The Divine Order Director Petra Volpe on Portraying Switzerland's Scandalous Feminist History 

Before watching the movie The Divine Order I will admit that I had no idea that women in Switzerland did not win the right to vote until 1971. Nineteen seventy-fucking-one! It wasn’t until 1981 that Swiss voters even approved an equal rights amendment to the constitution. And, until 1985, women had to legally obtain…

Old Timey Organization Warns That Ladyvoting Will Lead to Alcoholic Cravings, 'Petticoat Rule'


Back in the olden times, things were simpler. Serious things like voting and wearing monocles were left to the men, whereas women were kept in a state of perpetual kittenhood, tending to the little ones, keeping the house clean, and nodding in agreement with their husbands. Everything was beautiful and nothing hurt.…