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By Nancy Manahan,Rosemary Keefe Curb

Out of print for 2 many years, Lesbian Nuns: Breaking Silence, the explosive foreign best-seller, is again with a brand new foreword reading the extraordinary influence it had at the lesbian group and mainstream tradition. In new afterwords, the co-editors show how the booklet got here to be and what occurred to their lives whilst, for the 1st time in background, a lesbian publication from a small writer went mainstream.

Each nun in those tales describes her person and searing course in, or out of, the convent to find and face the reality of herself. nonetheless myth-shattering, the tales remind us of the braveness required to live—and love—in congruence with our genuine selves.

"Oblivious to the controversies that surrounded the preliminary e-book of Lesbian Nuns: Breaking Silence, whether or not they originated in the Catholic Church or the lesbian feminist flow, millions of readers around the many years have embraced the e-book and located their lives replaced through its message of empowerment." - Joanne E. Passet, Ph.D., Professor of historical past, Indiana college East

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