Monday, November 27, 2006

lotl stuff

while dykes in the past may have been more interested in demonising lipstick as symbol of patriarchal oppression than clamouring to find out which particular brand Jodie Foster used, it seems nowadays we’re embracing the cult of celebrity with a passion.“I think lesbians are tired of images of themselves as whingeing, militant, marginal, separatist have-nots,” says Merryn Johns, editor of Australia’s national lesbian magazine, LOTL. “They now realise that they are part of the broader society, that assimilation is inevitable, and probably a good thing. Somewhere in the past decade lesbians decided to openly ‘get a life’”.

... Merryn Johns joined LOTL in May 2000 as the Editor. ...

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