The Disappearing L
Erasure of Lesbian Spaces and Culture Bonnie J. Morris - Author
Investigates the rise and fall of US American lesbian cultural institutions since the 1970s.
LGBT Americans now enjoy the right to marry—but what will we remember about the vibrant cultural spaces that lesbian activists created in the 1970s, 80s, and 90s? Most are vanishing from the calendar—and from recent memory. The Disappearing L explores the rise and fall of the hugely popular women-only concerts, festiva...(Read More)
Offers a rare look at the world of Hasidic women activists in the years since World War II, and how they have challenged the rise of American feminism.
"Morris carefully peels the layers of complexity and contradiction surrounding the ultra-Orthodox world in relation to secular society and feminism. Most importantly, she explains the tension between gender and ethnic affiliation in this Hasidic, post-Holocaust context. T...(Read More)