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Susan B. Anthony — a suffragist who loved women
This episode features feminist historian Lillian Federman, who wrote a book called To Believe in Women: What Lesbians Have Done for America — A History. Lillian’s research shows that Susan B. Anthony and many other suffragists were women who loved other women (although the term “lesbian” had not been invented yet.). This has been a hidden part of LGBTQ history, but it is explored in the play Susan B.