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Lesbian icon Lisa Power explains how AIDS crisis healed rift between lesbians and gay groups

The storied LGBTQ+ veteran told PinkNews that while the pivotal changes established by groups like Stonewall and Switchboard for both the lesbian and queer groups could only have been achieved by working together, stories being told today don’t paint the full picture.

“All anyone ever thinks about is, first of all, AIDS, and then section 28,” Lisa said. 

“In fact, there was a hell of a lot that went on that led to Section 28 and the rise of Stonewall.

“There is a story to be told of the insistence of lesbians to be taken seriously within the LGBTQ+ movement and to have our issues taken on board.

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