happy masturbation month
as part of my job that i am leaving in less than two weeks (happy dance), i assembled a large calendar database of holidays and anniversaries. so, i'm thinking of adding a "this day in history" feature to my blog. let me know what you think. if it's dull and boring and stupid, i'll listen to your vetos.
so, here's the test run.
Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
Asthma & Allergy Awareness Month
Eat Dessert First Month
Haitian Heritage Month
National Hepatitis Awareness Month
National Masturbation Month
National Mental Health Month
National Osteoporosis Awareness Month
Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month
Women’s Health Care Month
Additionally, this week is Be Kind to Animals Week and Children's Mental Health Week.
May 1st is May Day and Stepmother's Day.
Alfred Kinsey's Sexual Behavior in the Human Male is published
May 1, 1866
American Equal Rights Association formed
Lucretia Mott is elected president
May 1, 1830
Birthday of Mary Harris Jones
“Mother Jones”, American labor leader and organizer
May 1, 1855
Feminist Lucy Stone marries Henry Blackwell
The couple wrote their own vows removing the word obey. Lucy Stone kept her maiden name.
May 1, 1950
Gwendolyn Brooks wins Pulitzer Prize
The first African American to win a Pulitzer prize for her book of poetry, Annie Allen
And because it is already May 2nd
May 2, 1903
Birthday of Benjamin Spock
American pediatrician and author
Skin Cancer Awareness
Sibling Appreciation Day