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BY ON November 11, 2014


Angie sure filled out that suit.

Call for Papers: Signs Special Issue: “Pleasure and Danger: Sexual Freedom and Feminism in the Twenty-First Century”: deadline for submissions is April 1, 2015 for Autumn 2016 publication. Go here for the full call and for submission instructions.

Planning a trip to Philadelphia? Consider July 2-5, when the city, in conjunction with the National Parks Service, will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the queer protests outside Independence Hall.

On the blogs: Evan Smith, a historian of the British Left over at Hatful of History, has a new post on “The Communist Party and the debate over gay rights.” HT: Nursing Clio.

Cold War Undercover Lesbians: On Sunday November 16 at 3 pm, The Lesbian Herstory Archives presents author Lisa Davis discussing Angela Calomiris (“The FBI’s Lesbian”) and her work as a government informant embedded in the American Communist Party. For full information on this event, go here. (Update: keep your eyes peeled for an upcoming OutHistory feature by Davis on this reactionary butch!)


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