Heterosexuality is a die-hard custom through which male-supremacist institutions insure their own perpetuity and control over us. Women are kept, maintained and contained through terror, violence, and the spray of semen...[Lesbianism is] an ideological, political and philosophical means of liberation of all women from heterosexual tyranny.

— Cheryl Clarke

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For a woman to be a lesbian in a male-supremacist, capitalist, misogynist, racist, homophobic, imperialist culture, such as that of North America, is an act of resistance.

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So, all of us would do well to stop fighting each other for our space at the bottom, because there ain't no more room.

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The woman who takes a woman lover lives dangerously in patriarchy.

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