Short History of Queer Women


SKU: 9780861542840 Category:
Author: Loehr, Kirsty
Publication Date: 11/08/2022
Publisher: ONEWorld Publications
Binding: Paperback
Media: Book
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Queer women have always existed – let’s put them back in the history books


No, they weren’t ‘just friends’!


Queer women have been written out of history since, well, forever. ‘But historians famously care about women!’, said no one. From Anne Bonny and Mary Read who sailed the seas together disguised as pirates, to US football captain Megan Rapinoe declaring ‘You can’t win a championship without gays on your team’, via countless literary salons and tuxedos, A Short History of Queer Women sets the record straight on women who have loved other women through the ages.


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