Christian Students Tell Duke They Won't Read Fun Home Because It's Too Dirty

Fun Home is an award-winning graphic memoir by Alison Bechdel that’s been turned into a hit Broadway musical. It’s about painful childhoods, sexuality, and recognizing that one’s parents have possibly unforgivable flaws; it also features a lesbian protagonist whose father cheats on his wife with men. So, Christian… »8/25/15 6:40pm8/25/15 6:40pm


'Menopause Is a Punchline to a Joke': An Interview With Alison Bechdel on the Occasion of Her 50th Birthday

After finding success with her comic strip Dykes To Watch Out For — which famously spawned the Bechdel Test, a set of criteria to determine gender bias in entertainment — Alison Bechdel advanced the graphic memoir form while pondering life with her late father in Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic in 2006. Her latest, Are… »9/03/12 4:00pm9/03/12 4:00pm