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Herstory
Glossary Of Terms


DEFINITION:

1. The experiences and accomplishments of women, especially as seen in a historical context.
2. The composite of experiences making up a woman's life.
PRONUNCIATION:
her·sto·ry • (noun)
EXAMPLES:
The women's support group was in the habit of sharing personal herstories in order to create stronger personal bonds.
ELSEWHERE ON THE WEB:
Lesbian Herstory Articles
Excellent listing of historical lesbian events.

Lesbian Activism in Los Angeles
Yolanda Retter expands on her original dissertation titled "On The Side Of Angels: Lesbian Activism in Los Angeles, 1970-1990."

Austin Gay-Lesbian Activism
A good source of information in the Austin area from 1968 to 1983.



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