BOOK REVIEW: 'The Tragedy of Heterosexuality' | By Jane Ward | 2020 | Paperback, $15 | Nonfiction, sexuality | Available at the Seattle Public Library
Jane Ward is concerned about the straights.
Sure, they hold the cards when it comes to systemic power. Yes, their identities are considered so “normal” as to not exist, while the identities of others are hotly debated or criminalized. Of course, they are catered to, marketed to and held up as a paragon of what a right and virtuous family model should look like.
But my god, Ward says, they are miserable — especially the women involved. ...