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Bilitis

putative singer of Sapphic lyrics. [Fr. Lit.: Les Chansons de Bilitis, NCE, 1621]
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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A Thousand Births, as the performance is called, is set to Debussy's Chansons de Bilitis, a collection of erotic classical songs and so, a subtle eroticism will be present, mainly through the dancing yet also including a slight melancholic undertone with moments of light humour.
Sampson is equally at home in French repertoire with Koechlin and Debussy's songs about the courtesan Bilitis subtle and airy, as is Middleton's accompaniment.
The billboard is a project funded by the European Commission - "Together for the rights of LGBTI people in Bulgaria", says Monika Pisankaneva, one of the experts who worked on it, who is an activist at the Resource Center - ''Bilitis'' Foundation and one of the organizers of Sofia Pride ".
No obstante sus raices cubanas, Alma muestra una preferencia por la lengua y la cultura paternas: escribe sus versos en frances, se inspira en la literatura europea, y poetiza un mundo extrano y sensual que acaso remite a la Bilitis de Pierre Louys y a Safo mas que a sus maestros cubanos.
The bar also pays homage to both Hay and the community he fostered, which, along with the lesbian organization Daughters of Bilitis, gave refuge to queers before the fabulous movements of the 1960s and '70s.
It follows that Juliet reflects upon the historical implications of this for women of color as a subgroup of an already silenced sector of society: "I wonder if the Daughters of Bilitis were all white women" (2016, 164).
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. My research is part of a project to compile the first comprehensive anthology of LGBTQ Jewish history, with more than 100 primary texts ranging from late antiquity until 1969.
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.S.
An archive of anecdotes: Raising lesbian consciousness after the Daughters of Bilitis. Rhetoric Society Quarterly, 43, 22-45.