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Hannah Gadsby’s ‘Nanette’ and the Importance of Stories from the Margins

By Sohini Chatterjee
Gadsby offers no escape route. She is not pretending to be indifferent to her own trauma. She is asking for compassion, she is demanding to be heard and understood. Not for her own sake but for the sake of the “gender not normals”, the small town queers, the women who are written out of history in favour of men, who do not deserve their esteemed place in history.