Lesbian Feminist: Books

  • For a history, see: Anne Valk’s article at www.brittanica.com/topic/lesbian-feminism
  • Snitow, Ann, et al., eds., Powers of Desire: The Politics of Sexuality (New York: Monthly Review Press, 1985.
  • Nestle, Joan, A Restricted Country, 1988
  • Sedgwick, Eve Kosofsky, Epistemology of the Closet, Berkeley: Univ of Calif Press, 1990.
  • Nestle, Joan, ed. The Persistent Desire: A Femme-Butch Reader (1992)
  • Faderman, Lillian, ed., Chloe Plus Olivia: An Anthology of Lesbian and Bisexual Literature from the 17th Century to the Present (1st ed.). Viking Books,1994.
  • Jay, Karla, Tales of the Lavender Menace: A Memoir of Liberation, Basic Books, 2000
  • MacDonald, Barbara, and Cynthia Rich, Look Me in the Eye: Old Women, Aging and Ageism, Denver, CO: Spinsters, 1983, 2000
  • Freeman, Elizabeth, Time Binds: Queer Temporalities, Queer Histories, Durham, NC: Duke Univ Press, 2010
  • Faderman, Lillian, The Gay Revolution: The Story of the Struggle, Simon & Schuster, 2015.
  • Hobson, Emily K., Lavender and Red: Liberation and solidarity in the Gay and Lesbian Left, Berkeley: Univ of Calif Press, 2016
  • Schwartz, Selby Wynn, After Sappho, Liveright, 2023
  •    Nestle, Joan, A Sturdy Yes of a People: Selected Writings, Sinister Wisdom.org, 2023
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