The body or image that is made invisible is the "butch," a figure that I consider better able than a "femme" body to challenge mainstream cultural fantasies about lesbianism
That is, he recognizes the "intense love" felt by the two women in the novel as only a possible representation of lesbianism
, rather than as a fully actualized lesbian relationship that plays a significant role in the novel's statement on sexuality and culture.
Wright's comments involving lesbianism
and the LPGA, and his comments regarding individual players, were unsolicited.
Fiction that fails to "affirm" lesbianism
, that refers to lesbianism
"through codes and allusions," or that is written by authors who are not avowed lesbians is therefore ruled out.
, for example, was never criminalized because it involved no threat from unattached males to the family or the wider social order, and also no illicit penetration with its connotations of danger.
Passno, who claims she was once a feminist, said the women's movement has gone awry because of "its love affair with abortion and lesbianism
In Clara's Ole Man (1965) Bullins presents a triumphant if controlling black lesbianism
, a portrait unusual to the time.
Martin's Griffin), and Lesbianism
Made Easy by Helen Eisenbach (Crown) all by the checkout register at my local mega-store.
English writer best known for her novel The Well of Loneliness (1928), which created a scandal for its treatment of lesbianism
In the end, these unshocking images look like the Gap's gay ghetto, and act as a further enticement to their own target audience to patronize a store that has yet to feature lesbians (or the sort of lesbianism
It is very difficult, once the recognition of lesbianism
has been achieved, to question what "lesbian" might mean, or to explore the development of a self-consciously lesbian life beyond the point of coming out.
This sentimental story from lesbian director Rolla Selbak follows three Arab women, one in an arranged engagement, a second (Sheetal Sheth) who is acting out and spiraling out of control and a third whose shame over her lesbianism
leads her to bury her feelings in religion.