Introducing the Lesbian History Group website and blog
please read the transcript from “Lesbian Ethics Part 4 – Expanding Lesbian feminist communities – Lesbian History Group Event 3/06/2016
Lesbian Ethics. Lesbian History Group Event 3/06/2016
I am going to talk about Lesbian ethics, anti-political lesbians and expanding Lesbian feminist communities.
Because this particular topic has been discussed online in more or less heated debates I want to clarify that my position here is a political one, I am after deconstructing an ideology, not individual women who recognise themselves under that name
I am going to discuss here where the “born this way” narrative is coming from, what it is doing to women who are not “born this way” lesbians, what impact it has on women’s ability to access a political awareness of sexuality and their sexuality, the impact it has on women ability to reach a stage of self determination and the impact it has a the wider movement. And how this particular rhetoric seems to prevent a sense of lesbian…
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