Festivals, RVs, and the Internet
I had just witnessed women who shingled their own roofs, drove eighteen-wheeler trucks, and built their own housesas well as kept them clean and cooked a damn good meal. On women’s land I am a first-class citizen, I’m treated as an equal. I now see the world with righteous...
Published September 19th 2005 by Routledge
The Really Long-Term Relationships
We have earned a certain place in each other’s lives, and in the best of times we can rest on what we have made together. Lesbian Ex-Lovers: The Really Long-Term Relationships examines the need for the development of better understanding and more critical analysis of lesbian...
Published November 12th 2004 by Routledge
Funding Lesbian Activism
Who are the women who struggled to form lesbian communities--and how did they fund their activism?In Everyday Mutinies: Funding Lesbian Activism, two dozen lesbians--including well-known activists such as Martina Navratilova, Alison Bechdel, Dee Mosbacher, and Jewelle Gomez--tell the stories of...
Published November 15th 2001 by Routledge
A Book of Lesbian Romance and Relationships
Love Matters: A Book of Lesbian Romance and Relationships is a collection of advice columns and personal reflections that will help lesbian couples validate and appreciate their unique relationships. With excerpts taken from the author’s “Love Matters” column in the lesbian newspaper...
Published February 22nd 1999 by Routledge
Difficulties and Failures in Feminist Therapy
If you’re a long-time veteran of feminist therapy or someone just starting out, you’ll find a helpful, reliable list of “dos” and “don’ts” in Learning from Our Mistakes: Difficulties and Failures in Feminist Therapy. Frank and honest in tone, makeup, and style, this...
Published September 2nd 1998 by Routledge
A Survey of Scholarship By and About Women
While most women’s studies texts function “topically” as “readings” for courses and general use, Women’s Work: A Survey of Scholarship By and About Women takes a broad spectrum of women’s disciplines--psychological, artistic, religious, and philosophical--and gives you a...
Published August 24th 1998 by Routledge
An Ethnography of Love
Lesbian Step Families: An Ethnography of Love explores five lesbian step families’definitions of the step parent role and how they accomplish parenting tasks, cope with homophobia, and define and interpret their experiences. An intensive feminist qualitative study, the book offers guidelines...
Published August 11th 1998 by Routledge
The Women's Perspective on an American Obsession
Breasts: The Women’s Perspective on an American Obsession describes and explores our national breast fetish, which is defined as a culturally constructed obsession that is deeply interwoven with beauty standards, breastfeeding practices, and sexuality. By tracing the complex history of this erotic...
Published June 4th 1998 by Routledge
Letters from Another Climate
The only extended, first-person narrative about menopause, A Menopausal Memoir: Letters from Another Climate explores the connection between menopause, mourning, and memory through nine fictional letters written to different addressees. The letters explain the author’s own experience of having a...
Published January 21st 1998 by Routledge
Negotiating Safer Practices, Care, and Representation
For many women, the advice “Use a condom!” is not enough to help protect them from HIV infection. As Women and AIDS reveals, “negotiating” safer sex practices is a very complex issue for women who are involved in relationships where they do not enjoy physical, social, or...
Published December 2nd 1997 by Routledge