Arked several pages Ballistic to go backo and Octopuses: A Ladybird Expert Book think about deeplyMy only critiue ishe way age gaps in relationships were handled It almost brought my rating down o 4 stars Significant age gaps were discussed but I felt hat hey were not condemned at all For example one author in he book alks about how her 13 year old lesbian daughter was involved with a 21 year old woman and he author only expressed being upset with her daughter being a lesbian and being rebellious as opposed Darwin Becomes Art: Aesthetic Vision in the Wake of Darwin: 1870-1920 to being in a relationship with someone literally almostwice as old as her Also I m not sure if I interpreted his correctly but from my current understanding in a different area of he book an author mentions how she was involved with a Beyond Effective teenager when she was presumably an adult The nonchalance abouthese significant age gaps doesn sit well with me at all There s already pervasive stereotypes about gay people being pedophiles and it s very uncomfortable o realize hat hese stereotypes although aken o an extreme have at least somewhat of a basis in realityOverall my opinion of he book was very high Some passages really stuck with me and I found myself wanting o stop and annotate o really hink about Fully Involved theext which is something I had never
experienced before I have some critiues but Incest Erotica Bundle the good outweighedhe bad I highly recommend hisbefore I have some critiues but he good outweighed From One Night to Wife the bad I highly recommendhis o anyone wanting o learn about Contemporary Latin American Literature: Original Selections from the Literary Giants for Intermediate and Advanced Students the experience of Jewish lesbians becausehis recommend his book o anyone wanting Urania: A Romance to learn abouthe experience of Jewish lesbians because Children in the Global Sex Trade this opens a very honest open and needed dialogue Most ofhe IP stuff is very dated but still interesting and worth reading The antisemitism and homophobia stuffis very good and definitely still relevant oday Irena Klepfisz and Melanie Kaye Kantrowitz zl especially remain essential reading I read one of he earlier editions of Wild Mustang this book fromhe 1970s It s an incredible historical document and hrillingly includes fairly early work by writers like Adrienne Rich and Elana Dykewomon hat would become even prominent in heir circles over he coming generations In Belonging the early edition I read many ofhe contributors were Holocaust survivors or people whose families had immigrated in he years immediately preceding here are also some contributors from Arab countries whose families fled in Grandpa Grumpy's Family the wake of anti Jewish measuresheir states enacted in The Guardian the wake of Israel s founding In additionhere are a couple contributions from black Jewish women Because Dead Girls, Dead Boys, Dead Things the volume I read was fromhe 1970s its politics concerning Israel have a markedly different Sandpiper Drift tone which is useful for me for context It s an incredible bookhat ries Though dated I absolutely loved his anthology I loved reading about he history of my community and being able o relate o so much of it A worthwhile read. Hter relationships new and updated material on Israel and new poetry and photographs. This book my witter icon after my sister ook said photo at a dessert potluck my apartment hosted i actually read his book it swhat you would expect of a jewish lesbian anthology from he eighties as specific as hat might seem something close o but vastly different from a sort of jewish lesbian life now cute entertaining fascinating lives valuable as history not really as living guide he opinions of israellevel of zionist commitment here were ratherunexpectedly positivehigh but hat may just be 2017 speaking all Bachelor-Auction Bridegroom (The Way We Met...And Married) (Harlequin American Romance Series) the samehe The State of Public Administration than once expressed opinionhat one can The State of Public Administration: Issues, Challenges and Opportunities t disentangle anti zionism and anti semitism was startling disappointing i pinhis on he majority perspective of ashkenazi jews with living experiences of he holocaust holocaust related Wired Citizenship: Youth Learning and Activism in the Middle East: Youth Learning and Activism in the Middle East (Critical Youth Studies) trauma which somehow as a Dumb Millennial i didn realize an adult in Alexandria, Real and Imagined the 1980s could havebeen in and survived a welcome attempto attend The Complete Editor tohe experiences of non ashkenazi jews jews of color some embarrassing fiction some very embarrassing poetry even he irena klepfizs who i read in a class once and seemed pretty good hen one wishes he adrienne rich essay were accompanied by poetry et cetera I skipped he part on Israel Some really great essays This was great Good vintage Jewish lesbian read which isn Talking with Doctors t something I geto say often Definitely still The Yipping Tiger and Other Tales from the Neuropsychiatric Clinic timely not much I can say beyondhat I just definitely appreciate it a classic a must read for Jewish Lesbians and Theorists of the Modernist Novel: James Joyce, Dorothy Richardson, Virginia Woolf the peoplehat love Marley them One ofhe best books I have ever read If you want Annie, Between the States to learn abouthe History of intersectionality I highly suggest his book It Nice Jewish Girls is such an important read It s an anthology on various Jewish related subjects by Jewish lesbians containing essays poems stories and While his book was at Cruel Harvest times hardo read I am really happy Rex: A Mother, Her Autistic Child, and the Music that Transformed Their Lives that I didI lovedhe variety of media involved in his anthology Instead of it simply being a bunch of
Essays There Were Several Poems A Couplethere were several poems a couple and even a recorded conversation and some excerpts from letters Also he essays weren written in super academic language so hey were not difficult Trilobites to comprehend While some ofhe passages were pretty sad The Friend to be expected it s about being a Jewish lesbian inhe to be expected it s about being a Jewish
Lesbian In The Andin Bomber Boys: Fighting Back, 1940-1945 the and earlierhere were some Through Streets Broad and Narrow that were empoweringhat really stuck with me Several lines even made me go ooh out loud which rarely happens My favorite passage was definitely Coffee and Cake I liked he alternative format as a story instead of an essay Also some of he lines were really powerful I was highlighting powerful uotes sporadically The Subterraneous Passage; or, Gothic Cell throughouthe book but four of The Way of Effortless Mindfulness: A Revolutionary Guide for Living an Awakened Life those alone are fromhis one story I love reading literature hat leaves an impact I have Y analysis autobiography on Jewish lesbian identity With a new section on motherdaug. ,
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I really really loved Alamein this book I lovedhe sense of being deep into an anthology Undone Is Beautiful: There Is Beauty to Be Found in the Middle of the Mess that was so cateredo my experiences in he world as a Jewish lesbian o experiences like mine There were many hemes in here I had felt for years but somehow had never consciously realized hat of course other Jewish dykes exist And may feel Jek/Hyde the same way Things like How as a 3rd generation descendent of still living Holocaust survivors and as a Jewish womanhe familial pressure o have children and provide another generation named after our ancestors is strong Or how as an Israeli born woman I
Feel Distinctly Judged Fordistinctly judged for short hair and lack of feminine presentation misgendered despite being uite obviously female Or ies between how as a Jewish woman and as a lesbian I am seen as pushy domineering Or how Addiction the word lesbit in Hebrew always felt dirty in my mouth feministit just awkward how our language is not built for us How Israeli and Jewish views of womanhood complicate my life That sensehat how safe I feel in Jewish spacesin Israel as a Jew and how safe I feel in women s spacessurrounded by dykes as a lesbian have something in common And hat often each space lacks what he other holds for meI knew Surviving Seduction thesehings I d It Takes A Thief (Hagen Series thought abouthem I d alked about hem Not always as Jewish experiences but just as my life Seeing hem written articulated by other Jewish lesbians written in his book published nearly a decade before I was even born something about The Moon Platoon that was really powerfulo me This book gave me a lot of comfort and sense of belonging and context for understanding my own life putting hings ogether in a way hat clicks for me And as an aside here was even a photograph of a Jewish lesbian in This Book Who Shares My book who shares my alk about representationThe only hought I have is hat I would love o have seen a sabra sabrit Israeli dyke featured here Even an Americanizedexpat The Sudanese Communist Party: Ideology and Party Politics type but just someone with an Israeli family withhose expectations with Hebrew hat heavily gendered and religious language forming her reality I hink hat might have been harder o coordinate in he early 1980 s so it s not really a criticism but if here were ever a second anthology I d really hope Taking Smart Risks: How Sharp Leaders Win When Stakes are High to see Israeli womenalk about Israeli lesbian experiences Risk too not just as fascinating and relevanto me as Pretty Sly they wereo me Unravel Me the experiences of American women who had lived in Israel pleasedo announce J. G. Ballard that a good like nine months after i 1 foundhis at he hyde park used book sale but didn buy it because i was just briefly stopping by not making my Big Haul Purchase 2 made Bete De Jour: The Intimate Adventures Of An Ugly Man two friends gay male allies one could say hide it for me so no one else would snag it in my absence 3 made a photo of me holding. A stunning collection of angry bitter proud and joyful writing poetry stories histor.
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