Originally posted on Sister Outrider:
A brief foreword: this letter was written as an invitation for queer, bisexual, and straight women who call themselves feminist to reflect upon their lesbophobia. ? Dear Roxane, As every woman active in the modern day feminist movement knows, there is a growing schism between queer ideology and sexual politics.…
Labels to compliment Labels to divide Labels to judge And compartmentalise Labels to identify And labels to employ In the end what we have… Is labels that annoy. Yesterday I was called an “earth mother”…a compliment? A judgement? A way to compartmentalise me? What does it mean anyway? I can’t claim an identity I … More Labels
A poem, of sorts, in that it rhymes, addressing gender concerns, identity and rights.
… More Feminist. Mother. Woman.