Why is it “Ask a Suffragist,” not “Ask a Suffragette?

In this video clip, April Young Bennett, author of Ask a Suffragist: Stories and Wisdom from America’s First Feminists, explains why the book title uses the term “suffragist” instead of the word, “suffragette” to an audience at the Wave in Salt Lake City.

April Young Bennett explains why it’s “Ask a Suffragist,” not “Ask a Suffragette”

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April Young Bennett

April Young Bennett is the author of the Ask a Suffragist book series, host of the Religious Feminism Podcast and a writer for the Exponent II. For more information about April, see aprilyoungb.com

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Why is it "Ask a Suffragist," not "Ask a Suffragette?