Nestled into Niches: Prefigurative Communities on Lesbian Land

  title={Nestled into Niches: Prefigurative Communities on Lesbian Land},
  author={Sine Anahita},
  journal={Journal of Homosexuality},
  pages={719 - 737}
  • Sine Anahita
  • Published 31 July 2009
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Homosexuality
The contemporary U.S. lesbian land movement, known more recently as the landdyke movement, is analyzed. I argue that landdyke activists are creating a network of communities that are prefigurative and ecofeminist. Based on interviews with 32 activists in the movement, the article describes four aspects of landdyke ecofeminist praxis: developing an emotional and spiritual connection to land; facilitating personal liberation and transformation; living important values through everyday acts; and… 

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