After the official admission of women to the British medical profession in 1876, critics in popular and professional journals often depicted female physicians as being inept or dangerous. Until 1895, women doctors lacked a centralized print space where they could respond to such accusations. The founding of the Magazine of the London School of Medicine for Women provided women with a space in which to define their collective identity, even if these definitions were sometimes contradictory. As they crafted the magazine, the editors allowed for disagreement, which enabled contributors to articulate a variety of new and diverse subjectivities.


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