Lesbian feminism

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Lesbian feminism: Radicalesbians Only women who do not orient their lives around men can truly be free Lesbianism is a positive and liberated identity “women identified to distinguish themselves from heterosexual women who they see as male-identied” primary goal: to live as women-identified women Separatism 1960s-70s heterosexual feminists distanced themselves from lesbian feminists and radical lesbians, because they didn’t want them to stigmatize it. Lesbians therefore responded by forming separate rap groups and protest organizations, building their own separate communities. They believe that it is impossible to reform homophobic culture of America so its best to separate themselves. Exercise little political influence Revalorism Revalorists- feminists who focus on appreciating women’s traditional activities and contributions and increasing society’s appreciation of women Maternal thinking Nurturing supportive cooperative Million Mom March (2000) led by mothers who advocate gun control legistlation
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