This zine, "Names other than Lovers" is one part of three in the Romantic Friendships series. I created these resources for the Canadian Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity (CCGSD) to teach youth & educators about the history of women-loving-women. 'Romantic friendships' was a term often given to women in deep emotional and sometimes physical relationships, but this classification was dependent on women's position in society. Racialized and lower-class women were called many other names, and faced greater persecution for their relationships. 
In this zine, you can explore images and terms involved in the history of romantic friendships. The graphic design is meant to evoke the many letters traded between these women in their relationships. On the cover, I've included many of the names or terms given to women-loving-women throughout history. 
Curious about the rest of the series? Download the historical booklet or the reflections booklet​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
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