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In the 1980's, a disparate group of lesbians living

in the Bible Belt of Southwestern Virginia

came together and created a community for like-minded women.

    

This slice of lesbian history is told through the voices and anecdotes

of the organizers and others who joined the fun. 

   THE UNLIKELY STORY
   OF THE LESBIANS OF 
 FIRST FRIDAY
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When First Friday pushed open the closet door, a vibrant community sprang out.

The events they planned were varied, always fun, and

provided a social life for hundreds of women who were living double lives.

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While a documentary tells the story of its subject, there is often 

more material than can be used in the final version.

  

The following clips didn't make it into the doc but are worth sharing none the less.

      Monster Mary                Catherine

Pam Cobbett tells the story of one of the more outrageous projects she pulled off:

the creation of a Wizard of Oz-type contraption that would  fill in for the Retreat's spiritual director, Sister MC.