Gynarchy in America

Colombia Columbia was, and remains today, the best known personification of America

Modern dictionaries usually define gynarchy as a political system governed by women or a woman. For a more nuanced understanding it’s important to recognise that “the political system” that women govern may actually be staffed by male servants called prime ministers, presidents, or politicians who work on behalf of the ruling female gender.[1] In her book What’s Right With Feminism, Cassandra Langer gives a concise definition that accounts for the proxy role of male leaders: “Gynarchy refers to government by women, or women-centered government.” – PW

The following articles show that Columbia was more than an empty symbol of America’s pedestalisation of women (*click articles to enlarge):

The Open Court, 1897

1897

‘A Dethroned Tyrant’ 1902

Gynocracy

The Philadelphia Record – 1903

1903

England and the English from an American Point of View – 1909

1909

From Dublin to Chicago: Some Notes on a Tour in America – 1914

Women in USA 1914

Albert Einstein declares Women Rule Here – 1921

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