“Last Lesbian Standing: Language, Community-Building, and the Meaning of the Universe, 25 years after the Lesbian Avengers”

Event time: 
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 5:30pm
Event description: 

“Last Lesbian Standing:
 Language, Community-Building, and the Meaning of the Universe, 25 years after the Lesbian Avengers”

Lecture by Kelly Cogswell

5:30 p.m. / Nov. 7 / SG58

A founding member of the Lesbian Avengers and organizer of the first-ever Dyke March, Kelly Cogswell will share clips from the 1993 documentary film Lesbian Avengers Eat Fire Too, and talk about the state of the global lesbian nation, including the impact of changing language, perceptions of gender, and why we still need a lesbian movement. Kelly Cogswell is co-founder of The Gully online magazine and author of Eating Fire: My Life as a Lesbian Avenger, a Lammy Award finalist.

Sponsored by Wallace-Sexton LGBT Studies Fund.

Open to: 
General Public