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Born to a Lebanese American father and a Laguna Pueblo-Sioux mother in Albuquerque in 1939, Paula Gunn Allen was an American writer whose poems, scholarly work, and novels explored the intersectionality of feminism, sexuality, and Native American heritage.

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Dorothy Allison is an American writer from South Carolina whose writing focuses on class struggle, sexual abuse, child abuse, feminism and lesbianism.

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June Arnold was an American novelist and publisher.

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Beth Brant, 1941-2015, is a poet and essayist from Ontario, Canada. As a Mohawk woman, she also went by the names Degonwadonti and Kaieneke'hak. Her works center around lesbianism, domestic violence, and racial tensions for native representation.

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Born in Kingston, Jamaica and raised in New York, Michelle Cliff was a Jamaican-American writer whose short stories, novels, and essays explored race, gender, sexuality, and post-colonialism.

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Joan Drury was an American novelist, book publisher, book seller, and philanthropist.

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Leslie Feinberg was an American butch lesbian, transgender activist, communist, and author. Feinberg authored Stone Butch Blues in 1993.

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Author of Such is My Beloved

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Terri Lynn Jewell was an American author, poet and Black lesbian activist.

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Cherríe Moraga is a Chicana writer, feminist activist, poet, essayist, and playwright.

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Joan Nestle is a Lambda Award winning writer and editor and a founder of the Lesbian Herstory Archives, which holds, among other things, everything she has ever written.

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Author of Call Me Lesbian: Lesbian Lives, Lesbian Theory

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Author of In This Morning

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Author of I am a Lesbian

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Kitty Tsui is a Cantonese-American author, poet, actor, and bodybuilder.

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Born in Colombia and raised in Miami, Florida, tatiana de la tierra was a bilingual and bicultural writer, exploring issues of Latina identity, sexuality, and social activism.

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