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Aoife

Witty Little Knitter

I read fantasy, crime, true crime, lgbt-romance and books written by my favourite comedians. List not necessarily complete.
Sometimes I write for Bibliodaze

Currently reading

Stephen and Matilda
Jim Bradbury
Progress: 52/262 pages
Krieg und Frieden
Michael Grusemann, Leo Tolstoy
Progress: 579/1024 pages

Bibliodaze Post: Dead Lesbians Versus None At All: A Brief History of Lesbian Pulp Fiction.

"The doomed consequences of homosexuality described in the sex hygiene lectures were common features in the lesbian pulp novels, which rose in popularity throughout the post-war era of the 50s and 60s. Their covers were typical pulp stylings – gorgeous women, suspicious glances, lurid colours and titles that would fit in at home with an after-school special or a porno: No Adam For Eve, The Third Sex, Take a Lesbian to Lunch, and of course, Satan Was a Lesbian. Gay male equivalents did exist but were less numerous, although many of them followed the same tropes as their lesbian counterparts."

 

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