Being armed with a complementary version of oneself seems wise and self-sufficient. But female artists and performers are more inclined to allow an alter ego to embrace them. Is it that the community is not supporting them in the right way or do we just expect more from our women, more for our female dollar?
"Emma Gray lives alone on a rural farm in Northumberland with only her animals for company," reads the subhead of an article in the Daily Mail. I came across this particular piece a couple weeks ago and immediately burst out laughing. My name is also Emma Gray, though the article certainly wasn't about me.