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Sinister Wisdom

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ISBN : IND:30000125382097
Genre : American literature
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Sinister Wisdom

Author : Harriet Desmoines
ISBN : 01961853
Genre : Social Science
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Sinister Wisdom 109

Author : Barbara Esrig
ISBN : 1944981195
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The ways that lesbians came together during the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s were many and varied. There was no social media, no high-speed communication. Lesbians relied on the US Post Office, telephones, and face-to-face contact. Public advertising such as newspaper ads, flyers, and leaflets, had to be done carefully and discretely. Learning about events of the past gives templates by which to formulate and support activism in the present and future. Oppression, restriction, discrimination, and disempowerment can take many forms, some more insidious than others, and activism can be especially difficult when one is a member of a despised minority that also is criminalized. Sometimes the most we can do is be ourselves and live the truth in our lives.This issue of Sinister Wisdom, fourth in our series of special issues covering lesbian-feminist activism in the late twentieth-century South, focuses on lesbian gathering places and ways that lesbians created community while continuing activism.

Sinister Wisdom 107

Author : J. P. Howard
ISBN : 1944981160
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Sinister Wisdom 107: Black Lesbians--We are the Revolution showcase new writing by African-American lesbian writers.

Sinister Wisdom 110

Author : Cheryl Clarke
ISBN : 1944981225
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Featuring the best lesbian political writing including work by Joan Nestle, Anne Maguire, Lorrie Sprecher, Claire Bond Potter, Sarah Schulman, Adriana de Luiza, Jewelle L. Gomez, Denise Conca, Blanche McCrary Boyd, and many others.

Sinister Wisdom 104

Author : Beth York
ISBN : 1944981063
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A rich tapestry of Southern stories and reflections on the creative arts are gathered in Sinister Wisdom 104. The role of the arts in building lesbian community and providing venues for social activism was inevitable, given the political and social fervor of the times. In the way that the civil rights movement produced songs and cultural events that supported ending discrimination against African Americans, so did the feminist movement spark empowered lesbian artists to produce their own cultural events, recordings, and distribution outlets. A woman-identified consciousness supported this culture, both spiritually and financially. Art was informed by feminist ideals carried by the artists, poets, performers, playwrights, and interwoven into production companies, recording companies, arts organizations, and into the art itself.

Women S Periodicals In The United States

Author : Kathleen L. Endres
ISBN : 0313286329
Genre : History
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Women's periodicals have a long history of treating social, political, and economic issues. Through alphabetically arranged entries on individual publications, this reference traces the rich diversity of approaches that these periodicals have taken. Included are entries on more than 70 different periodicals published in the 19th and 20th centuries. Some are radical, some are reactionary, but most fall somewhere in between. Each entry provides a critical narrative history of the periodical, circulation figures, related publication information, and a selected bibliography. The volume closes with a chronology and a bibliography.
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Lesbian Sources

Author : Linda Garber
ISBN : 9781317947097
Genre : Social Science
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First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Lesbian And Gay Voices

Author : Frances Ann Day
ISBN : 0313311625
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Organizes a list of books by and about gays and lesbians into such categories as picture books, fiction, short stories, nonfiction, biography, and books useful for librarians, educators, and parents.
Category: Literary Criticism

Feminine Feminists

Author : Giovanna Miceli Jeffries
ISBN : 0816624798
Genre : Social Science
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Feminine Feminists was first published in 1994. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions. What does it mean to be a woman today in Italy, a country with the lowest birthrate in the world and the heaviest maternal stereotype? Does being a feminist exclude practices of cultural femininity? What are Italian women's cultural productions? These questions are at the center of this volume, which looks at how feminism and femininity are embedded in a broad spectrum of Italian cultural practices. In recent years, several books have introduced the American public to Italian women's voices. This volume goes beyond others in its range of theoretical topics and modes, considering cultural practices not only in their popular, material appearance, but also in the disciplines and forms of knowledge that order information and circumscribe behavior.The essays, all by well-known scholars in Italian studies, reflect the authors' specific critical interests in cinema, fashion, literary texts, feminist theory, and popular culture, past and present. Some address the culture of everyday life, while others examine feminism and femininity in the context of philosophy, ethics, or national identity within a global culture. Some begin with the conviction that performing "femininity"—whether in appearance or in nurturing practices—can be culturally liberating. Others put this notion to the critical test. By situating the problem of femininity within the discussion of feminism, this volume takes on larger issues within feminist discourse. Its bold examination of the component of femininity within the context of women's experiences offers readers rare insight into Italian women's culture and into the multicultural possibilities of feminism. Contributors: Beverly Allen, Serena Anderlini-D'Onofrio, Lucia Chiavola Birnbaum, Renate Holub, Carol Lazzaro-Weis, Maria Marotti, Áine O'Healy, Graziella Parati, Eugenia Paulicelli, Robin Pickering-Iazzi, Maurizio Viano. Giovanna Miceli Jeffries is a lecturer in the department of French and Italian at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.
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