Lesbian chic 1920 s
Lillian Faderman: I want to talk today about what I call “lesbian chic” in the s. It's actually a chapter in the book that I've almost finished that Columbia.
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Description:Share this article Share Smith was also apparently known to have once yelled at a girlfriend: And being 'in the life' was a way of saying same-sex activity. Mr Philipson emphasizes that he doesn't want to 'overplay the significance' of the lyrics in three of Bessie Smith's songs that have references to lesbianism and homosexuality. Gertrude 'Ma' Rainey right , who came to be known as the Mother of the Blues, hinted at her sexuality in her lyrics: Talk to the gals just like any old man' Secret: Women like Waters pictured circa expressed their sexuality 'under the cover of night,' explains Mr Philipson, adding: