Barbara Grier, lesbian icon, publisher and activist, died Thursday of heart disease. She was 78.
The Associated Presss reports:
Barbara Grier, co-founder of the lesbian publishing company Niaid Press, is dead. She was 78.
Grier’s partner in life and business, Donna McBride, said she died of cancer Thursday at a Tallahassee hospital.
Tallahassee-based Niaid was best known for publishing “Lesbian Nuns: Breaking Silence” in 1985.
Fifty-one former or current nuns contributed to the book. It described relationships in their religious communities that sometimes turned into love affairs.
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