Lesbianism in the 1920s and 1930s: A Newfound Study

  title={Lesbianism in the 1920s and 1930s: A Newfound Study},
  author={V. Bullough and B. Bullough},
  journal={Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society},
  pages={895 - 904}
  • V. Bullough, B. Bullough
  • Published 1977
  • Psychology
  • Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society
  • Because lesbianism has been much less studied than male homosexuality, much less is known about the female homosexual than the male. There are many reasons for the paucity of studies. One of the most obvious is that most past researchers in sexuality have been men, in no position to research the topic fully. Another explanation is that lesbians, never the object of the same type of legal persecution as their male counterparts, have been less likely to interest authorities. Most of the laws… CONTINUE READING
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