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Karen Brodine | Woman Sitting at the Machine, Thinking – BLACKOUT ((poetry & politics))

Karen Brodine: Feminist Poet and Revolutionary KAREN BRODINE was barely 40 years old when she died of cancer on October 18, 1987. Her death was a shock, a misery, an abrupt and unwarranted end to an exceptionally dynamic and productive life.

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Audre Lorde’s Berlin – The New York Times

CreditAndreas Meichsner for The New York Times

A Trailblazing Lesbian Artist Gets Her Due 

Harmony Hammond, “Kong” (1981), cloth, wood, foam rubber, acrylic, gesso, glitter, Dorland’s Wax Medium, charcoal powder, 41 x 74 x 26 inches, Everson Museum of Art, gift of Judith Daner

Made of foam rubber, gesso, glitter, wax and charcoal powder, these wrapped wooden armatures, which have a fantastical quality to them, were conjured up by a line in Monique Wittig’s 1973 novel Le Corps Lesbien (The Lesbian Body), in which she writes, “Cloth covered with latex suggests muscle and tissue.” These “wrapped sculptures” convey a muscular grace, as if Minimalism itself got a camp makeover par elegance.

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First trailer of Ruby Rose’s lesbian ‘Batwoman’ released

“The trailer looks to give Kate Kane her own narrative of romance and revenge,” Trish Bendix, a critic who frequently covers LGBTQ issues, said.

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Spotlighting Lesbian Artists as Central Players in California’s Queer History

The Lesbian Tide, May 1972 (image courtesy ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives at the USC Libraries)

Lesbian contributions to gay life and liberation have long been overshadowed, including in the art world.

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Andrea Gibson: “the madness vase” – YouTube

Feminize Your Canon: Eliot Bliss

ELIOT BLISS

The lesbian author of a radically anti-colonialist precursor to Jean Rhys’s “Wide Sargasso Sea” was only just barely rescued from complete obscurity

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