Felipe González: 1989 and 1993: Legal, European and political situation
There were few major legal and European wide reforms in the second half of the González period. IU would start campaigning for equality.
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.
The Spanish Restoration (1874 – 1931)
The early and mid-Spanish Restoration period largely saw references to homosexuality, both male and female, disappear from public discourse. Homosexuals as a rule were very closeted, using coded language both on the streets and in writing to refer to their romantic and sexual desires.
2021 Spanish lesbian year in review
This is a review of 2021 Spanish lesbian history. Likely not complete. No history ever is. Lack of completeness has two major reasons. First, there are a number of stories that likely involved lesbians but lesbians didn’t appear to be mentioned other than as part of larger groups with no specific identity as lesbians. This…
Ruta de Orgullo: Lesbians at Pride in Spain
This is a three-part piece. The first is a history of lesbian involvement in Pride in Spain. This, the second part, is a guide to Madrid related sites connected to Orgullo, and some of the history attached to those places. . This part, the last part is much the same as the second, except the…
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…