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Lesbian existence comprises both the breaking of a taboo and the rejection of a compulsory way of life. It is also a direct or indirect attack on the male right of access to women.

 
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Adrienne Rich
Adrienne Rich
  • Born: May 16, 1929
  • Died: March 27, 2012
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Poet

Adrienne Cecile Rich was an American poet, essayist and feminist. She was called "one of the most widely read and influential poets of the second half of the 20th century", and was credited with bringing "the oppression of women and lesbians to the forefront of poetic discourse."

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