Second Spanish Republic and the Spanish Civil War (1931 – 1939)
The Second Republic created an opening for Spanish women, with laws changing to give women more rights, including the right to run for political office, to vote and to get a divorce.
Hapsburg Spain (1516 – 1700)
Preface: I am in the process of trying to rewrite the preface historical material for the travel guides, and split it into a separate book. At that point, I want to then go back and do a much better job at doing the travel guide part and history of some of the specific parts of…
Roman and Gothic Hispania (200 – 711)
Lesbians have always been in Spain; their history, the history of women with exclusive sexual and romantic attraction to other women, of women who had sex with other women, is as old as Spain itself and likely pre-dates the first references to them in Roman Spanish sources. In its earliest documented periods, the history of…
Ruta de Orgullo: History of Lesbians at Pride
This is a three-part piece. The first is a history of lesbian involvement in Pride in Spain. It is not comprehensive, as Spain is a country of 44 million and that is a lot of territory to cover. The best sources available discuss Pride events in Madrid, in part because the march is the most…