Lesbian Fashion, Solidarity, and our Queer Siblings

Fashion can be a way to not just assert our own identity and presence, but reach out to others. To me, when lesbian fashion is at its most powerful is when it is unavoidable – when it cannot be denied. For this reason, I have extensively researched lesbian slogan/activist t-shirts. They are a way forContinue reading “Lesbian Fashion, Solidarity, and our Queer Siblings”

Lesbian Rebellion and the Lavender Menace

The Lavender Menace, which later reformed as Radicalesbians, was a group of lesbian feminist activists. It was created as a response to famous feminist author Betty Friedan’s assertion that lesbians were a “lavender menace” and that they would undermine the women’s movement. Her statement led to the exclusion of lesbians and lesbian issues from theContinue reading “Lesbian Rebellion and the Lavender Menace”