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Fire-Eating Dykes: 90s Look Back... and Dish... with Lesbian Avengers (NYC)

  • LGBT Center New York, NY (map)

A Conversation on 90s Activism and Lessons for Today with Lesbian Avenger Founders and Members

Join veteran and founding members of the Lesbian Avengers to celebrate our 25th anniversary. The Lesbian Avengers were a direct-action organization focused on lesbian survival and visibility, founded in 1992 in New York City with longtime lesbian activists Ana Simo, Sarah Schulman, Maxine Wolfe, Anne-christine d'Adesky, Marie Honan, and Anne Maguire.

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With a digital photography exhibit and banners as our background, we'll have a roundtable discussion of the legacy of the Avengers and other 90s movements and organizing and how it has impacted our current activism.

Some of the Lesbian Avengers present will include Marlene Colburn, Carolina Kroon, Kelly Cogswell, Lorna Gottesman, Valarie Walker, Anne-christine d'Adesky, Gail Dottin, Hadar Dubowsky Ma'Ayan, Ann Stott, Cindra Feuer, Valerie Kaye, Rachel Shearer, and Caroline Buckler.

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