Men always get credit for women’s inventions—and there’s a term for that

Matilda Joslyn Gage. (J. C. Buttre after Napoleon Sarony/Library of Congress)

The ‘Matilda Effect’ is named for this female pioneer

In1852, 26-year-old Matilda Joslyn Gage addressed the National Women’s Rights Convention in Syracuse, New York. Though a newly minted activist unaccustomed to public speaking, she came to the lectern with a clear message…

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