A Lesbian Affair

Episode 005 - Miriam

May 05, 2020 Jess W. Season 1 Episode 5
A Lesbian Affair
Episode 005 - Miriam
Chapters
1:23
Miriam's Sexual Identity
8:48
Coming out to oneself / reflecting on early instances of attraction to women
18:22
Dealing with internalised shame
21:05
Miriam's thoughts on touch and affection
24:56
The notion of 'ugliness' as a negative stereotype
35:50
The queer / lesbian fountain of youth? Do we redefine standards of beauty?
42:07
Can women objectify women?
47:45
Dating & Aspergers
55:23
Miriam's journey to becoming an artist
1:00:53
Miriam's two choices for lesbian affairs
A Lesbian Affair
Episode 005 - Miriam
May 05, 2020 Season 1 Episode 5
Jess W.

This episode is all about Miriam, a lesbian artist. Jess talks to her about her first experiences and crushes and what it meant to be attracted to women from an early age. She explores stories highlighting personal struggles in relation to internalised homophobia and shame, questions whether lesbians can objectify women as already often exemplified in heteropatriachial ways, and discusses issues around neurodiversity.

There is also a discussion about the perception of intelligence in today's society, as well as why Queen Christina of Sweden would have been a great 'Sugar Momma'.

Things of interest that are mentioned in this episode:

Queen Christina, Garbo as Queen Christina, Ellen Page on Coming Out

Show Notes Chapter Markers

This episode is all about Miriam, a lesbian artist. Jess talks to her about her first experiences and crushes and what it meant to be attracted to women from an early age. She explores stories highlighting personal struggles in relation to internalised homophobia and shame, questions whether lesbians can objectify women as already often exemplified in heteropatriachial ways, and discusses issues around neurodiversity.

There is also a discussion about the perception of intelligence in today's society, as well as why Queen Christina of Sweden would have been a great 'Sugar Momma'.

Things of interest that are mentioned in this episode:

Queen Christina, Garbo as Queen Christina, Ellen Page on Coming Out

Miriam's Sexual Identity
Coming out to oneself / reflecting on early instances of attraction to women
Dealing with internalised shame
Miriam's thoughts on touch and affection
The notion of 'ugliness' as a negative stereotype
The queer / lesbian fountain of youth? Do we redefine standards of beauty?
Can women objectify women?
Dating & Aspergers
Miriam's journey to becoming an artist
Miriam's two choices for lesbian affairs