Lesbian feminism
Lesbian feminism is a cultural movement and critical perspective, most influential in the 1970s and early 1980s (primarily in North America and Western Europe), that questions the position of lesbians...
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'It's My Party' Singer-Songwriter Lesley Gore Dies at 68
Louis Lanzano / AP fileLesley Gore performs at the ASCAP musical tribute which honored Quincy Jones in 2008.NEW YORK — Singer-songwriter Lesley Gore, who top...
Separatist feminism
Separatist feminism is a form of radical feminism that holds that opposition to patriarchy is best done through focusing exclusively on women and girls. Some separatist feminists do not believe that ...
Political lesbianism
Political lesbianism is a phenomenon within feminism, primarily second-wave feminism and radical feminism; it includes, but is not limited to, lesbian separatism. Political lesbianism embraces the the...
'It's My Party' Singer-Songwriter Lesley Gore Dies at 68
Louis Lanzano / AP fileLesley Gore performs at the ASCAP musical tribute which honored Quincy Jones in 2008.NEW YORK — Singer-songwriter Lesley Gore, who top...
Alison Bechdel
Alison Bechdel (/ˈbɛkdəl/ BEK-dəl; born September 10, 1960) is an American cartoonist. Originally best known for the long-running comic strip Dykes to Watch Out For, she came to critical and commercia...
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Angela Davis
Angela Yvonne Davis (born January 26, 1944) is an American political activist, scholar, and author. She emerged as a prominent counterculture activist and radical in the 1960s as a leader of the Commu...
Kimberly Dark
Kimberly Dark (August 12, 1968) is an American performance artist, writer, and sociologist.
Dark was born in San Diego, California, she received a B.A. from University of Colorado, Colorado Spring...
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Sister Spit
Sister Spit is a lesbian-feminist spoken-word and performance art collective based in San Francisco, signed to Mr. Lady Records. They formed in 1994 and disbanded in 2006. Founding members included ...
Karla Jay
Karla Jay (born February 22, 1947) is a professor of English and the director of the Women's and Gender Studies program at Pace University. A pioneer in the field of lesbian and gay studies, she is wi...
Cris Williamson
Cris Williamson is an American feminist singer-songwriter, who achieved fame as a recording artist, and who was a pioneer as a visible lesbian political activist, during a time when few who were not c...
Nell McCafferty
Nell McCafferty (born 28 March 1944) is an Irish journalist, playwright, civil rights campaigner and feminist. In her journalistic work she has written for The Irish Press, The Irish Times, Sunday Tri...
Michèle Pujol
Michèle Pujol ([miʃɛl]), born in Madaoua, Niger (20 April 1951 – 2 August 1997), was a French intellectual, feminist, economist, scholar and human rights activist who lived in British Columbia, Canada...
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Wynne Greenwood
Wynne Greenwood is a queer feminist performance artist who works in various media such as installation art, photography, filmmaking and music.Wynne currently works out of Seattle, Washington. She atte...
Luz María Umpierre
Luz María "Luzma" Umpierre-Herrera (born in 1947, Santurce, Puerto Rico) is an American human rights advocate, New-Humanist educator, poet, and scholar. She currently resides in Florida. She works on ...
Lesbian Herstory Archives
The Lesbian Herstory Archives (LHA) is a New York City-based archive, community center, and museum dedicated to preserving lesbian history, located in Park Slope, Brooklyn. The Archives contain the wo...
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Bi-National Lesbian Conference
The first annual Bi-National Lesbian Conference happened in Toronto in May 1979.
The conference was organized by members of the Lesbian Organization of Toronto (LOOT) in cooperation with members o...
Christine Delphy
Christine Delphy (born 1941) is a French sociologist, feminist, writer and theorist. She was a co-founder of the review Nouvelles questions féministes (New Feminist Issues) with Simone de Beauvoir in...
Michigan Womyn's Music Festival
The Michigan Womyn's Music Festival, called "the Original Womyn's Woodstock" and often referred to as MWMF or Michfest, is an international feminist music festival occurring every August in Oceana Co...
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Adrienne Rich
Adrienne Cecile Rich (May 16, 1929 – March 27, 2012) was an American poet, essayist and feminist. She was called "one of the most widely read and influential poets of the second half of the 20th centu...
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Carter Heyward
Isabel Carter Heyward (born 1945 in North Carolina) is a lesbian feminist theologian, teacher and priest in the Episcopal Church - the province of the worldwide Anglican Communion in the United States...
Monique Wittig
Monique Wittig ([vitig]; July 13, 1935 – January 3, 2003) was a French author and feminist theorist who wrote about overcoming socially enforced gender roles and who coined the phrase "heterosexual co...
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New Women's Music Sampler
New Women's Music Sampler is a sampler album of alternative rock songs by artists on the San Francisco, California based lesbian-feminist independent record label, Mr. Lady Records. It was released in...
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Melanie Kaye/Kantrowitz
Melanie Kaye/Kantrowitz is an essayist, poet, activist and academic, born in 1945 in Brooklyn, New York.
Her grandparents emigrated to the United States from Eastern Europe, Poland and Russia.Kaye...
Dorothy Allison
Dorothy Allison (born April 11, 1949) is an American writer, speaker, and member of the Fellowship of Southern Writers. Her writing includes themes of class struggle, sexual abuse, child abuse, femi...
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Renee Taylor (writer)
Renee Gertrude Taylor, ONZM (born 1929), is a feminist writer and playwright from New Zealand. Her ancestry is Scots and Māori from the tribe of Ngāti Kahungunu. Also known as Renee, the writer descri...
Betsy Warland
Betsy Warland (born 1946 in Fort Dodge, Iowa) is a Canadian writer and poet.
Betsy Warland obtained a Bachelor of Arts in art and education at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa. Warland immigrated t...