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Bilitis

putative singer of Sapphic lyrics. [Fr. Lit.: Les Chansons de Bilitis, NCE, 1621]
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The book investigates scholarsAE uses of archival items such as photos, love letters, posters, newsletters, and buttons, focusing on three archives: the Daughters of Bilitis, the Lesbian Herstory Archives, and the June L.
In the course of my research into LGBTQ Jewish history last year, I came across an essay titled "The Homosexual Ghetto," published in 1965 in The Ladder, the magazine of the influential lesbian organization The Daughters of Bilitis.
Tuesday's performance will range from Sibelius' Karelian-induced songs to the Ancient Greek eroticism of Debussy's Bilitis songs, which were inspired by the famed courtesan from Cyprus and disciple of Sappho; from the dark Cuban sensuality of Montsalvatge's Canciones negras through the Andalusian passion of de Falla's Canciones Populares Espanolas, to Berio's highly virtuosic Four Folk Songs.
She sets Grier's life against a vividly sketched backdrop that includes the popularity of the mass-market paperback novel, the evolution of the early lesbian organization Daughters of Bilitis (DOB), and the rise of the women-in-print movement.
She also co-founded the Daughters of Bilitis, the first lesbian organization in the U.
Together for 55 years, Lyon and Martin helped found the first lesbian civil rights group, Daughters of Bilitis, and edited the lesbian publication, The Ladder, in the 1960s.
Rocasolano addresses Poveda's imitation of Pierre Louys's Chanson de Bilitis (1894) ("El caso de Alma Rubens" 8).
While the analyses give short shrift to vocal music--compact references to Debussy's Chansons de Bilitis (1896-1898) and Ravel's L'heure espagnole (1907-1909) notwithstanding--Bhogal's nuanced observations enable us to hear familiar works with new ears.
53) Also during this period, transgender lesbian folk-singer Beth Eliott became vice-president of the San Francisco Lesbian Group Daughters of Bilitis.
The pieces are in a style similar to Ravel's Chansons madecasses or Debussy's Chansons de Bilitis and are suitable for the advanced singer.