Category Archives: lesbian

Why be liberated when you can be ‘normal’?? A lesbian proposing NO to gay Marriage…..

I’m writing this in the light of the recent celebrations over the Irish ‘yes’ vote for same-sex marriage. ….And by writing this I’m not judging or condemning anyone’s personal choices in terms of gay marriage. I have fellow gay friends … Continue reading

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thinking about women-only spaces

Reblogged from: http://womanontheedgeoftyne.tumblr.com/post/88753571326/ive-been-thinking-about-women-only-spaces-and I’ve been thinking about women-only spaces and feminism more generally. One of the arguments often made by otherwise feminist women against women-only spaces is that women’s spaces are not safe spaces for many women – that feminist … Continue reading

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Lesbian dies after being deported by United Kingdom back to Uganda

Originally posted on O-blog-dee-o-blog-da:
By Melanie Nathan, March 12, 2013. Activists in the United Kingdom are blaming the United Kingdom Border Agency for deporting an asylum seeker who has now according to Pink News, died in Uganda, “after she claimed…

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RIP Stormé DeLarverie – Drag King, Activist, Lesbian Legend.

Stormé DeLarverie is often referred to as the “Rosa Parks” of the gay community. She was born in New Orleans in 1920 to a white father and black mother. Because of this she endured much racism, in addition to other … Continue reading

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‘The Beautiful Girl’ and the Patriarchal Machine

Hannah Höch was one of the only women in the Berlin based Dada group. She was also a feminist. The Dadaist movement was formed during and in negative response to the First World War. Later Dadaists found a post war … Continue reading

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Judy Chicago: On Not Denying the Experience and Feelings of Females

In 1979 American Judy Chicago exhibited her ground breaking and iconic (collaborative) installation The Dinner Party (1979), to which the viewer is invited.  Most recognised art over the centuries has been created by men in the West. This is not … Continue reading

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Why We Must Support Lesbian Asylum Seekers

Lesbians are seeking asylum in the UK to escape persecution in their home countries. And they need our support. Although homophobia and anti-gay violence is common in various cultures, in many countries the state also colludes and endorses such oppression. … Continue reading

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