That’s one of the things I think literature is great for: getting yourself out of your own necessarily limited perspective.
On the other, I have a pretty strong attachment to queer women authors getting the recognition they deserve for telling our stories, and I get pretty pissed off when a) straight authors get more recognition for writing about queer folks than queer folks do (I’m looking at you Lambda awards) and b) when straight authors royally fuck up representations of queer people and have no clue about what the responsibilities are when you’re writing about a marginalized group you don’t belong to (Ian Hamilton, I’m looking at you).
If you have you have ever noticed that older men are unlikely to make eye contact with your or have felt completely ignored at a dance or party, Lisa thinks she knows why.
Lisa argues that, if we can connect with our feminine side, we can find a quality man, regardless of who we are competing with. But, I promise you that her opinions come from interactions with 100s of older women, just like you.
As a result, she knows what she’s saying, even if her advice is not always pleasant to hear. Please don’t forget to like, share and comment on the video! Please watch the video and add your thoughts in the comments section below.
I think I posted something like, ‘Oh, cool.’ Still neutral, like neither endorsing him nor disowning him.
But I threw up a little.” This woman can write and I’m really excited to read her novel Nevada, which I just got a copy of.
Many women, including myself, spent most of their lives competing with men – at work, in social situations and even at home.