Audre Lorde's Cancer Journals And A Burst Of Light

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In 1970, Lorde and Rollins divorced and she had her first open lesbian relationship with Frances Clayton, with whom she spent the rest of her years. She was publishing her poetry quite often, as her voice was becoming more and more heard.
Unfortunately, Audre Lorde was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1978 at age 44. She suffered a 14 year battle with admirable strength and inspiration. She did not let the disease take over life, but rather she used it to discuss the capabilities and responsibilities of women when it comes to their health and their right to make these decisions. She wrote two volumes discussing her life at this time, Cancer Journals and A Burst of Light.
Overall, Audre’s contributions to the LGBT movement, feminists, people

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