Lesbian Pulp Fiction Type
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Contested in the U.S.A and Canada by the National Organization for Decent Literature.
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"It seemed innocent enough, at first. Just a gentle kiss on the cheek and an affectionate caress from her college roommate, Myra. But beautiful, passionate Gale found herself growing more and more excited
and then a strange frenzy seized her...And then it was too late. When Gale married it seemed that this unnatural was forgotten. Then she found her husband in bed with another woman. Heartbroken, aching now for love, Gale returned to her old college as a teacher. Like some ghost from the past, Myra was suddenly there. Hardly before Gale realized what she was doing, wild days and nights followed. Myra held her spellbound like a moth hypnotized by flame. There seemed to be no turning back. Finally Gale made her decision. She embarked on one of the strangest quests any woman has ever undertaken. She would find a man, any man, who would give her the kind of love she needed and demanded. Wantonly, she had affairs with men teachers and male students. And in fighting back, Myra pulled Gale down to the lowest depths. You'll hang on every word of this woman's fight to raise herself from the deepest shame. You'll know what it is to enter the erotic, unnatural world of strange desires." -Back cover
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A woman is shown sitting in profile on a bed in the foreground, towards the bottom of the image. She has short brown hair and is dressed in a light blue, long-sleeved blouse with orange stripes, a red sash around her waist, and red leggings. She holds a cigarette in her left hand, and her right-hand rests on her bent left knee. Her face is slightly turned toward the reader, yet her eyes glance to her left, where another woman stands in the background. The standing woman is blonde with curly hair to her shoulders who stands in profile to the right of the image, her body facing away from the other woman but with her head and eyes turned toward her. She is wearing black lace panties and seems to be either dressing or undressing, the garment covering only part of her head and chest, left hand raised holding it over her head, right hand at chest level. The scene is lit from the front left.
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Villanova, Richard, “Her woman,” The Lesbian Pulp Fiction Collection @ Mount Saint Vincent University, accessed December 5, 2023, https://msvulpf.omeka.net/items/show/732.