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Book Review: ‘Irrepressible: The Jazz Age Life of Henrietta Bingham,’ by Emily Bingham

By Cecilia M. Ford, Ph.D.
By Cecilia M. Ford, Ph.D.

It’s tempting to wonder how different things might have been if Henrietta Bingham had lived today. Though she was lucky compared to many, how much better might her life have been if her therapist would have concentrated on the wounds inflicted by her mother’s death and her father’s inappropriate dependence rather than changing her sexual orientation?

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