The ‘L’ Word in 1990s Bellingham

 “The ‘L’ Word”: Politicized Lesbian Identity in 1990s Bellingham, Washington By Nova Clark  “The L Word” was a volunteer made, alternative newspaper from 1994-1996, distributed in Bellingham, Washington. The paper’s self-proclaimed goal was to serve the “women loving women” community of Whatcom County. The paper was created by a lesbian named Mary, and run entirely…

From Bra-Burners to Bureaucracy

From Bra-Burners to Bureaucracy: The Evolution of Second-Wave Feminism through NOW Newsletters By Alexandria Baker In recent years, the feminist movement has made something of a comeback. While still the cause of narrowed eyes in some parts of the country, it seems the majority of American women now identify at least somewhat with the movement.…