Modern Homosexualities: Fragments of Lesbian and Gay Experiences

Modern Homosexualities: Fragments of Lesbian and Gay Experiences

by Ken Plummer
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415064201

ISBN-13: 9780415064200

Pub. Date: 11/17/1992

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

When gay and lesbian cultural and political movements erupted on the international stage during the 1970s, few could have predicted their enormous success. Modern Homosexualities is a unique collection of nineteen essays by international activists and academics

which documents and analyzes the dramatic changes in lesbian and gay experience over the past

Overview

When gay and lesbian cultural and political movements erupted on the international stage during the 1970s, few could have predicted their enormous success. Modern Homosexualities is a unique collection of nineteen essays by international activists and academics

which documents and analyzes the dramatic changes in lesbian and gay experience over the past twenty years. The collection explores such topics as the growth of lesbian and gay studies, new patterns of lesbian sexuality, the relationship between lesbians and gay men, the debate over

lesbian motherhood, the impact of AIDS, and the rise of political campaigning in the face of current backlashes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415064200
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/17/1992
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.75(d)
Lexile:
1400L (what's this?)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Preface: Introduction: Gay and Lesbian World Making 1. Speaking Its Name: The Invention of a Lesbian and Gay Studies Ken Plummer Unmodern Homosexualities?: The Turkish and Meso-American Experience 2. The Family as a Continuing Obstacle to the Emergence of Modern/Gay

Homosexuality in Urban Guatemala, Mexico, Peru and Thailand Stephen O. Murray 3. The Fear of Exposition: Masculinity, Femininity and Turkish Male Homosexuality Huseyin Tapinc Constructing Communities and Identities 4. Coming Out: Lesbian Identities and the Categorisation

Problem Valerie Jenness 5. Male Gay Identities and the Disclosure Problem Peter Davies 6. The Company of Friends and Lovers: Lesbian Communities in the Netherlands Judith Schuyf Creating New Relationships: Pretending to be Families? 7. Marriages, Loves and

Sexualities Maggie French 8. Daring to Pretend: Motherhood and Lesbianism Pat Romans 9. That's What Friends Are For Peter Nardi 10. A Cocktail of Alarm: Same Sex Couples and Migration to Australia 1985-90 John Hart 11. Report From a Rotten State: Marriage and

Homosexuality in Denmark Henning Bech Transcending AIDS: Models of Love, Support and Activism 12. The AIDS Dialectic Tim Edwards 13. Lesbian Politics and AIDS Work Beth Schneider 14. Sex and Caring Amongst Men: Impacts of AIDS on Gay People Barry D. Adam

Shifting Sexualities: The Lesbian Case 15. Constructing Lesbian Sexualities Diane Richardson 16. Resisting the Erasure of Lesbian Sexuality Anna Marie Smith Making the Future: Radicalism, Rights and Citizenship in the UK 17. Abseil Makes the Heart Grow Fonder: Lesbian and

Gay Campaigning Tactics and Section 28 Vicki Carter 18. Dangerous Activisms Bill Thompson and Jason Annetts 19. Equal Rights for All: Strategies for Lesbian and Gay Equality in Britain Peter Tatchell Bibliography, Notes on Contributors

on its own and all are worth reading, and all cohere togethere to give the reader an accurate account of what life is life for homosexuals in today's world (Archives of Sexual Behavior)

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