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The Essential Dykes to Watch Out For by Alison Bechdel
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It is amazing to me how much this feels like my community, even a generation removed and twenty years after publication. There's even non-preachy, non-issues-y body diversity and realistic sex! I just loved it all over again, this time with an deeply affectionate recognition that I didn't have when I read it the first time in college. It felt like when you meet extended family members and recognize yourself and your roots in a way that you didn't before.

Thank you, Alison Bechdel. This is still the best reflection of us that I've ever seen, and I didn't know how much that meant to me until I encountered it here.


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