A clear and compelling account of the women s movement in the sixties and seventies and the ay and lesbian movement in the eighties on in the form of a memoir. Colorful charismatic magnetic and brilliant are just a few of the words used to describe Ivy Bottini a woman who was at the forefront of the National Organization of Women NOW movement and the second wave of feminism She helped found the New Yo.
O helped shape the LGBT and Women s rights movements in the 60s 70s and beyond The voice in which the book is told is personal straightforward and pulled me alon. Nsformation courage activism love and sacrifice It’s also an insider’s view and a model for activism from a leader in two of the most important liberation movements of the past half century women’s liberation and ay and lesbian liberatio.
Of an a A powerful personal look at an un aplogetic leader of the women s and lgbta movement This book is a funny and heartfelt memoir of a remarkable woman wh. Rk chapter of NOW and in 1969 designed the organization’s logo which is still used today She then moved to Los Angeles and became an LGBT activist This is Ivy’s story in her own words an inspirational and educational story of personal tra.