Mattilda has been known by various names throughout her life: Matt Bernstein Sycamore, Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore, and just Mattilda. She was the editor of her high school yearbook and its literary magazine, and has been involved with activism for GLBT issues, AIDS, and politics. She participated with ACT UP and was the co-founder of "Gay Shame" with one other person.
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The bulk of the Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore Papers (GLC 110) is from 1996-2011 and the major subjects include assimilation, gender, identity, and politics. The collection contains manuscripts, 'zines, published articles and books, photographs and audiovisual materials.
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on a draft of The End of San Francisco
Come explore Mattilda's writing and anthologies. You might be inspired to re-examine your own ideas and you might assimilate some of the ideas you discover here. The Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore Papers (GLC 110) are available through the San Francisco History Center, 6th floor, Main Library.
And for Throwback Thursday, here's the 2012 post Faggots in the Library? about Why Are Faggots So Afraid of Faggots?