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Last night on my Twitter feed, there were some big discussions about lesbians and feminism in Spain. I can’t really weigh into those debates in Spanish but what I can do is compile a history from various documents I have about lesbians and feminism in Spain. This piece is not very cohesive because what it […]
Felipe González: 1982 and 1986: Feminism, lesbianism feminism, feminist lesbianism and lesbian separatism
Both in Spain and around the world, lesbians found themselves displaced; they were ignored by both feminists and by an increasingly misogynistic and patriarchal gay and trans liberation movement in the 1980s. Neither group were willing to address the specific needs of female homosexuals. Consequently, lesbian feminism and lesbian separatist movements began to grow in places like the United States, Germany, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, France and Australia. This shift in nominal earlier inclusiveness would have repercussions throughout this period and to the present day.