“Ostensibly, I was excited,” Tegan explains of her newfound freedom.
“I was going out, I was traveling, I felt strong, I felt secure, I felt independent.
The latest episode of Dan Bucatinsky and Lisa Kudrow’s “How It Got Better” series features twin female indie rockers Tegan and Sara.
The other videos so far have featured Jason Collins, George Takei, Laverne Cox, actress Jane Lynch and fashion designer Tim Gunn.
They quickly caught the attention of Neil Young's manager who later signed them to his L. The sister duo have since released an album every two or three years with the first one being "The Business of Art" in 2000.
Having been a child of the 90s, she looked up to openly bisexual rocker Ani Di Franco and lesbian performers like Melissa Etheridge and k.d. Later on, Tegan (the scamp) read her sister’s diary and learned that she was gay, and the two then “beat the crap out of each other.” Tegan felt excited that her twin sister was also gay, but also worried that others would find out.
Their friends compare anxious Sara to a cat, and breezy Tegan to a dog.
In a cab two days prior, Sara and I sat in the back talking about her relationships, while upfront Tegan thrashed to the driver’s alt-‘90s playlist, routinely turning to ask if we were even listening: “Guys, Hole! They both have slicked-back hair, whited-out lips, and bleached eyebrows to shoot footage for “Boyfriend,” the lead single from their forthcoming eighth album, Love You to Death, that will be part of their live show.
I don’t understand why the world can’t relate to a song written by a queer woman.
I’m writing about the same shit everyone is writing about.