LGBTQ Activists in Suffragette Organizations

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The suffragette movement was

The lesbian presence in the suffrage movement is quite remarkable. Both Finland's Selma Lagerlof and American Jane Addams were recipients of the Nobel Prize. Individuals such as Ireland's Frances Power Cobbe, Britain's Emmeline Pankhurst, and Americans Dr. S. Josephine Baker, Susan Brownell Anthony and Sophonisba Breckinridge, among others, are icons in the history of the movement.

Many of these individuals are notable for achieving firsts for women, such as the first woman to be awarded a PhD or the first woman to represent the United States in an international conference.

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