Category Archives: 1980s

Working It: The First Sexual Harassment Post or “Yes, His Name Was Dick”

But the idea of more, such as a rape, seemed inconceivable. We were standing in the middle of a supermarket with cereal and produce and frozen peas right outside the walls. The florescent lights were bright as hell. Continue reading

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‘Who Would Choose Such a Difficult Life If They Were Normal?’

‘Who Would Choose Such a Difficult Life If They Were Normal?’ – http://www.huffingtonpost.com/cindy-zelman/who-would-choose-such-a-d_b_3531091.html

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A sliver of women’s history for Women’s History Month: coming out

When I came out as a lesbian in 1986 it was a quiet event that I shared with a few friends. I didn’t tell my family, who exhibited signs of homophobia. Dad: That good for nothing Howie killed his mother, … Continue reading

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