Monthly Archive: September, 2015

#BlackLesbianLivesWereComplicated

African American poet, writer, and activist Audre Lorde standing in front of a blackboard that reads “Women are powerful and dangerous.” In 1969 a woman named Eleanor Hunter wrote an extraordinary essay for… Continue reading

Struggling with Gender in the Early 1970s: An Archival Posting in Honour of Leslie Feinberg’s Birthday

Leslie Feinberg, author of the fictional book Stone Butch Blues, showed us a side of 1960s lesbian butch culture that had not been well known: a good number of butches either transitioned, or experimented with… Continue reading