Hypatia 13 (1):198 - 205 (1998)
AbstractCheshire Calhoun argues that thinking of lesbians as a subcategory of women provides an insufficient basis for considering key differences between lesbians and straight women, and that these politically significant differences are therefore erased by theories and politics that take the subject of feminism to be women. Here I look closely and critically at Calhoun's own account of lesbian differences, and argue that sexual desire, while complicated, ought to remain central in any such account.
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The Gender Closet: Lesbian Disappearance under the Sign "Women".Cheshire Calhoun - 1995 - Feminist Studies 21 (1):7.