A restricted country

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Firebrand Books, 1987 - Social Science - 189 pages
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Joan Nestle is a lesbian icon. A proud working class woman, an "out" lesbian long before the Rainbow revolution. she has stood at the forefront of American freedom struggles from the McCarthy era to the present day. Spokeswoman for butchfemme desire, Joan Nestle claimed the right to her own sexuality and femme identity at a time when to do so made her a figure of controversy. In so doing, she laid the groundwork for the lesbian, gay and transgender movements of today. Featuring new photographs and a new introduction by the author, this classic collection is available for a new generation of readers. Book jacket.

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User Review  - Sarah Brooks - Goodreads

This important book from lesbian HERstory details the author's experience of coming out in the 1940s and then being out in the 1950s and onward. The book is a collection of essays and short stories ... Read full review

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"To live without history is to live like an infant, constantly amazed and challenged by a strange and unnamed world. There is a deep wonder in this kind of existence, a vitality of curiosity and a ... Read full review


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