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1972

1972-05-13Lesbian Activism in Paris

At the “Days of Denunciation of Crimes Committed Against Women,” a conference in Paris organized by the French women’s liberation movement, a group of lesbians seized the stage and chanted, “We are dykes, lesbians, depraved and foul. We love other women. We will break our chains. Let us love each other in broad daylight.” Their action brought an unprecedented visibility to lesbians and their issues in the feminist movement in France.

 

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