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These Suffragette Posters Make Me Wanna Go Out and Exercise My Rights

Suffragette, the upcoming film written by a woman, directed by a woman, produced by two women, and starring mostly women, has released three new character posters that make me want to run out and exercise my right to vote. I want to vote in the Republican primary. I want to vote in the Democratic primary. I want to… » 7/15/15 9:15pm 7/15/15 9:15pm

Lady Lobs Rock for the Right to Vote in First Suffragette Trailer

Brendan Gleeson delivering a misogynist rant + Meryl Streep firmly whispering “ Never surrender. Never give up the fight” in a fake British accent + Carey Mulligan scurrying around and looking worried in early 20th century garb = we’re going to Suffragette for Jezebel Movie night! » 4/15/15 7:30pm 4/15/15 7:30pm

Suffragette Cats Are the Original Cat Ladies

Cats and dogs are gendered in contemporary American culture, such that dogs are thought to be the proper pet for men and cats for women (especially lesbians). This, it turns out, is an old stereotype. In fact, cats were a common symbol in suffragette imagery. Cats represented the domestic sphere, and anti-suffrage… » 12/06/13 7:15pm 12/06/13 7:15pm