During the dictatorship of Primo de Rivera, in a “Casa Encantada”, the legendary Lyceum Club, precursor of Spanish suffragism, was founded. Its members were described as “crazy” and it was even proposed that they be confined in mental hospitals. “Crazy”, “criminals”, “atheists”, “deserters of the home”. The qualifiers, always denigrating and pejorative, against the first Madrid feminists of the Lyceum Club, were constant on the part of the Catholic and conservative press.

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