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Black. Queer. Southern. Women.An Oral History$
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E. Patrick Johnson

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9781469641102

Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: September 2019

DOI: 10.5149/northcarolina/9781469641102.001.0001

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Being Human Is a Dangerous Thing

Being Human Is a Dangerous Thing

Cherry Hussain

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9 (p.417) Being Human Is a Dangerous Thing
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Black. Queer. Southern. Women.
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E. Patrick Johnson

Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:10.5149/northcarolina/9781469641102.003.0010

Johnson’s appreciation for resilience and forgiveness are evident in this chapter. Cherry Hussain recounts her life story, including her upbringing in Daytona Beach, Florida, her involvement in church as a young person, her first marriage to a man, and her relationship with her wife, Pat. She also discusses her attachment to the term “dyke,” as opposed to lesbian, and gives a brief history of how she began identifying with the label.

Keywords:   Cherry Hussain, lesbian, dyke

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