Comunidad y afectos en el documental biográfico lesbiano afroamericano: Living with Pride: Ruth C. Ellis @100 (1999)


  • María Platas Alonso Universidade de Vigo


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documental biogràfic, comunitat afroamericana, activisme, feminisme, lesbianisme


L’activisme lesbià de Ruth C. Ellis va tenir una valuosa repercussió en la comunitat afroamericana, que s’estén fins als nostres dies a través del Ruth C. Ellis Center, que dona recer i oportunitats a la comunitat negra adolescent LGTBIQ+. Malgrat la seva dilatada trajectòria i les seves aportacions a la col·lectivitat, la figura de Ruth C. Ellis havia quedat aombrada pel discurs hegemònic. El documental biogràfic realitzat de manera independent per Yvonne Welbon (1999) recull les experiències i actuacions d’Ellis per traslladar el seu llegat a la cultura popular, en un compartir col·lectiu que honra la immensa labor d’hospitalitat, entesa en termes de resistència i transformació social, d’aquesta memorable activista.


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Com citar

Platas Alonso, M. 2023. Comunidad y afectos en el documental biográfico lesbiano afroamericano: Living with Pride: Ruth C. Ellis @100 (1999). Lectora: revista de dones i textualitat. 29 (Oct. 2023), 35–51. DOI: