Download PDF by Kristen Hogan: The Feminist Bookstore Movement: Lesbian Antiracism and

By Kristen Hogan

From the Seventies in the course of the Nineties a couple of hundred feminist bookstores equipped a transnational community that assisted in shaping a few of feminism's most intricate conversations. Kristen Hogan lines the feminist bookshop movement's upward thrust and eventual fall, restoring its radical paintings to public feminist reminiscence. The bookwomen on the center of this story—mostly lesbians and together with ladies of color—measured their luck now not by way of revenue, yet by way of constructing theories and practices of lesbian antiracism and feminist responsibility. At bookstores like BookWoman in Austin, the Toronto Women’s bookshop, and previous better halves’ stories in San Francisco, and within the crucial Feminist bookstall information, bookwomen replaced people’s lives and the realm. In retelling their tales, Hogan not just stocks the movement's instruments with modern queer antiracist feminist activists and theorists, she supplies us a vocabulary, procedure, and legacy for considering via modern feminisms.

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