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lithomancy
Dec 25, 2017 rated it it was ok
Shelves: lgbt-books
First of all, it's way less international than it pretends to be. It's also important to note that it features a bunch of lesbian separatists authors, accompanied with the racism that usually goes hand in hand with that movement. There's also some antisemite and transphobic history revisionism in one text, that i think deserves a warning too.

As usual with a book featuring many different authors, it's pretty hit or miss, ranging from very bad to pretty pleasant. Overall, I still think it's a
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Jan 06, 2014 rated it really liked it
Interesting - sometimes endearing, sometimes annoying, sometimes distasteful, sometimes surprising. I like knowing more about what it was like for the generations of dykes before me. Turns out Bev Jo has been writing hateful things since well before she had social media platforms for that purpose.
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Jul 05, 2008 rated it really liked it
Great follow up to Original Coming Out Stories.
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Julia Penelope was a lesbian feminist author, linguist, and philosopher.

Early in her publishing career she used the name Julia Penelope Stanley.