I get a lot of mail from men who really identify with Stuart, you know, Sparrow's boyfriend. I love that. Even though I used to say I wanted men to read the strip even though there weren't any men in it, so they'd be forced to identify with the women.
Alison Bechdel


Other quotes by Alison Bechdel

Writing this book feels like a completely different activity from writing my comic strip because it's about real life. I feel like I'm using a part of my brain that's been dormant until now.

Yeah, I read Judy Blume. My mother didn't like that, but I read it anyhow.

I probably read Harriet the Spy about 70,000 times.

Partly I resented being perceived as weak because I was a girl.

I'm pretty illiterate when it comes to comics history.

About Alison Bechdel

Profession: Cartoonist
Nationality: American
Born: September 10, 1960


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