Place at the Table: The Gay Individual in American Society

Place at the Table: The Gay Individual in American Society

by Bruce Bawer


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Place at the Table: The Gay Individual in American Society by Bruce Bawer

Bruce Bawer exposes the heated controversy over gay rights and presents a passionate plea for the recognition of common values, "a place at the table" for everyone.

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ISBN-13: 9780671894399
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publication date: 10/01/1994
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 1,142,074
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.43(h) x 0.70(d)

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Place at the Table: The Gay Individual in American Society 4.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
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Guest More than 1 year ago
I am so glad that Bawer wrote this awesome book. I read it twice and I will buy my own copy. He speaks the truth in that book and I came to understand that being gay is not about circuit parties, crusing in bars, dressing in drag or being 'camp'. Much less not to get married and live a frustrating double life. Bawer is the best role model there is for every gay man in the world. A positive, God-fearing guy who strips away the lies of bigots for the truth of what it really means to be a gay man. Very outstanding.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is a tremendous book, and written for all of society, making as it does more than just a superficial gay-pride-day cheer. It's beautifully written and straight folks ought to read it, too.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book was awesome and real. I found a lot of truth in it about being gay and not really caring about the bars, circuit parties, and the people in them. I got to read this book 5 yrs after its first publication. I liked it very much. It was nice to hear from another gay guy who is out but who doesn't feel the need to cross dress or wear black leather. I related to it. I nodded in agreement many times while reading the book.
Guest More than 1 year ago
An introspective look into the world of homosexuality as an average, everyday american. As you see the flaiming homosexuals on TV, the cross-dressers on springer, and the 'newsworthy' transvestites that parade around under the rainbow flag of 'gay', there is a majority that dress in suits, shirts and coats, and walk, unnoticed under many other flags, while still not being 'in the closet'. This is a book that gives a glimpse for heterosexuals into a gay world, as well as an alternate path for recently-discovered gays to follow, between the paths of 'conservative, closeted'; and 'outspoken, flamboyant' that is so often percieved.