11 Ordinary Things Women Weren’t Allowed To Do In The ’50s & ’60s

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The ability to laugh and find humor in times of unfairness or mistreatment is vital for leading a happy life.

The absurd fact that during our lifetime, at least for some of us, women were not allowed to attend an ivy league institution or become an astronaut or serve in combat is mind numbing. It’s hard for me to fathom that my own mother had to rely on my father to open a bank account.

Women were banned from taking birth control pills, fired from their jobs when they gave birth, and prohibited from breastfeeding in public. Wait a minute, do these sound familiar? We’ve come a long way since 1950, it’s clear there are miles to go.

Jess Catcher, from Little Things, article is a great read! Enjoy.

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