Joseph Priestley District Meeting Keynote by Lucile Longview
Lucile introduces her remarks with: I agreed to speak today as an “outsider” from my “outsider” point of view and my “outsider” experience. By “outsider:’ I mean outside the institutional heirarohy. Most feminists realize that all women are outsiders in our culture whether we play roles in the institution or not. I speak of “outsiderness” with pride. Women are cultivating outsider knowledge and are bringing into existence a feminist theology which. like liberation theology, reflects the oonsciousness of the unseen–of the powerless.
The following talk was given at TOP, and covers many of the same important psychological states Lucile experienced as she continued expressing her feminist awakening.