When Sandi Toksvig and Catherine Mayer announced the formation of a brand new feminist political party, grown women wept.
I know they did, because they told me about it in their droves at the historic WEP conference in Manchester.
With Suffragette purple decor and a selection of intelligent and humorous speakers, there was plenty of personal investment alongside the political – but will it make for a new landscape in Westminister?
It seems that winning the race isn’t leader Sophie Walker’s number one priority – it’s more about putting a scare into their opponents.
Read my piece on the New Statesman here.