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Monday, January 31, 2011

Outrageous Lesbians...Are there any left?

In the late 70's Bertha Harris said that lesbian literature should be outrageous, unassimilable, awesome, dangerous, outrageous: distinguished”, what modern day lesbian writers, lesbian political activist and all around lesbian rebels exhibit these qualities so necessary for change and lesbian presence and lesbian futures?  
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  1. I dunno, dirt, but are you going to post the correct answer to the poll? ;)

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  2. maybe Sandy Bernhard?

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  3. Sandra Bernhard and Fran Lebowitz are all I can think of.

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  4. Some of the outrageous Lesbians who come to my mind: Dorothy Allison, Lee Lynch, Elana Dykewomon, Carolyn Gage, Judy Grahn.

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  5. I just ordered Bertha Harris' 'Lover' tonight after starting to read her essay in 'Heresies' from 1977. Have you read 'Catching Saradove?'

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  7. Alison Bechdel, Wanda Sykes and The Lesbian Mafia

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  8. Answer to Poll-20 minutes!

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  9. The Lesbian Mafia recently joked about rape(on FB) and had a slew of members joke about rape along with them, I seriously do not see them as a conduit for lesbian change.

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  10. Monika Treut? Only is you think sadomasochism is cool.

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