“On June 25, over 20,000 lesbians marched down Fifth Avenue in the International Dyke March in New York City according to the Lesbian Avengers, the organizers of the event. The police estimated that between 5,000 and 6,000 people attended. On June 26, nine lines about the event appeared in the New York Times. Nothing was mentioned in the W ashington Post…or the Chicago Tribune…or the Los Angeles Times…”
Author(s): Amy C. Branner, Laura Butterbaugh, and April Jackson
Source: Off Our Backs, Vol. 24, No. 8 (august/september 1994), pp. 1-2, 16-17, 20
Lesbian Avengers Handbook cover – designed by Amy Walker, photograph by Caroline Kroon. Further designs created by Carrie Moyer.