This past year, we published of a special time stamp in my own life: being an away Black lesbian for 20 years.

This past year, we published of a special time stamp in my own life: being an away Black lesbian for 20 years.

One lesser-known Ebony feminist that is lesbian Ernestine Eckstein, who had been associated with the corporation Ebony ladies Organized for Action (BWOA). BWOA ended up being among the list of Black that is first feminist in america. In 1965, Eckstein ended up being the just Black woman who demonstrated in the picket for homosexual legal rights beyond your White home; she held a sign having said that, “Denial of Equality of chance is Immoral. ” A closeted civil service employee who used a pseudonym for her work in the movement while laying her body and financial stability on the line for gay liberation at the time, Ernestine—whose real name was Ernestine D. (suite…)

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