A History of the Daughters of Bilitis and the Rights of the Lesbian Rights MovementBook - 2006
Different Daughters chronicles this movement and the women who fought the church and state in order to change not only our nation's perception of homosexuality but how lesbians see themselves. Marcia Gallo has interviewed dozens of former DOB members, many of whom have never spoken on record. Through its leaders, magazine, and network of local chapters, DOB played a crucial role in creating lesbian identity, visibility, and political strategies in Cold War America.
From Library Staff
“Beginning as a tiny San Francisco social club in 1955, the [Daughters of Bilitis or DOB] soon organized local chapters in New York, Los Angeles and beyond, incubating many figures on the lesbian political and literary scene until the organization waned in the 1970s. In this easy, well-ordered re... Read More »