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By Liz Millward

within the Sixties, a younger and bold lesbian stream all started taking form in Canada. After many years of being pathologized, disparaged, or erased from public view, lesbians have been able to make a scene – either via calling cognizance to themselves and by way of growing locations to return jointly and forge their very own tradition. Making a Scene tells this tale, revisiting the areas lesbians created throughout rural and concrete Canada, from actual destinations, reminiscent of bars, bookstores, and individuals’ golf equipment, to ephemeral websites, comparable to meetings, fairs, and protest marches. Enriched with interviews, this quantity captures the exuberance and demanding situations of this transformational period.

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