South Carolina Legislators Have the Absolute Vapors Over Fun Home

Two public colleges in South Carolina are about to get hit with budget cuts because they dared assign books to incoming freshman that DARE characterize homosexuality as something other than a terrible sin to be discussed only in whispers. One of the offending selections was Alison Bechdel's Fun Home. » 2/20/14 6:30pm 2/20/14 6:30pm

'Menopause Is a Punchline to a Joke': An Interview With Alison Bechdel…

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 4:00pm 9/03/12 4:00pm