Quotes by Audre Lorde

About Audre Lorde:

Audre Lorde was a Caribbean-American writer, radical feminist, womanist, lesbian, and civil rights activist. One of her most notable efforts was her activist work with Afro-German women in the 1980s. She spoke on issues surrounding civil rights, feminism, and oppression. Her work gained both wide acclaim and wide criticism, due to the elements of social liberalism and sexuality presented in her work and her emphasis on revolution and change. She died of breast cancer in 1992, at the age of 58.

Author Bio

  • NameAudre Lorde
  • DescriptionWriter and activist
  • BornFebruary 18, 1934
  • DiedNovember 11, 1992
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionLibrarian; Poet; Novelist; Writer; Author
  • AwardsLambda Literary Award