Tomboy Hacks

Trapani ventured that if the internet had been around when she was a teenager she might have felt less isolated: “I kind of wish I had the access to the internet that teenagers have today.” She got a gleam in her eyes when she started to talk about what life could’ve been like as a wired youngster, being able to “express yourself online in a way that you’d be totally afraid to do in real life.” She added, “I think I would have had a lot of alter egos online as a kid if I had access to the internet.”

Cheryl Coward, on AfterEllen, writing about Gina Trapani.