The debate around whether suffragettes had lesbian relationships with one another

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Report on the theory that the suffragettes were lesbians and, in one man's words, written in the 1930s, 'wanting to be raped', quotes Professor June Purvis, who argues such comments are a banal reflection and designed to belittle feminists and their achievements (SSHLS) 

Period1 Feb 2018

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  • TitleTBT: The debate around whether suffragettes had lesbian relationships with one another
    Media name/outletiNews
    Media typeWeb
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date1/02/18
    DescriptionReport on the theory that the suffragettes were lesbians and, in one man's words, written in the 1930s, 'wanting to be raped', quotes Professor June Purvis, who argues such comments are a banal reflection and designed to belittle feminists and their achievements (SSHLS)
    Producer/AuthorKate Lister
    URLhttps://inews.co.uk/news/long-reads/lesbianism-and-the-suffragettes/
    PersonsJune Purvis