Tag Archives: Radical Lesbian Feminism

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 One — The Crimes of Mankind

Chapter One The Crimes of Mankind Bev Jo                      (Based on the Original Version by Bev with Ruston and Linda) (This chapter was originally the beginning of Chapter Two, Heterosexuality/Selling Out Is Not Compulsory, in our book, Dykes-Loving-Dykes, 1990.) All males … Continue reading

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Chapter Seven: Motherhood: The Ultimate Feminine Role

Chapter Seven:  Motherhood: The Ultimate Feminine Role Bev Jo Linda Strega Ruston (Originally published in 1990, I, Bev, have updated this to share online.) Radical Feminism is about questioning everything we are taught is sacred and unquestionable in patriarchy, from … Continue reading

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Chapter Eight — PATRIARCHY IS ONE BIG UNHAPPY FAMILY

                                               Chapter Eight   PATRIARCHY IS ONE BIG UNHAPPY FAMILY                 … Continue reading

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THE PARASITIZING AND GUTTING OF RADICAL FEMINISM

THE PARASITIZING AND GUTTING OF RADICAL FEMINISM Bev Jo Too many women and girls are put off Radical Feminism because of the bland, vague politics that masquerade as Radical Feminism. Too many have been personally insulted by false “leaders” of … Continue reading

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Progress Versus Cooptation in the Radical Feminist Movement

 Progress Versus Cooptation  in the Radical Feminist Movement Bev Jo One of the saddest things to me has been the altering and re-writing of the history our magnificent Radical Feminist and Lesbian Feminist movement of the Seventies. Entirely new words have … Continue reading

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The Big Sell-Out: Lesbian Femininity by Linda Strega

This guest post by Linda Strega is a revised version of her original article, which became Part 2 of Chaper 4 in our book, Dykes-Loving-Dykes. The entire updated version of that chapter, “Butch-hatred Is Lesbian-hatred,” will be printed here soon. … 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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