The project makes another appearance in LeCool Dublin. This time, they’re highlighting my talk at the National Library of Ireland, Publishing Values? Women’s Magazines and Everyday Life in 1960s Ireland.
In the upcoming referendum, we are being asked to extend civil marriage to everyone, regardless of their sex, and to enshrine that in the constitution. What is still embedded in our constitution, and will continue to irk every Irish feminist/femenist is the article that states that a woman’s place in the home is to be protected, and the matriarch of the family should not be forced out of economic need to seek employment. Oh.
See the piece in full here.