Dutch women and the Lesbian International

  title={Dutch women and the Lesbian International},
  author={Ann Marie Wilson},
  journal={Women's History Review},
  pages={126 - 153}
  • A. Wilson
  • Published 15 September 2021
  • Sociology, Political Science
  • Women's History Review
ABSTRACT This article examines the work of Dutch women in transnational lesbian organizing during the 1980s and 1990s, with a particular focus on the crucial role they played in establishing the International Lesbian Information Service (ILIS), an early offshoot of the International Gay Association (later ILGA). Drawing upon organizational records, personal papers, and published accounts in the gay and lesbian press, it shows how and why Dutch women became a potent force on the international… 



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