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Barbara J. Love

  • Once a woman is known as a Lesbian, both she and society often feel that no other fact about her can rival the sexual identification. ... No matter what a Lesbian achieves, her sexuality will remain her primary identity.

    • Barbara J. Love,
    • in Sidney Abbott and Barbara Love, Sappho Was a Right-On Woman ()
  • If Lesbians were purple, none would be admitted to respected places. But if all Lesbians suddenly turned purple today, society would be surprised at the number of purple people in high places.

    • Barbara J. Love,
    • in Sidney Abbott and Barbara Love, Sappho Was a Right-On Woman ()

Barbara J. Love, U.S. writer, feminist, activist

(1937)