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Ephemera - Bisexuality [Conference Paper], Radicalesbian Conference, Sorrento, Victoria, 6-8 July 1973

From the Collection of Australian Lesbian and Gay Archives PO Box 124 Parkville 3052 Victoria

Size
A4
Object Registration
Ephemera Collection
Keywords
radicalesbians, bisexuality
Historical information
The attached paper was presented to the Radicalesbian Conference held in Sorrento over the weekend of 6-8 July 1973. Barb Creed presented this paper written by Barb, June, and Jenny. As Chris Sitka notes in her history of the Radicalesbians, the paper was easily the most controversial of the Conference, generating a significant amount of hostility. The implication that many drew from the paper was that 'bisexuality was the really non-sexist form of relating because only bisexuality was breaking down gender divisions.' Participants subsequently highlighted their resentment towards the paper as stemming from the 'fact that we were reclaiming our lesbianism... Meanwhile bisexuals were only trying to reap the privileges of heterosexuality while enjoying benefits of lesbianism.'
When Made
1973
Made By
Radicalesbians (Creator)
Last updated
20 Mar 2019 at 2:10PM