Lesbian Feminist Activist Zsuzsanna Budapest

Dr. Z Budapest, lesbian feminist and anti-war activist
during the women’s movement discusses her new book about her sordid past
as a heterosexual, hot button issues, and where women are at now.

Dr. Z Budapest, is an author, lesbian activist, feminist, and
leader in the reclamation of the ancient ways of the Goddess. Growing up,
her mother was a medium and sculptress in Hungary. Budapest studied at the
University of Chicago, Second City, and staffed the Women’s Center in Los
Angeles during the 1960s. At the forefront of the Women’s Movement,
Budapest started the Women’s Spirituality Movement. She founded the Susan
B. Anthony Coven Number l, the first feminist witches’ coven, which became
the role model for thousands of other spiritual groups being born and
spreading across the nation. In the mid 70s Budapest was arrested for
reading Tarot, and fought with lawyers to allow the ancient practice of
women’s spiritual counseling. She is also the director of the Women’s
Spirituality Forum.