The 7 Women We Need To Pay Homage To For National Pink Out Day

Though many of us are content with the progress women have made in society, we still have to work on our access to equal healthcare.

As a reminder of how reproductive health care is constantly being targeted by the same politicians that count on women's votes to keep them in office, Planned Parenthood has declared September 29 to be National Pink Out Day, offering free testing for STDs in 28 cities, including Washington.

Standing with Planned Parenthood today as it protests inequality nationwide, we can't help but think about the women throughout history who paved the way for our rights today and gave zero f*cks doing so. has created an animated timeline of barrier-breaking women throughout history. From women who fought for our right to vote (speaking of which, you are registered, right?) to the ladies who are still fighting for basic human rights and access to education around the world, this timeline celebrates what we have achieved as women - and how much further we have to go.

The Suffragette: Emmeline Pankhurst

She will also be played by Meryl Streep in the upcoming “Suffragette” film, so she's clearly the most badass chick.

The Scientist: Marie Curie

The Adventurer: Amelia Earhart

The Politician: Sirimavo R.D. Bandaranaike

The Astronaut: Valentina Tereshkova

Her totally-badass quote: “If women can be railroad workers in Russia, why can't they fly in space?"

The Musician: Kathleen Hanna

The Hero: Malala Yousafzai