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Lesbian Cartoonist Alison Bechdel Countered Dad's Secrecy By Being Out And Open

August 17th, 2015

Episode 194 of 550 episodes

The musical and graphic novel Fun Home describe Bechdel's coming out, and her dad's closeted homosexuality. She says, "In many ways ... my professional career has been a reaction to my father's life."

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