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AUTHOR: Shane L. Windmeyer and Pamela W. Freeman
PUBLISHER: Alyson Publications
LANGUAGE: English
COUNTRY: USA
DATE: 2000
PRINTING: First
PAGES: 336
ISBN:
1555835880

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Publisher’s Description

The first-person accounts of 25 women stand as a powerful and courageous collective effort to address the traditionally homophobic and heterosexist atmosphere within sororities and gain greater understanding of the true nature of sisterhood in Secret Sisters: Stories of Being Lesbian and Bisexual in a College Sorority.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgement
Editor’s Note
About the Lambda 10 Project
Inter/National Sorority Chapter Listing
Uppercase Greek Alphabet
Foreward
by Sheila James Kuehl
Introduction by Nancy J. Evans
QUESTIONING
— In Your Eyes by Kristin H. Griffith
— Never, Never Land by Elana Mendelson
— Anchor of Denial by K. P. Brown
— Mistaken Identity by Nancy Haver
— I Have a Sister by Liz Garibay and Sandie Bass
— Better Late Than Never by Kristine L. Abney
ANGER, FEAR AND REJECTION
— The Club by Jane Barnes
— One Heart, One Way by Mollie M. Monahan
— Nightmare of a National Officer by Carolyn
— The Back Steps by Tiffany Hendrix
— On Trial by Ali Cannon
— PanHELLenic Experience by Helen Harrell
— A Chance to Reject by Chris Hampton
— Belong to Myself by Jennifer “Smitty” Smith
SISTERLY LOVE AND FRIENDSHIP
— And Then I Kissed a Woman by E. Guzik
— Who I Am by by “Christina Galabres”
— More Than a Token Lesbian by Dianne Catalano
— A Quiet Acceptance by Katie Stuckemeyer
— Sharing My Secret by Michelle Fouts
— My Sister, My Love by “Jessi Opynth”
— Unconditional Love by “Marie Baker”
OUT AND PROUD
— In Pursuit of Ani DiFranco by Lindsay Hey
— It’s Nice To Have a Dyke Around the House by Erin A. Lawson
— Truth or Dare by Kelly Steelman
— Out Greek Leader by “Sheryl Solomon”
— The True Test by Sara Sperling
— The Food Chain by E. Plemons
— Sisterhood by Krista Dunbar
— Rushing Out by Leanna L. Heritage
STRAIGHT SISTERS’ PERSPECTIVES
— Friend for Life by Jessie Strauss
— Unnaturally Close by Selene Jones
CONCLUSION by Shane L. Windmeyer and Pamela W. Freeman
INTERVENTIONS AND RESOURCES
— How to Use Stories as an Educational Tool
— Meaning of Sisterhood Concentric Circle Exercise
— How Homophobia Hurts Sisterhood
— What Do You Do When You Learn a Sister is a Lesbian or Bisexual?
— Creating a Greek Safe Zone Ally Program contributed by Regina Young Hyatt
— Because the Bible Tells Me So… contributed by Rebecca Jimenez and Douglass Bauder
— Dealing with Sororities and Sexual Orientation contributed by Teresa L. Hall
— Responding to a Tragedy of Homophobia contributed by Sonia ImMasche
— Checklist for Climate of Acceptance
— Questions, Policy Statements, and Resolutions Affirming Diversity
— Out & Online: Being Gay and Greek Resources
— It’s All Gay and Greek to Me: Definitions of Commonly Used Gay and Greek Terminology
About the Editors

Library Notes

Clean paperback, yellowed pages. Envelope & card inside front cover.
Former property of The Office of Greek Life and Experiential Learning at Schine Student Center.