Suffering from masculity

The whole race is suffering from masculinity and man and woman are alike to blame for tolerating it.

Nellie McClung, 1915

Source: Nellie McClung. In Times Like These. p.90. 1972 ed. Also


Spectacle of nations

The reason we have the spectacle of nations settling the disputes of the world in the old barbaric way is because the world is suffering from too much masculinity.

Nellie McClung, 1917



A Pencil Sketch of Nellie McClung’s Childhood Home

Photo and description from page 10 of the "Souvenir Photo Summary of the Colored Dramatique Presesentation 'Recalled to Life'" As Presented by M.J.G. McMullen


Sex prejudice

Sex prejudice and the male superiority complex, built up since time began, will not go out in one generation. And we, who have emerged from the shadows of the past, and are set free from many of its illusions, but are not yet received as members in full standing of the human family, chafe under some of its restrictions that are still laid upon us.

Nellie McClung, 1929

Source: Candace Savage. Our Nell: A Scrapbook Biography of Nellie L. McClung. p.175. 1979. Also