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Radical History Review (1994) 1994 (58): 196–200.
Published: 01 January 1994
... lesbian bar culture was built on the work of writer Joan Nestle, who beginning in the early 1980s advanced the controversial idea that feminists had misjudged roleplaying lesbians. Nestle argued that butch-femme relationships were not slavish imitations of heterosexuality, replicat- ing all...
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Radical History Review (1980) 1980 (23): 57–75.
Published: 01 May 1980
... was that of an independent woman, involved in her work and the struggle for socialism, who brought to her family the interests and enthusiasm gained from such involvement. For a time, when the dominant ideology celebrated la femme uu foyer, while in fact growing numbers of women were salaried employees...
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Radical History Review (2021) 2021 (141): 221–223.
Published: 01 October 2021
... is an example of how gender-nonconforming queers led the way, along with transgender women and cisgender lesbians, in developing queer anti-fascism within HAW and in other European queer movements. The Feminist Group was founded as an organizing and social space for gender-nonconforming femmes who embraced...
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Radical History Review (1980) 1980 (23): 80–101.
Published: 01 May 1980
... Register, 1980 (London, 1980). Relations in the last decade, based on interviews with women in the Parison party sections. Macciocchi, Maria Antonietta, Les Femmes et ses Maifres (Paris, 1979). The collected papers of the former Italian communist's seminars at Vincennes on women...
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Radical History Review (1994) 1994 (60): 57–75.
Published: 01 October 1994
... to a privileging of an identity model of lesbian history. We have focused on two obvious categories of same-sex love: romantic friendships and butch-femme role playing. The former depends upon our present-day identifica- tion of these friendships as homoerotic, if not homosexual, while the latter...
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Radical History Review (2007) 2007 (98): 63–80.
Published: 01 May 2007
... Impéria wanted, to the contrary, to give a show truly of art, proclaiming without false shame the triumph of the shape of the female body, the proud poem of the flesh.”2 The show became a box-office hit later that year when the femme de lettres and Parisian celebrity Colette replaced Impéria...
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Radical History Review (1992) 1992 (52): 79–94.
Published: 01 January 1992
...: radicals and socialist-radicals who she elsewhere labeled "revolutionaries who would overturn society"; possibilists or mod- erates, naming the Ligue francaise pour le droit des femmes (French league for the right [sic] of women); and opportunists (a republican "faction," rather than, strictly...
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Radical History Review (1995) 1995 (62): 24–42.
Published: 01 May 1995
... guidelines for identifying the histori- cal lesbian is the obscuring of the lesbian femme. As the ”feminine” partner of the butch lesbian, the femme confounded turn-of-thecen- tury sexologists, whose focus on congenital and constitutional gen- der and sexual defects, abnormalities, or confusion...
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Radical History Review (1992) 1992 (54): 153–157.
Published: 01 October 1992
... l%/RADICAL HISTORY REVIEW the reasons other women acted "femme Sometimes Faderman uses fictional texts as "mirror[s of] real life" (280), sometimes as transmission belts for scientific ideas. Nowhere does she mobilize solid evidence for readership or forms of appropriation...
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Radical History Review (1982) 1982 (26): 89–101.
Published: 01 October 1982
.... More important, however, was the increase in what con- temporaries called "clandestine" prostitution. Bars and cafks (for workers), brasseries de femmes (cafbs where women in exotic costume waited on tables, very popular among university students), and cafk con- certs (for bourgeois men), all...
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Radical History Review (1992) 1992 (54): 158–176.
Published: 01 October 1992
... dressing and butch- femme roles. Cross dressing and butch-femme roles denaturalize the categories of gender, and in so doing transform them. It may appear that a lesbian couple playing butch (“masculine”) and femme (“feminine”) roles, adopting different clothes, hairstyles, hobbies, jobs...
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Radical History Review (1987) 1987 (37): 27–38.
Published: 01 January 1987
.... "Ecrits Penipenciaiares en France et h l'etranger," Oeuvres CompI2tes. Vol. 4. Paris: GalIimard, 1984. , et al. "Culture et pouvoir des femmes: Assai d'historiographie," Annales ESC, No. 2, (March/April 19861, pp. 271-293. , ed. "Travaux des femmes dans la France du XIXe siecle," special...
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Radical History Review (2008) 2008 (100): 171–179.
Published: 01 January 2008
... “fags.” Even though FHAR had emerged out of a meeting of members of the MLF (the French Women’s Liberation Movement, Mouvement de Libération des Femmes) and of the Pederastic Commit- tee of Revolutionary Action in May 1968 — and, as the activist Anne-Marie Fauret argued in 1971, although...
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Radical History Review (2008) 2008 (100): 11–37.
Published: 01 January 2008
... classes and recreational programs. But some inmates denied any meaningful improvement in the still segre- gated conditions. One former resident of the Daddy Tank reported, “they just pulled a few femmes out of the general population” in an effort to make the discriminatory punishment for gender...
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Radical History Review (1977) 1977 (14-15): 36–59.
Published: 01 May 1977
...," in L'Anthropologic Economique: Courants et Problemes, ed. by Francois 55 Pouillon (Paris: 1976), 86-116; and Claude Meillassoux, Femmes, Greniers, et Capitaux (Paris, 1975). 2. G.W.F. Hegel, The Philosophy of Right, trans, by T.M. Knox (London...
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Radical History Review (2024) 2024 (148): 130–153.
Published: 01 January 2024
... lets Thom get at exactly this tension; her novel Fierce Femmes and Notorious Liars , which follows a vigilante gang of trans sex workers organized in community defense—“creatures out of a suburban businessman’s nightmare: Fierce femmes on a mission of vengeance. Trans girls out for blood”—explores...
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Radical History Review (2004) 2004 (88): 166–177.
Published: 01 January 2004
..., communities. How might aspects of lesbian sexuality, the butch/femme dichotomy in particular, get erased when butch women transition into men?9 The butch lesbian has occupied a class-specific, historical moment in lesbian history. Many were women who had...
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Radical History Review (2015) 2015 (122): 188–200.
Published: 01 May 2015
... process of becoming, see Jane Ward, “Gender Labor: Transmen, Femmes, and the Collective Work of Transgression,” Sexualities 13, no. 2 (2010): 236 – 54; Susan Driver, “Queer Femmes Loving FTMs: Towards an Erotic Transgender Ethics,” in Trans/forming Feminisms: Transfeminist Voices Speak...
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Radical History Review (1993) 1993 (56): 144–148.
Published: 01 May 1993
... armies. And who can blame them?' It is easy today, or at least easier than it used to be, to ridicule these so-called "good gays" and mythologize the "'bad Drag, cross- dressing, butch-femme, and other transgressions of sex and gender are positively fashionable, if not with Pat Buchanan...
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Radical History Review (1998) 1998 (72): 122–162.
Published: 01 October 1998
... by femme lesbians whose visible femininity is explicitly not directed towards nor at the service of men or in institu- tional contexts scandalized by female Gallop argues that “adopt- [ing] ultra-femme wear . . . in the academic world” destabilizes assumed patterns of authority “because femininity...