CHAPTER 3: Progressive Confrontation
- Conclusion. Pernal, Mary // Explorations in Contemporary Feminist Literature;2002, p165
The chapter discusses the condition of feminist literature. The author asserts that feminist literature is divided into two groups. The first group consists of lesbian and transgender feminists. The second is women of color who write about experiences of racial oppression. She believes that...
- The potential of our vision. Quinian, Judy // Body Politic;May79, Issue 52, p20
Reprints the article "The Potential of Our Vision" which appeared in the 1973 issue of the journal 'Women's Archives."
- Remembering Barbara Macdonald. Weil, Lise // Off Our Backs;Oct2000, Vol. 30 Issue 9, p14
Pays tribute to lesbian feminist writer and activist Barbara Macdonald. Death on June 15, 2000; Identification of ageism as a central feminist issue; Rejection of the 'medical model' of aging; Absence of old women in the feminist and lesbian communities; Analysis of family.
- A DECADE OF TENDING THE WELLSPRING. Bright, Joyce // Advocate;12/8/83, Issue 382, p38
Focuses on Naiad Press, a lesbian/feminist press that celebrated its tenth anniversary in 1983. Information on the involvement of lesbian writer Barbara Grier with the press; First title published by the press; Grier's views on publishing houses.
- A dyke organizes the fags. Paquette, Carmen // Canadian Dimension;Sep/Oct97, Vol. 31 Issue 5, p21
Presents the author's views on her motivation for becoming a lesbian feminist. Explanation disproving public misperception that her feminist beliefs are hate-motivated; Relevance of her feminist principles in her involvement with an organization called Equality for Lesbians & Gays Everywhere...
- Is the lesbian future feminist? Ruby, Jennie // Off Our Backs;Oct96, Vol. 26 Issue 9, p22
Opinion. Comments on the feminism of lesbians as discussed in the Lesbian Futures workshop. Creation of things through feminist imagination; Lesbianism as an individual solution; Feminism as a politics demanding far-reaching social change; Consciousness raising as a creation of lesbian...
- How Lavender Jane loved women: Re-figuring identity-based... Ross, Becki L. // Journal of Canadian Studies;Winter95/96, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p110
Focuses on the means devised by lesbian feminists in Canada, in the 1970s to fashion a distinctive politics of life/style and identity formation. Examination of the English Canadian lesbian feminism; Politics of life/style; Identity formation of the Lesbian Organization of Toronto, Ontario;...
- Can Women Unite? Laporte, Rita // Ladder;Oct/Dec70, Vol. 15 Issue 1/2, p4
The author discusses unity among women, especially as it pertains to the women's movement. She has noticed a curious development among some women: in their fear of power they have decided to remain anonymous, to refuse to speak up in public or to give interviews to the media. Women are not...
- Cross Currents. // Ladder;Oct/Dec70, Vol. 15 Issue 1/2, p24
Presents news briefs related to the lesbian community, as of August 1970. Many areas of the United States have low-cost or free training in self-defense for women; Sixty young women from a New York women's liberation group held an 'ogle-in' on June 9th at a construction site in New York City;...