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memories of the ’80s – Kate & Allie

In the 1980s, a sitcom focused on the reality of the changing families came to the small screen with the series Kate & Allie. Created by Sherry Coben, the TV series focused on two women who are recently divorced and … Continue reading

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Three ladies

A sculpture in Old Montreal….

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memories of the ’80s – women, advertising & sexism

In the 1980s, women’s lib may have disappeared, but it didn’t mean that us ladies we’re going to ignore the double standard. Women wanted to exude power and style, and being feminine and a career woman was all possible. In … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – women’s lib, advertising & sexism

The freewheeling 1970s brought a challenge to attitudes, especially about women. The women’s liberation movement as it was termed in the time period. aimed to make women get equal rights. But change happened slowly, especially in mainstream culture. Sex sold … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Tickle deodorant

For women of the 1970s, the personal care offerings included a wide range of unique products, such as Tickle deodorant. The distinctive name, product shape and colours became popular with shoppers of the mid 1970s, especially with the suggestive tag … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – The Golden Girls

Despite the fixation on youth culture, 1980s tv featured four women who were seniors – and certainly unabashedly living their lives to their fullest: The Golden Girls. Created by Susan Harris in 1985, the girls were Dorothy (Bea Arthur), an … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Kate & Allie

In the 1980s, two women made it their mission to have fun and survive together after divorce in the sitcom Kate & Allie. Starring Susan Saint James as Kate and Jane Curtin as Allie, the CBS show was a mid-season … Continue reading

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