The Women’s Movement: Attitudes and perceptions

This article is continuing on from the first part of this series in which I am exploring the various areas that the women’s movement worked to progress and change.  Inspired by the centenary of some women gaining the vote and an older essay, I wanted to explore the multifaceted and fascinating depth and reach that the Women’s Movement had through the 19th and early 20th Centuries. Continue reading The Women’s Movement: Attitudes and perceptions

The Women’s Movement: Legislation

With the centenary this year of the Representation of the People Act 1918, which granted suffrage to women who met certain qualifications[1] and universal suffrage to all men, I was inspired to relook at an old essay of mine on the women’s movement in Britain and share some of the key points from it.

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Interview with Brian M. Watson

A while ago, I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to ask Brian Watson a few questions.  His area of research is the history of obscenity and porn and has written a book on the topic: Annals of Pornography: How porn became bad.  Brian has also written several articles as well including one for Notches – (re)marks on the history of Sexuality. Continue reading Interview with Brian M. Watson

Welcome to History Gal’s Blog

Welcome to the History Gal’s blog!  I am a PhD Student and I will be posting articles and interviews here on my interests in history.  Some of the topics that I will cover include fallen women and prostitution, gender and sexuality, the family and more, all the topics will primarily be from the Victorian period, although not all. Continue reading Welcome to History Gal’s Blog