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Cropped flier advertising the grand opening of Womankind Books for September 23, 1977. The butterfly logo is featured on the flier.

A note on language: This site uses the terms queer and LGBTQ interchangeably to represent the many genders and sexualities that exist outside the cis-heteronormative power structure. Some people may feel like neither term describes them, or they may take offense to now reclaimed words that have historically been used as slurs. This is understandable. Please know that the use of the terms is not meant to be harmful; it is an academic and logistical choice. The author of this site encourages people to use the terms that individuals are most comfortable with when interacting with others on a personal level.