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Suffragist Gender Benders

From the Collection: Women in American History

The suffrage movement welcomed women who today would be considered queer

In her article “Carrie & Mollie & Anna & Lucy,” Susan Ware writes “If you were involved in the suffrage movement, chances are you knew another suffragist who was part of a same-sex relationship or would now be considered queer.” This slideshow presents a selection of historical images of notable gender non-conforming suffragists.

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