In Amerika They Call Us Dykes: Lesbian Lives in the 70s- Fall Festival
“The 1970s was a period of intense excitement, change, activism, and activity for lesbians. As lesbian feminism redefined what qualified as a “political issue” and challenged every assumption about gender, race, class, ability, sexuality, and any other social category, lesbians of all kinds created cultural, social, political, economic, and regional organizations and networks. …
In recognition of this momentous decade, the Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies (CLAGS) announces a weekend-long event/conference/festival of lesbian history, culture, arts, scholarship, discussion, and performance from Friday, October 8 to Sunday, October 10th.”
Despite my eternal conflict with lesbian feminist heritage, I sigh with happiness at this event for the better aspects: merging ridiculously politically defiant womens socializing with major cultural geekery.