SOUNDBITES — “It depends on what sort of mood I’m in. When I hear the Nice and the Good abominating same-sex marriage, I wish everybody would come out. Dogs, cats, the little raindrops falling from the sky, the kitchen sink, etc. I guess with Sontag, her discomfort and reticence strike me now as more poignant than anything else. She was permanently ambivalent about female homosexuality, in a way I can understand, even if I don’t feel that way myself as much as I used to.” —Author (and new memoirist) Terry Castle on whether she’s frustrated her idol, and later-in-life friend Susan Sontag didn’t come out publicly (via)

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