Making a scene : lesbians and community across Canada, 1964-84 (Book, 2016) []
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Making a scene : lesbians and community across Canada, 1964-84

Making a scene : lesbians and community across Canada, 1964-84

Author: Liz Millward
Publisher: Vancouver : University Of British Columbia Press, 2016.
Series: Sexuality studies series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

A celebratory history of how lesbians "made a scene" by creating places and opportunities to form relationships, debate politics, and build their own culture across Canada.


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Liz Millward
ISBN: 9780774830676 0774830670 9780774830669 0774830662
OCLC Number: 959250258
Description: x, 316 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: IntroductionPart 1: Creating Places1 "The Lesbian, Drinking, Is Never at Her Best": Beer Parlours, Taverns, and Bars2 "No Drugs, No Straights": Members-Only Clubs3 "Let's Decide What We Are - A Drop-In or a Cafe with Entertainment": BuildingsPart 2: Overcoming Geography4 "It Was an Incredible Conference": Getting Together5 "An Event That Is Talked About as Far Away as Toronto": Claiming Public Space6 "Be Daring - Live the Unbelievable and Challenging Life of a Rural Lesbian!": Outside the Big CityConclusionNotesBibliographyIndex
Series Title: Sexuality studies series.
Responsibility: Liz Millward.


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This well-researched study of twenty formative years of lesbian community-building in Canada covers a lot of ground ... Millward has captured the flavor of an era by combining data from previous Read more...

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