Nina Smith

Susie Bright on Suze Orman

Filed By Nina Smith | December 13, 2007 7:18 PM | comments

Filed in: Living
Tags: feminism, money, power, Queercents, Suze Orman, women

Last summer, I met Susie Bright at a blogging conference where she was snarky, vocal, and loved the fact that there was a site dedicated to queer money. After participating in our Ten Money Questions series, we had an email thread that lingered on the topic of Suze Orman’s sexuality. Susie Bright is known as the sexpert and one of the first writers/activists referred to as a sex-positive feminist… who better to opine on Suze’s financial advice for women. Here’s Susie on Suze. These are her words…

Suze Orman is the most famous personal finance adviser in the world— and she’s as queer as a three dollar bill. To be fair, I’m sure Suze would prefer to be characterized in Euros or gold coins.

Orman came out of the closet this year, after years of professional fame, in a “casual chat’” with Deborah Solomon at the New York Times. It appeared as if she’d made an impulsive decision on the eve of her new book’s debut: Women and Money: Owning the Power to Control Your Destiny.

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When women like Suze Orman come out, it helps American society realize that we are people just like them.

Casey Willits | December 14, 2007 3:10 PM

Do we really want to be just like the rest of Americans though? (I was on the Suze Orman show last summer, and I totally loved every minute of it!)