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I suppose that a lifetime spent hiding one's erotic truth could have a cumulative renunciatory effect. Sexual shame is in itself a kind of death.
The web is my unconscious but it's also a wish -- a fantasy of what my own creativity might look like if I weren't constantly impeding its flow.
I grew to resent the way my father treated his furniture like children, and his children like furniture.
Was Daedalus really stricken with grief when Icarus fell into the sea? Or just disappointed by the design failure
It's imprecise and insufficient, defining the homosexual as a person whose gender expression is at odds with his or her sex.
I'd been upstaged, demoted from protagonist in my own drama to comic relief in my parents' tragedy
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Young women especially have something invested in being nice people, and it's only when you have children that you realise you're not a nice person at all, but generally a selfish bully.
September 10, 1960
Alison Bechdel is an American cartoonist.
Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic (2006)
Are You My Mother? (2012)
The Essential Dykes to Watch Out For (2008)
New Improved!: Dykes to Watch Out For (1990)
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