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Stand UP, Speak OUT Docuseries

Susan Metz and the team at BC Voices is excited about their latest project, Stand UP, Speak OUT, an online docuseries that chronicles and celebrates the radical transformations in women’s lives over the past fifty years. Find more information here.

Here is a snapshot of the first three episodes:

Episode 1: Equal Pay for Equal Work delves into the women’s fight for fair compensation, tracing the journey from unrecognized labor to the landmark Equal Pay Act of 1963 and touching upon contemporary issues like the World Cup pay controversy.
Episode 2: Voting Rights explores the women’s suffrage movement, from being denied a voice in governance to the ratification of the 19th Amendment, and examines ongoing challenges like the implications of Shelby v. Holder.
Episode 3: Reproductive Rights addresses women’s ongoing battle for bodily autonomy and reproductive choice, from historical restrictions to landmark cases such as Griswold v. Connecticut and Roe v. Wade, up to the recent Dobbs vs. Jackson Women’s Health Organization decision.

Watch the series trailer here.

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