Event: Fem Flicks Film Series: No Man Shall Protect Us
About this Event
No Man Shall Protect Us: The Hidden History of the Suffragette Bodyguards
In 1913/14, the most radical women’s rights activists in England formed a secret society to protect their sister suffragettes from assault and arrest. They trained in martial arts, carried concealed weapons and used ingenious evasion and deception tactics. These women were known as The Bodyguard, and this is their story.
Partner: Eagle Commons Library
Fem Flicks is a film series spotlighting the intersectional identities of all gender identities and expressions, and their impact(s) on society and vice versa. Fem Flicks is a collaboration between the Media Library, the Multicultural Center, the Pride Alliance, and the Women’s & Gender Studies Program.