From the ancient poet Sappho to tombois in contemporary
Indonesia, women throughout history and around the globe have
desired, loved, and had sex with other women. In beautiful prose,
Sapphistries tells their stories, capturing the
multitude of ways that diverse societies have shaped female
same-sex sexuality across time and place.
Leila J. Rupp reveals how, from the time of the very earliest
societies, the possibility of love... more...