Boots of Leather, Slippers of Gold The History of a Lesbian Community

ISBN-10: 0140235507

ISBN-13: 9780140235500

Edition: N/A

Authors: Elizabeth L. Kennedy, Madeline D. Davis

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List price: $23.00
Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Publication date: 3/1/1994
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 464
Size: 5.25" wide x 7.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

"To cover up the truth would be a waste of time": Introduction
"I could hardly wait to get back to that bar": Lesbian Bar Culture in the 1930s and 1940s
"A weekend wasn't a weekend if there wasn't a fight": The Tough Bar Lesbians of the 1950s
"Maybe 'cause things were had to be more friendly": Race and Class in the Lesbian Community of the 1950s
"We're going to be legends, just like Columbus is": The Butch-Fem Image and the Lesbian Fight for Public Space
"Now you get this spot right here": Butch-Fem Sexuality During the 1940s and 1950s
"Nothing is forever": Serial Monogamy in the Lesbian Community of the 1940s and 1950s
"It can't be a one-way street": Committed Butch-Fem Relationships
"In everybody's life there has to be a gym teacher": The Formation of Lesbian Identities and the Reproduction of Butch-Fem Roles
General Index
Index of Narrators
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