Witch week

deborah deborah at suberic.net
Sat Nov 8 16:45:13 EST 2003


On Sat, 8 Nov 2003, Charles Butler wrote:
|"The fact that it has been put in terms of magic (or impossibility) has
|distanced the problem (which may actually be one painfully near to most
|children, like secret fears or racial difference) so that it can be walked
|around, followed through and, if possible, solved in some way."
|
|Possibly she had homosexuality, amongst other things, in mind when she wrote
|'secret fears'? Though if so it would be an uncharacteristically coy phrase.

Interesting, Charlie!

At the time WW was written, how much was homosexuality in the public
eye?

-deborah, who at 30 is older than many people here but still hasn't
lived as an adult in a world without high visibility of no-hetero
sexualities?

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