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Link: “Phyllis Papps and Francesca Curtis came out on national TV in 1970. Their actions changed Australia forever”

Original post found at: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-03-15/phyllis-papps-francesca-curtis-lesbian-activists-share-story/13234670

Viv and I watched the documentary that this article summarises last night. It’s truly flooring that not so long ago – 1970 is certainly within my parents' memories – lesbians had to ensure such vitriol and even psychiatric abuse. Such brave women. And as much as things have changed, of course, we know there’s yet more work to do.

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