2010.54.4496

Dyke Maniffesto
1993
22.75 in HIGH x 17.00 in WIDE
(57.78 cm HIGH x 43.18 cm WIDE)
All Of Us Or None Archive. Gift of the Rossman Family.
2010.54.4496

Bottom edge right has: "HM" handwritten in pencil.

Poster with text in red and black overall. Top of the poster has a red field with red text: "Dyke / Maniffesto", this is overlaid with text in black: "Calling All Lesbians! / Wake Up!". Below the red field the top of the poster has: "It's Time To Get Out Of The Beds, Out Of The Bars And Into The Streets. / It's Time To Seize The Power Of Dyke Love, Dyke Vision, Dyke Anger, Dyke Intelligence, Dyke Strategy. / It's Time To Organize And Incite. It's Time To Get Together And Fight. / We're Invisible, Sisters, And It's Not Safe - Not In Our Homes, Not In The Streets, Not On The Job, Not In The Courts. / Where Are The Out Lesbian Leaders? It's Time For A Fierce Lesbian Movement And That's You: The Role Model, The Vision, The Desire. / We Need You. / Because: We're Not Waiting For The Rapture. We Are The Apocalypse. We'll be your dream and their nightmare.". The center of the poster has the text of the manifesto in three sections: "Lesbian Power", "Lesbian Sex", and "Lesbian Activism". The background has text in large red letters behind the corresponding sections: "Power", "Sex", and "Activism". The bottom of the poster has a list of the top ten Avenger qualities with a row of 5 Lesbian Avengers bomb logos. The bottom edge has a red field with white text: "The Lesbian Avengers. We Recruit." Verso is printed with two pages of text and images from a lesbian newspaper.
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