Tess Joseph: on being a a stroppy stroppy Jewish feminist dyke

Tess Joseph talks about growing up in a small town post-War times, being the only Jew at school and not having the vocabulary to call herself a lesbian. Today she lives in London, works in the equality sector, is an artist and out n’ proud:

“It’s just a question of Being. I feel very comfortable with being Jewish, being a lesbian, being a feminist, being a radical activist, being a campaigner, being a stroppy stroppy stroppy dyke, and just hanging out with my mates and having a good time.”

Read: Transcript of Tess Joseph


Thank you Suzanne Paginton and Dr Simon Mayers for interview and transcription.



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