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GENDER, CLASS AND SEXUALITY IN THE BRITISH SUFFRAGETTE MOVEMENT.
The Pankhursts – Emmeline, Christabel, Sylvia.
Hilary McCollum is a feminist activist and writer with a particular interest in exploring lesbian experience both past and present. 369 more words
On Tuesday 10th March 1914, the suffragette Mary Richardson attacked Velasquez’s The Rokeby Venus, slashing at the canvas seven times.
When asked about her motives she argued that this idealised female insulted her, being admired by men who were blissfully indifferent to women’s suffering in the patriarchal 20th century. 461 more words
Dateline–18NOV1910–London, England–Black Friday
The protests came in response to parliamentary proceedings regarding the Conciliation Bill, which would extend the right of women to vote in the United King and Ireland to around 1,000,000 wealthy, property-owning women. 281 more words