Alison Bechdel: 'I Just Became A Professional Lesbian'

Comic artist Alison Bechdel is known for many things — her popular, long-running series "Dykes To Watch Out For," her beloved 2006 memoir "Fun Home," the "Bechdel Test" for female participation / screen time in modern cinema.

Now, she might also be known to legions of theatre aficionados. "Fun Home," a new musical based on her memoir of the same name, opens at Broadway's Circle in the Square Theatre on April 19.

Bechdel joined On Point to talk about the adaptation process, why she wrote her "family tragicomic" and how she never really had a real job before becoming a "professional lesbian."

This program aired on April 3, 2015. The audio for this program is not available.


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