boston.  Since 2008, she has run the largest Equal Rights Amendment page on Facebook. In 2012, she founded the #UseThe19th campaign, which encouraged women to get out and vote. In 2017, she took over the social media for A is For, an abortion rights organization founded by Martha Plimpton and other artists. She is a lifelong Unitarian-Universalist, and once watched her mother portray Victoria Woodhull giving a speech from the pulpit of Arlington Street Church. Her book, She The People, is an illustrated history of women’s citizenship in the US from 1776 to now.