Russo calls the feminist movement to account for their silence on such 'embarrassing' topics as lesbian battering, lesbian pornography, and racism in the feminist movement.
First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Dedication Acknowledgements Part One1. If Not Now, When? Contemporary Feminist Movement to End Violence against Women 2. Lesbians, Prostitutes, Media and Murder: The Violence Against Women and the Violence Women Commit 3. Lesbian and Bisexual Women's Battering: Homophobia, Heterosexism and Violence Part Two: Truth telling 4. Pornography's Stories: Eroticizing Inequality, Hierarchy, and Historical Atrocity 5. Lesbian Porn Stories: Rebellion or Resistance? 6. Sexual Conflicts and Contradictions: Violence, Desire, Autonomy, Freedom Part Three: Interlocking Oppressions 7. Violence By Any Name: A Battered Lesbian Fights for Recognition 8. White Men Can't Kill: Racial Coding of Men's Intimate Violence Against Women 9. Taking Back Our Lives: Expanding Campus Efforts to End Sexual Violence Part Four: 10. The Struggle for Integrity in an Unjust World: Telling Our Stories 11. On Becoming an Antiracist Feminist: Strategies to Recognize and Disrupt White Privilege and Power