Women’s History Month in NYC guide

Women’s History Month in NYC is a time to celebrate badass females who are hosting talks, comedy shows and more

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Women’s History Month in NYC means it’s time to attend some incredible panels, movie screenings, parties and more hosted by badass females that are making New York a better place to be. Many of these lady-led affairs are considered the best NYC events in March, so get your tickets, blast your favorite feminist songs and go to show your support for women everywhere. For the next 31 days, you can also get involved by volunteering at women's shelters or donating to nonprofits like Planned Parenthood. 

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What is Women’s History Month?

Congress declared March as National Women’s History Month in 1987 to honor the extraordinary achievements of American women.

When is Women’s History Month?

Women’s History Month starts Sunday, March 1, 2020 and ends Tuesday, March 31, 2020. But, truly, we should be celebrating the power of women every day. 

Women’s History Month in NYC

Women of the Year: New Yorkers making the city even better
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Women of the Year: New Yorkers making the city even better

To mark Women's History Month, we’re toasting the New Yorkers we consider the women of the year. (And speaking of WHM, take a peek at our favorite NYC events in March.) Discover the creatives, entrepreneurs and artists who are putting their stamps on our fair city, whether it’s by hosting one of the best comedy shows in NYC, starring in a highly anticipated Broadway show, building buzz with a brewery or generally making New York more awesome.

The best Women’s History Month events in NYC
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The best Women’s History Month events in NYC

Wonder women of New York, unite! 

The best feminist songs for a fierce playlist
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The best feminist songs for a fierce playlist

Crank up these feminist songs—from Nicki Minaj to Le Tigre—and raise a glaring middle finger to the patriarchy

Discover how to fight for women’s rights in NYC
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Discover how to fight for women’s rights in NYC

This week’s issue of Time Out New York is all about activism. Here are a few ways to do just that.  

Check out our map celebrating trailblazing women in NYC
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Check out our map celebrating trailblazing women in NYC

We've created a map of street names, plaques and more that pay homage to their place in the city's history

NYC is getting ten sculptures of famous women this summer
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NYC is getting ten sculptures of famous women this summer

In case you haven’t noticed, there are very few female statues displayed in New York City. 

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Where to volunteer: Women's-rights organizations
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Where to volunteer: Women's-rights organizations

Here are some ways that you can help Planned Parenthood right now
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Here are some ways that you can help Planned Parenthood right now

The 35 most badass photos from the Women’s March in NYC 2017
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The 35 most badass photos from the Women’s March in NYC 2017

Support the A Day Without a Woman protest at these female-fronted NYC restaurants
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Support the A Day Without a Woman protest at these female-fronted NYC restaurants

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Emma Watson hid feminist books at statues of iconic women in NYC today
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Emma Watson hid feminist books at statues of iconic women in NYC today

Five great ways to celebrate International Women's Day this weekend
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Five great ways to celebrate International Women's Day this weekend

Women can get free self-defense classes at this gym in Brooklyn
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Women can get free self-defense classes at this gym in Brooklyn

New crowdsourced exhibition showcases art from the women’s march
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New crowdsourced exhibition showcases art from the women’s march

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