Queering Women’s Suffrage in the United States

Queering Women’s Suffrage in the United States

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Conversation about the queer history of the Suffrage Movement

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Join us for a conversation with scholars Anya Jabour, Regents Professor of History at the University of Montana, and Wendy L. Rouse, Associate Professor of History at San José State University. Jabor is the author of “Sophonisba Breckinridge: Championing Women's Activism in Modern America” (2019), and Rouse recently published “Public Faces, Secret Lives: A Queer History of the Women’s Suffrage Movement” (2022). Moderated by Kate Clarke Lemay, acting senior historian at the National Portrait Gallery, this conversation will explore how queer history intersects with that of the women’s suffrage movement in the United States. This program is part of the Tommie L. Pegues and Donald A. Capoccia Conversation Series in LGBTQ+ Portraiture.

The Zoom link will be emailed to registered participants 12–24 hours in advance of the program. The email will come from Eventbrite. Please only register for yourself.

The Portrait Gallery strives to provide programs that are accessible to all visitors. If you have questions about the accessibility of this program, or if you would like to request real-time captioning (CART), sign language interpretation, or any other accommodations, please contact Vanessa Jones at jonesve@si.edu. Two weeks' advance notice is appreciated for requesting accommodations.

Free–Registration required. You must be 18 or older to register for this event.

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