Sex, Lies and Feminism

by Charlotte Croson From off our backs June 2001, Vol 31, Iss 6 This essay grew out of the politics of a specific place and time: the Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival over the last 8[…]

Our bodies are the flags

By Elana Dykewomon From Sinster Wisdom 49, Spring/Summer 1993 In this issue there are three “notes from the editor” – mine, Jamie’s and Sauda’s. At the end of two of our editorial meetings Jamie, Sauda,[…]

Take Back the Night

  Take Back the Night: Women on Pornography edited by Laura Lederer (William Morrow and Company, 1980) Selected Chapters – Click for PDF Author An Open Letter (HTML) Marge Piercy Lesbianism and Erotica in Pornographic[…]

Feminismo Primero/Feminism First

Feminismo Primero/Feminism First: un ensayo sobre separatismo lesbiano/an essay on lesbian separatism by Katharine Hess, Jean Langford, and Kathy Ross; translated by Helen Weber & Fabiola Rodriguez. © 1981   Click to view Pages Feminismo[…]

The Other Facts of Life

by Pearl Cleage From Deals with the Devil and Other Reasons to Riot (1987, Ballantine) These are the other facts of life. The ones your mother probably didn’t tell you because she didn’t want to[…]

A Black Separatist

By Anna Lee In For Lesbians Only, edited by Sarah Lucia Hoagland and Julia Penelope, Onlywomen Press, 1988 I often read the words `feminist,’ ‘womon,’ etc. used to designate white only. In this paper, I’ve[…]