"Whatever is unnamed, undepicted in images, whatever is omitted from biography, censored in collections of letters, whatever is misnamed as something else, made difficult-to-come-by, whatever is buried in the memory by the collapse of meaning under an inadequate or lying language- this will become, not merely unspoken, but unspeakable."
— 'It Is the Lesbian in Us…', Adrienne Rich, 1976, in On Lies, Secrets and Silence: Selected Prose 1966-1978
, Virago, London, 1979. (via insufficientmind
"It’s enough for me to be sure that you and I exist at this moment."