Fag Hag

by Lola Miesseroff
Fag Hag
  • ISBN-13: 9798887440118
  • Author(s): Lola Miesseroff
  • Subject: BMH
  • Publisher: Pm Press
  • Imprint: Pm Press E Books
  • Publication Date: 28-09-2023
  • Format: Electronic book text

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Lola Miesseroff's childhood certainly predisposed her to be a rebel. She was born in Marseilles in 1947 to immigrant parents, her mother a Russian-Jewish social worker, her father an Armenian-Russian with a sandpaper-making workshop in sheds left behind by the Americans. The family ran and lived in a nudist colony, a place where the men were allowed to be feminine, the women masculine. Hers was what she calls a 'degendered' childhood: 'I never suffered from identity problems. There were two genocides in my background, one Jewish, the other Armenian, and my education was Russophone, naturist and libertarian, not least with respect to love and sex. In other words, we were marginal in every possible way.' Lola's picaresque memoir Fag Hag tracks her peregrinations through what she calls the 'Outer Left' - always deeply committed and involved in women's liberation, sexual liberation, gay, and LBGTQ liberation - yet always on the fringe of formal organizations (or driven there) because of h
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Lola Miesseroff's childhood certainly predisposed her to be a rebel. She was born in Marseilles in 1947 to immigrant parents, her mother a Russian-Jewish social worker, her father an Armenian-Russian with a sandpaper-making workshop in sheds left behind by the Americans. The family ran and lived in a nudist colony, a place where the men were allowed to be feminine, the women masculine. Hers was what she calls a 'degendered' childhood: 'I never suffered from identity problems. There were two genocides in my background, one Jewish, the other Armenian, and my education was Russophone, naturist and libertarian, not least with respect to love and sex. In other words, we were marginal in every possible way.' Lola's picaresque memoir Fag Hag tracks her peregrinations through what she calls the 'Outer Left' - always deeply committed and involved in women's liberation, sexual liberation, gay, and LBGTQ liberation - yet always on the fringe of formal organizations (or driven there) because of h

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