Society s view on interracial dating
Misunderstandings with warped oedipal undertones often plague queer women in intergenerational relationships.
Once, the author and poet Eileen Myles was checking out at a store with a younger woman she was dating at the time, when the cashier asked her, “How are you doing today, Mom?
This past March, they got married, and in April they moved to Chicago to build a life together.
But they’re rarely read as the wives that they are. Stop.”“Power exchanges between women are always pathologized,” Myles says.
The post, which went viral, has garnered a largely mixed response, but with a definitive tilt toward Aw-They’re-So-Cute-I’m-Glad-They’re-Happy.
I’ve seen nothing but positively gleeful reactions from the lesbian faction, who are thrilled that Peggy Peabody from the L Word is gaying it up IRL.
One of the most-liked Facebook comments on the article reads: “This is really gross.
According to their social media PDA, at least, actors Holland Taylor (age 72) and Sarah Paulson (age 40), are ridiculously, deeply in love.
My colleague Sarah Karlan recently rounded up the sweetest tweets exchanged between the newly public couple.
(Both women requested not to be named for this story, to protect the sensitive nature of T’s professional life.) Strangers are always trying to figure out how they’re related.
T has a 5-year-old son; when the whole family is out together, M is sometimes assumed to be the nanny. “As a mixed black woman,” M says, “that plays into [other people’s] assumptions whenever [T] walks into the room.”M finds that when she does get prying age-related questions, they tend to be from straight men, who will openly question her and T’s compatibility.