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…
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.