It was a tough General Assembly session for the Women Legislators of Maryland, which experienced partisan tension and the (possibly temporary) resignation of its Republican members. But the caucus still released a celebratory video recently marking its 50th anniversary, featuring both Democrats and Republicans. Using interviews with current and former caucus members and archival photos and headlines, the 10-minute video outlines how the 12 women serving in the General Assembly at the time, led by the late Del. Pauline H. Menes (D-Prince George’s), organized around policy issues and simple amenities, like the absence of women’s bathrooms in close proximity to the legislative chambers.
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April 25, 2022