Nestled into Niches: Prefigurative Communities on Lesbian Land

@article{Anahita2009NestledIN,
  title={Nestled into Niches: Prefigurative Communities on Lesbian Land},
  author={Sine Anahita},
  journal={Journal of Homosexuality},
  year={2009},
  volume={56},
  pages={719 - 737}
}
  • Sine Anahita
  • Published 31 July 2009
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Homosexuality
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