Tell Him He’s a Cunt from Me
George Orwell, Lesbian Pushback, and the Etymology of the C-Word We Can’t Forget
My photography partner in crime, Jill Posener, once made a lecture on lesbian feminist photography to an undergraduate art history class. As she described various photographers and their subjects, one young man, a student, had a particularly demanding question for her.
"How is it," he said, "that you can say ‘cunt’— every time you r…
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