From Nowhere to Everywhere: Lesbian Geographies by Gill Valentine

By Gill Valentine

discover how lesbians became extra seen in our society!

This interesting ebook lines the improvement of lesbian geographies all through background and examines intangible and actual house that's outlined by means of lesbians. via highbrow and strong essays and poems, From Nowhere to all over finds how lesbian identities and existence this day have gotten extra publicly articulated within the city and rural landscape.

Throughout this worthwhile reference you are going to discover visibility and geographical techniques of “public” and “private” house within the place of work, the house, the collage, the road, and the local and the way this house is pointed out by way of things like gown, language, song, and lots of alternative routes. you are going to achieve an insider's examine the various points of lesbian houses, groups, and neighborhoods, together with:

  • the a number of meanings of lesbian houses, relating to race, classification, spiritual, or ethnic identification, and as locations of liberation and oppression as a result of harassment
  • opposing perspectives of lesbians and the myths and stereotypes of lesbians within the East-end and West-end of Vancouver
  • how white, feminist anti-violence activism is getting used in anti-oppression struggles
  • a own geography of harassment
  • an exploration of feminist prototypes, (Salamander, Dryad, Soothsayer, and Virgin), and lesbian interpretations of those archetypes
  • social help, popping out, and dating pride in lesbian couples

    From Nowhere to in all places is a strong selection of essays that marks a breakthrough within the transformation in visibility of lesbian geographies and geographers from nowhere and in all places.

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