61 minutes | Jul 28, 2020

#0012 - Kate Charlesworth

Meet Kate Charlesworth, an award-winning illustrator, artist and graphic novelist who has recently brought out 'Sensible Footwear: A Girls Guide'. In this episode, she explores how her autobiography lent itself as a framework for the graphic novel and why re-telling lesbian and queer history is of more importance than ever. She reflects on her personal and professional life, non-monogamy, the institution of marriage, coming out, activism, and working in a male-dominated environment within the creative industry. There is also discussions about what is easier to draw: Kids, dogs or cats... Things that are mentioned in this episode that might be of interest: Kate's latest graphic novel - 'Sensible Footwear'; Jackie Forster; Sappho (magazine)
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