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Sinister Wisdom 94 / Lesbians and Exile

Lesbians and Exile
Joan Nestle and Yasmin Tambiah, Guest Editors

Sinister Wisdom 94: Lesbians and Exile confronts the challenges that face lesbians living where lesbian identity is still dangerous. Considering the many facets of exile and its relationship to lesbian identity, Lesbians in Exile, coedited by Joan Nestle and Yasmin Tambiah, addresses topics such as law and human rights, gender, ethnicity, culture. Significant circumstances of war and conflict are highlighted with explorations of how they distinctly affect lesbian identity in various parts of the world.

Featuring work by:

Mariam Gagoshashvili
Samar Habib
Lepa Mladjenovic
Igballe Rogova
Khulud Khamis
Xi'an Glynn
Ghaida Moussa
gracepoore
Janet Jones
Dovey Dee
Voltrina Williams
Terry Martin
Lara Fergus
Yael Mishali
C. Arellano

And More!

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Behind the Issue: Sinister Wisdom 94 by Julie R. Enszer

Listen to Joan Nestle on Out in South London here (Joan begins at minute 26).
Profile of the issue and Joan Nestle at Curve Magazine.

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