Audre Lorde Pt. 1

Audre Lorde called herself a "black feminist lesbian mother poet warrior," but for a lot of people, she's best known for the "poet" part. She was way ahead of her time on a lot of social fronts, including feminism, gay rights, and the sexual revolution.

From left to right, Audre Lorde, Meridel Lesueur and Adrienne Rich. Photo by K. Kendall via Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 License

Topics in this Podcast: literary history, teachers, women's rights, 20th century, Caribbean history, biographies, poets, Audre Lorde, Mental illness, American history, women, LGBTQ history, black history, LGBTQIA history, U.S. history