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Introduction to Dykes-Loving-Dykes: Dyke Separatist Politics, 25 years update

  Dykes-Loving-Dykes: Dyke Separatist Politics Bev Jo, Linda Strega, Ruston 1990 – 2015 Why We Wrote This Book I’ve put our entire updated book at the heading of my blog, so all the chapters can easily be seen and linked to, … Continue reading

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Chapter Four — 2015 Update, 25 Years Later — SUPPORTING BUTCHES SUPPORTS ALL LESBIANS

 Chapter Four 2015 Update, 25 Years Later SUPPORTING BUTCHES SUPPORTS ALL LESBIANS  Bev Jo (My update is the introduction for our edited original chapter on Butch oppression,  BUTCH-HATRED IS LESBIAN-HATRED, published in 1990. That three-part chapter follows this section.) We … Continue reading

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Chapter Three — Heterosexism Among Lesbians Is Lesbian-hating

                                                              Chapter Three   Heterosexism Among Lesbians Is Lesbian-hating   … Continue reading

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Chapter Five — LESBIANS FOR LESBIANS — Dyke Separatism

Chapter Five  LESBIANS FOR LESBIANS                 Dyke Separatism Means Loving Dykes                                             … Continue reading

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“Transmen Are Still Women” — part 2 of The Pretenders — Defining Lesbians Out of Existence

      Defining Lesbians Out of Existence PART TWO  The Pretenders Better to Be Anything than a Lesbian: “Transmen” Are Still Women Shouldn’t anyone be able to do what they want? Too many women seem to have lost touch … Continue reading

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Lifelong Lesbian — Always a Lesbian

   LIFELONG LESBIAN — ALWAYS A LESBIAN Bev Jo (I’ve updated and combined these two articles, which are similar to my chapter in our book.) Our Lesbian history is being erased and re-written. I’m seeing Lesbians who weren’t even born … Continue reading

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CLASSISM

CLASSISM  The Set-up Class is a subject we are forbidden to talk or even think about. It’s like a big dirty secret in our U.S. culture, and the punishment is severe for breaking the rules of silence and obedience.  That’s … Continue reading

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DEFINING LESBIANS OUT OF EXISTENCE — “TRANSWOMEN” ARE SIMPLY MEN (And over 80% don’t even have surgery)

    Chapter Two DEFINING LESBIANS OUT OF EXISTENCE    Bev Jo                                                               — The Pretenders —     PART ONE “TRANSWOMEN” ARE STILL MERELY MEN I’m discovering that eighty percent of the men claiming to be “transwomen” have refused surgery and even female hormones, … Continue reading

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