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I am the woman who lost herself but now is found, the lesbian, outside the law of church and man, the one who has to love herself or die. If you are not as strong as I am, what will we make together? I am all muscle and wounded desire, and I need to know how strong we both can be.

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This quote is linked to the event -€“ Coming Out

Source Notes: Two or Three Things I Know for Sure (1995). Allison is not coming out here, but she clearly defines her position in relation to her society and to her lover.

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