What Is She Like: Lesbian Identities from the 1950s to the 1990s

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In What Is She Like? Rosa Ainley looks in depth at how lesbians see themselves and at the questions of identity that have defined and divided the lesbian community. Covering the period from the 1950s, with its repressive influence on sexuality in general, through so-called sexual liberation in the 1960s, to the freedoms and limitations of (lesbian) feminism in the 1970s, she brings exciting and illuminating perspectives to bear on lesbian lives in the 1990s, when lipstick lesbians were the darlings of the mainstream media ...

What Is She Like: Lesbian Identities from the 1950s to the 1990s 2016, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, New York

ISBN-13: 9781474292474

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