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Suzanne Lacy, Leslie Labowitz (San Francisco, 1978)
On Saturday evening Lacy and Labowitz, along with Monica Mayer, Rosemarie Prins, Betsy Irons and Ann Klix created a mass public performance for 3000 women marchers who left the conference and. marched on the Broadway strip, San Francisco’s porn district. There they greeted a brightly-lit float with chants and ululations. Holly Near sang “Fight Back” as a two sided float moved slowly through the crowds—its front a Madonna bedecked with flowers and electric candles after the Santa Semana celebrations in Latin America and its back a three headed lamb carcass, like the goddess Hecate, whose open gut cavity leaked layers of black and white pornography. Marchers ripped the pornography from the backside of the float as it went by.