Jennifer Vanasco

Vanasco, Jennifer
July 2001
Bay Windows;7/26/2001, pN.PAG
Relates the author's perspective on being a femme lesbian. Reason behind the author's desire to be butch; Misconceptions with regards to appearances.


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