Lesbian Avengers and the Art of Being a Superhero

The Lesbian Avengers were an early 1990s direct action group dedicated to lesbian empowerment and visibility. They ate fire, too! Lesbian Avenger, journalist and author Kelly Cogswell will discuss the group's history and tactics, and show clips from the famed filmmaker Su Friedrich's rarely shown documentary on the Avengers.

Co-Sponsored by:
Rutgers-Newark's Women's & Gender Studies Program, Department of History, Institute on Ethnicity, Culture, and the Modern Experience, Political Science Department, American Studies Program, LGBTQ and Diversity Resource Center, and Department of Arts, Culture, and Media.