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It’s possible to take that as a personal metaphor and then multiply it to a people, a race, a sex, a time. If we can…
Art is not living. It is the use of living.
There are lesbians, God knows… if you came up through lesbian circles in the forties and fifties in New York… who were not feminist and…
But, on the other hand, I get bored with racism too and recognize that there are still many things to be said about a Black…
But the question is a matter of the survival and the teaching. That’s what our work comes down to. No matter where we key into…
When we create out of our experiences, as feminists of color, women of color, we have to develop those structures that will present and circulate…
In discussions around the hiring and firing of Black faculty at universities, the charge is frequently heard that Black women are more easily hired than…
I would like to do another piece of fiction dealing with a number of issues: Lesbian parenting, the 1960’s, and interracial relationships in the Lesbian…
I remember how being young and black and gay and lonely felt. A lot of it was fine, feeling I had the truth and the…
Part of the lesbian consciousness is an absolute recognition of the erotic within our lives and, taking that a step further, dealing with the erotic…
Black women sharing close ties with each other, politically or emotionally, are not the enemies of Black men.
I can’t really define it in sexual terms alone although our sexuality is so energizing why not enjoy it too?
The master’s tools will never dismantle the master’s house.
The failure of academic feminists to recognize difference as a crucial strength is a failure to reach beyond the first patriarchal lesson. In our world,…
In other words, I would be giving in to a myth of sameness which I think can destroy us.
The sixties were characterized by a heady belief in instantaneous solutions.
We have to consciously study how to be tender with each other until it becomes a habit because what was native has been stolen from…
Life is very short and what we have to do must be done in the now.
It’s a struggle but that’s why we exist, so that another generation of Lesbians of color will not have to invent themselves, or their history,…
You know how fighting fish do it? They blow bubbles and in each one of those bubbles is an egg and they float the egg…
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