Dating in the ku klux klan
White, native-born, Protestant women over age 18 were allowed to join the Klan.
Women of the Ku Klux Klan (WKKK), also known as Women's Ku Klux Klan, and Ladies of the Invisible Empire, held to many of the same political and social ideas of the KKK but functioned as a separate branch of the national organization with their own actions and ideas.It will be a separate organization...bound to the parent organization.” Women played a minor role during the third wave, which occurred during the late 1960s and early 1970s.KKK members consisted largely of men living in the rural South who had little formal education or money.Elizabeth Tyler once stated, “the women’s organization will be on par with that of the men.We plan that all women who join us shall have equal rights with that of the men.” However, she also mentioned that “the women’s division..not be in any sense a dependent auxiliary of the Ku Klux Klan.
During the wave of the 1920s, activism was strongest due to the efforts of women's suffrage. Some women joined the WKKK against the wishes of their husbands who felt it out of their partners' "wifely duty" and a rebellious attempt to increase her political power.