Leah talks about the cartoonist who took her lesbian life and turned it into a New York Times Bestseller, a Tony award-winning musical, and a famous movie test. There is much more to Alison Bechdel than the Bechdel test.
Show Notes & Extras
- We’re recording in the library!!!!
- The gal-pals this month are Dr. Leah Leah, Bonnie Fillenwarth, Katie Harris and Kerra Wagener.
- Kerra has already talked about “The Alphabet Soup” and Bonnie already talked about Hannah Gadsby, and Katie talked about Glennon Doyle
- Get to know you question: favorite gay couple?
- BOOKS Charity & Sylvia (Gal’s Guide Library) Eleanor and Hick (Gal’s Guide Library)
- Leah’s 1 Cool LGBTQ+ Thing is Alison Bechdel
- Awards won
- She was on The Simpsons! (link in the videos section)
- College Life
- Comic strip Dykes to Watch Out For
- Fun Home: A Family Tragic Comic
- Winner of 5 Tonys
- Are You My Mother? (Gal’s Guide Library)
- Bechdel Test: Does the film have two named women who talk to each other about something other than a man? Pass or Fail. (BechdelTest.com)
- 2020 Oscar Quiz
- Is Alison proud of the test?
- Warner Brothers problem
- Next month is Cartoon month!
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