Barbara Hammer, pioneering lesbian director, dies at 79

Pioneering and prolific lesbian filmmaker Barbara Hammer also was a right-to-die advocate after being diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2006. Right-to-die advocate In October, the New York-based experimental director, who was born in Hollywood and graduated from UCLA, gave a Whitney Museum lecture on living with advanced cancer called “The Art of Dying of or … Continue reading Barbara Hammer, pioneering lesbian director, dies at 79