Wonderful Westside Women

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Wonderful Westside Women (Women-3) was a lesbian women’s social group geared toward lesbian women living on Cleveland’s West Side. Linda Malicki and Bobbi (last name unknown) formed Wonderful Westside Women in 1985 to provide Cleveland’s West Side women’s community with a “social alternative” to the existing bar-based social scene. Between 1985-1990, Wonderful Westside Women held monthly group meetings in a room rented from the West Shore Unitarian Church (20401 Hilliard Boulevard, Rocky River). W-3 relied on small donations from members to cover rental costs and to fund group activities and outings, including picnics, outings, dinners, lectures, workshops, parties, and other social events.

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  • “W-3 Events.” Gay People’s Chronicle. May 1986. Page 7.
  • “West Side Women to Organize.” Gay People’s Chronicle. September 1985.
  • “West Side Women Picnic.” Gay People’s Chronicle. October 1985. Page 6.
  • “Women-3.” Gay People’s Chronicle. June 1986. Page 6.
  • “Women-3.” Gay People’s Chronicle. August 1986. Page 6.
  • “Women-3 Announces Events.” Gay People’s Chronicle. November 1985. Page 6.
  • “Womens-3 Events.” Gay People’s Chronicle. December 1985. Page 6.
  • “Women-3 Events.” Gay People’s Chronicle. March 1986. Page 6.
  • “Women-3 Events.” Gay People’s Chronicle. April 1986. Page 9.
20401 Hilliard Blvd., Rocky River, OH 44116 (West Shore Unitarian Church).

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