Radicalesbians Issues "The Woman-Identified Woman" Manifesto

Gallo, Marcia M.
January 2005
LGBT History, 1956-1975;2005, p121
Angered by the homophobia and heterosexism of the resurgent women's movement, a small group of lesbian-feminist activists "zapped" a women's rights conference in New York in 1970. At the protest, they distributed copies of their manifesto, "The Woman-Identified Woman," which argued that lesbianism was central to feminism. The manifesto remains one of the classic works of lesbian-feminist theory, activism, and history.


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