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Several peti86. Ibid. 87. In France, Le Petit Écho de la mode (1880), Modes et travaux (1919), Le Jardin des modes (1923), MarieClaire (1937). The anglo-saxon examples dominated, with Harper’s Bazaar and Vogue, the French version of which came out in 1920. 88. 47. 34 A Myth is Born: Those Flamboyant Days tions had been submitted to Parliament early in the 19th century in the hope of abolishing this law, without success. However, right up until the 1920s, this taste for cross-dressing was not systematically related to lesbianism.
My mother struck me. They bobbed my hair and by the age of twelve years I had an Eton crop. ”93 In the 1930s, the fashion turned once again toward a more feminine look and lesbians became even more conspicuous. The dresses were more colorful; they were longer, and the contours of the body were accentuated again. Hair remained short, but might be curly, waved or fringed. The only concessions to masculinity were sailor pants, then the beach pyjamas that came out in the 1930s; one might wear them at home, on the beach, in a boat; but they were still strongly associated with homosexuality.
51. Nevertheless, not all the war veterans and victims participated in the movement. At its apogee, in 1930-1932, it had about 3 million members. 25 A History of Homosexuality in Europe his father’s death in combat. Although such an explanation is partial and psychoanalytical, there could be some truth to it. The war was also followed by a steep rise in divorces, a consequence of the long separations during the war and the different courses lives will take; but there was also a rise in the marriage rate.
A History Of Homosexuality In Europe: Berlin, London, Paris 1919-1939 by Florence Tamagne