The Lesbian Historic Motif Project: Catherine Vizzani

The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast

Episode 6 – Catherine Vizzani

This is the exciting and somewhat surprising story of an 18th century Italian woman who received a surprising level of acceptance for her sexual orientation, both from her parents and from an employer.

In this episode we talk about

  • The outline of Catherine Vizzani’s life
  • Readings from the English translation of her biography, in all their 18th century glory

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The Lesbian Historic Motif Project lives here

The full text of the 1755 English translations of Catherine Vizzani’s biography can be found here

This topic is discussed in one or more entries of the Lesbian Historic Motif Project here 

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