Lezbehonest about Queer Politics Erasing Lesbian Women

*applause*

Sister Outrider

This post is the second in a series of essays on sex, gender, and sexuality. The first is available here. I have written about lesbian erasure because I refuse to be rendered invisible. By raising my voice in dissent, I seek to offer both a degree of recognition to other lesbian women and active resistance to any political framework – het or queer – that insists lesbians are a dying breed. If women loving and prioritising other women is a threat to your politics, I can guarantee you are a part of the problem and not the solution.

Dedicated to SJ, who makes me proud to be a lesbian. Your kindness brightens my world.


lesbian_feminist_liberation Lesbian is once more a contested category.  The most literal definition of lesbian – a homosexual woman – is subject to fresh controversy. This lesbophobia does not stem from social conservatism, but manifests within the…

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One thought on “Lezbehonest about Queer Politics Erasing Lesbian Women

  1. SO heartened to find you. I’m at FB – Centering Women. Trying to turn the tide and push women off the fence. Protect women and lesbians at all cost!

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