Published March 1st by Penguin Books first published Jul 31, Kim Green rated it really liked it. There are reasons why it does so, mostly related to how, at the time, if you wished to be openly lesbian you had bars you could go to and. Limited in scope because of its academic genesis, it's still a fascinating study of daily life in a particular community. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Femmes chose to be with women despite the fact that it would have been far easier for them to "disappear" into straight society. Oct 02, Jasmin rated it really liked it Shelves: academic.
Aylin. Age: 25.
Some were young and naive to the community others were older and acted as mentors to the newcomers of the community.
Mariah. Age: 32.
How to spot a lesbian...or not!
They kept their true identities hidden from family and at times, the law. The specificity here is also just such a gift; they're so careful to pay attention to what makes this site, and the narrators within this site, important to pay attention to. At least if you were white. It is very academic, but worth reading slowly to savor every element.