Tag: Castilla y León
An incomplete history Lesbians and feminism in Spain by region
Last night on my Twitter feed, there were some big discussions about lesbians and feminism in Spain. I can’t really weigh into those debates in Spanish but what I can do is compile a history from various documents I have about lesbians and feminism in Spain. This piece is not very cohesive because what it…
A history of lesbians in La Rioja, Spain
La Rioja is the smallest region in Spain by population, with only the autonomous cities of Ceuta and Melilla having fewer residents; La Rioja has around 316,000 people compared to Ceuta and Mellila with around 84,000 each and the next smallest region of Cantabria with a population of around 584,000. The small population, the relatively…
Same-sex marriage and family equality in La Rioja
A history of marriage equality in La Rioja from a lesbian perspective.
Mariano Rajoy and Pedro Sánchez eras: Bollero feminism and LGTB intersections with lesbianism and abolitionist feminism
Lesbian political goals independent from the broader feminist movement and independent of the LGTB collective largely disappeared in this period, with a few exceptions focused around family rights.
Mariano Rajoy and Pedro Sánchez eras: Everyday life, societal perception and media depictions
Background: This is the last era of the rewrite of the background information. It includes the Pedro Sanchez period up to more or less March 2020 when the pandemic began as it needs an actual ending point. Hoping to get this period finished writing this month and then doing the Amazon self-publishing thing. Everyday life,…
An Extremadura Lesbian History
One of the issues I have been having recently is an understanding that lesbian history often needs context, be it a broader historical context to establish the cultural narrative for which that history is situated or a theoretical framework such as feminist or queer theory. Below is a brief example of what happens when you…