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Alison Bechdel

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I still found literary criticism to be a suspect activity

— Alison Bechdel


It was not a triumphal return. Home, as I had known it, was gone.

— Alison Bechdel

#home #change

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.

— Alison Bechdel

#homosexuality #shame #truth #death

It's imprecise and insufficient, defining the homosexual as a person whose gender expression is at odds with his or her sex.

— Alison Bechdel

#homosexuality #homosexuality

She has given me a way out.

— Alison Bechdel

#creativity #growing-up #mothers-and-daughters #art

Grief takes many forms, including the absence of grief

— Alison Bechdel

#fun-home #grief #suicide #home

On our second date, she kissed me in a bar. I invited her home. We just caught the F train, which seemed like a good omen.

— Alison Bechdel

#sex #dating

Who embalms the Undertaker when he dies?

— Alison Bechdel

#humor #death

The writer's business is to find the shape in unruly life and to serve her story. Not, you may note, to serve her family, or to serve the truth, but to serve the story.

— Alison Bechdel


How Horrid" has a slightly facetious tone that strikes me as Wildean. It appears to embrace the actual horror--puberty, public disgrace--then at the last second nimbly sidesteps it, laughing.

— Alison Bechdel

#perspective #rhetoric #home

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Alison Bechdel (pron. : /ˈbɛkdəl/ BEK-dəl; born September 10 1960) is an American cartoonist.

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