Women and typewriters are not inseparable.

“Women and typewriters are not inseparable.”

Today I watched She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry, a documentary about the birth and growth of the 1960s women’s liberation movement. It was super interesting, and free for all you Netflix subscribers.

Towards the beginning of the documentary, a woman is shown holding a sign saying “Women and typewriters are not inseparable.”

It’s a small slogan, used at the time to fight for equality in the workforce.

And, it’s clearly been upwards of 60 years since this photo was taken and this sign was used, you’d hope that there’d be no use for it now. But, for some reason, this phrase really stuck with me. Read more.