Lesbian life continued to have moments of difficulty across Spain. The financial crisis reduced resources. Attacks on lesbians happened around Spain, and got local and national media attention. Lesbians faced identity issues when they had children. Rural lesbians continued to have move to big cities to avoid discrimination or travel to big cities to have social opportunities. In big cities, lesbians who did not fit the traditional mold of women in Spanish society faced their own problems and stigmatization. Lesbian social opportunities also had issues, with lesbian bars struggling to stay open.
Background: Still rewriting things. This section is all one post. The feminist section is much smaller and split into two separate sections because by then, things really had gone in two directions. This section is only around 14,000 words of a history around 95,000 words so far. Conservative government of José Maria Aznar (1996 – […]
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.