Lesbian Communities: Festivals, RVs, and the Internet

Lesbian Communities: Festivals, RVs, and the Internet

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by Esther D Rothblum, Penny Sablove
     
 

Sixteen articles describe a diverse array of communities created by and for lesbians. These range from an Internet discussion list for lesbian mothers to the Hallomas land trust in Northern California. Other topics include (for example) an examination of the current role of feminist bookstores and a description of how women enter the lesbian world in Japan.… See more details below

Overview

Sixteen articles describe a diverse array of communities created by and for lesbians. These range from an Internet discussion list for lesbian mothers to the Hallomas land trust in Northern California. Other topics include (for example) an examination of the current role of feminist bookstores and a description of how women enter the lesbian world in Japan. Co-published simultaneously as Journal of Lesbian Studies, v.9, nos.1/2, 2005. Harrington Park Press is an imprint of The Haworth Press. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781560233381
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/28/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
210
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

  • Foreword (Esther D. Rothblum and Penny Sablove)
  • The Mirror Dance in Retrospect (Susan Krieger)
  • Entering the Lesbian World in Japan: Debut Stories (Saori Kamano)
  • Lesbian Quarters: On Building Space, Identity, Institutional Memory and Resources (Elana Dykewomon)
  • My Life in a Lesbian Community: The Joys and the Pain (Shaba A. Barnes)
  • Negotiating Lesbian Worlds: The Festival Communities (Bonnie J. Morris)
  • Hallomas: Longevity in a Back-to-the-Land Women’s Group in Northern California (Lenore Ralston and Nancy Stoller)
  • The Friday Night Bunch: A Lesbian Community in West Texas (Jean Brashear Nichols)
  • Dykes and Tykes: A Virtual Lesbian Parenting Community (Arlene Istar Lev, Gwendolyn Dean, Lauren DeFilippis, Kim Evernham, Larin McLaughlin, and Cynthia Phillips)
  • The Heirs of Aradia, Daughters of Diana: Community in the Second and Third Wave (Jane R. Dickie, Anna Cook, Rachel Gazda, Bethany Martin, and Elizabeth Sturrus)
  • Lesquire’s Pub—An Essay on Virtual Community Building (Frances Wasserlein and Carolyn L. Sween)
  • “Amazon Music Party Drummers,” Santa Cruz, California Mountains, 1974 (Cathy Cade)
  • The Visible Lesbian: The Lesbian Community Action Association and Lesbian Visibility (Jill A. Mackey)
  • Lesbian Community: From Sisterhood to Segregation (Bev Jo)
  • More than a Bookstore: The Continuing Relevance of Feminist Bookstores for the Lesbian Community (Kathleen Liddle)
  • A New Generation of Lesbian Jewish Activism (Rebecca E. Margolis)
  • Lesbian Communities Across the United States: Pockets of Resistance and Resilience (Joan S. Rabin and Barbara R. Slater)
  • Index
  • Reference Notes Included

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