On the Hunt for History

Houston Suffragists Project Is Trying to Track Down Historic Harris County’s Female Voters

The group has also created an online, interactive map using all the information, but it needs you help to finish it.

09/14/2020 By Rebecca Noel

The Woman's Hour

Timeline: Women's Suffrage in Houston

From the founding of the first women's suffrage club to seeing three Black candidates on the 1920 ballot, Houston has deeper ties to suffrage than you might think.

08/26/2020 By Emma Schkloven

No Taxation

New Details Shine Light on the 1920 Election in Harris County

Houston Genealogical Forum experts think they’ve discovered a piece of history that could change historians’ understanding of Texas voter history.

08/26/2020 By Rebecca Noel

Fight for Her Right

Did You Know Houston Women Could Actually Vote Before 1920?

With some good, old-fashioned political maneuvering, Texas suffragists won the right to vote in state primaries starting in 1918.

08/26/2020 By Katelyn Landry

Virtual Her-story

Heritage Society Takes 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage Online

The exhibit, "Women Cast Their Ballots," will be up on the museum's website through March 2021.

08/19/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Let's Talk

Women Discuss Restaurant Industry Challenges at Documentary Screening

A panel conversation followed the showing of A Fine Line.

11/15/2019 By Cameron Wallace

Fitness Friday

Meet Marlen Esparza, the Houston Boxer and Olympian Shattering the Glass Ceiling

She fights Seniesa Estrada for the flyweight title on November 2.

11/01/2019 By Shelby Stewart

Nevertheless, She Persisted

Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Talk Gutsy Women, Expanding History, and Turning Texas Blue

The Clintons spoke at UH last week to promote their new book.

10/29/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Perfect Party

November's Perfect Party: Ladies' Night Edition

This month is all about female empowerment.

10/28/2019 By Catherine Matusow

I'll Have What She's Having

This Event Wants to Get People Talking about the Women in Houston's Kitchens

As we prepare to celebrate mothers, a look at how dynamics have—and have not—changed in the food service industry.

05/02/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Fitness Friday

Meet the MMA Fighter Helping Other Women Find Their Strength in the Ring

Float like a butterfly, sting like a Bi.

03/08/2019 By Kirsten Keller

Girl Power

House of Harper Launches Quarterly Women's Networking Series

With "Open House," lifestyle blogger Caroline Harper Knapp wants women to connect IRL.

11/27/2018 By Najla Brown

From Uganda With Love

Tribe + Glory, the Nonprofit Accessories Company that Helps Ugandan Women, Is Back on the Holiday Market Circuit

This week, find jewelry and housewares made by Ugandan artisans right here in Houston.

10/22/2018 By Clifford Pugh

Females Are Strong as Hell

Celebrate Girl Power with Us at Houstonia's Inaugural Woman Up! Event

Tickets are on sale now for our two-day celebration of wellness, sisterhood, and trail-blazing women.

06/13/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Herstory

100 Years Ago, Women in Harris County Were Granted the Right to Vote

Thanks to Hortense Sparks Ward's tireless fight for women's suffrage.

05/29/2018 By Abby Ledoux

We'll Drink to That

Ciroc Toasts to Women's Empowerment with a Houston Brunch

Local power players were honored for outstanding work in their fields with plaques and, better yet, bottomless mimosas.

03/28/2018 By Nandi Howard

Girl Power

The Houstonian Woman

They’re amazing, inspiring, and have risen to the top of their (often male-dominated) professions. And we’re cheering them ever onward, ever upward.

01/30/2018 By Houstonia Staff

The Houstonian Woman

10 Houston Women Making It Happen

These Houstonians show us what it means to be a woman in Houston in this day and age.

01/30/2018 By Houstonia Staff

Defrosting

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Jan. 19-21

Other than "go outside" now that it's 70 degrees again.

01/18/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Where Fashion Meets Women's Empowerment

This Jewelry Company from a Houston Native Helps Support Female Entrepreneurs

Tribe + Glory empowers women in Uganda to live above the poverty line, all while equipping them to achieve their dreams.

11/13/2017 By Charnee Collier