Bisexual Men in Culture and Society - download pdf or read online

By Erich W Steinman,Brett Genny Beemyn

achieve a clean point of view in this misunderstood sexual orientation!

From invisible to pathological, the literary, cultural, and theoretical representations of male bisexuality were nearly uniformly detrimental. Bisexual males in tradition and Society offers a transparent, rational research of the detrimental stereotypes and the underlying purposes for them.

”The bisexual is the brutal father, the abusive husband, the violent rapist (all widely used figures of male heterosexual power), yet he's additionally the simpering, oral-sadistic mama's boy present in psychoanalytic debts of homosexuality. . . . Bisexuals are queers with directly privilege, . . . straights with homosexual chic.” Jonathan David White's caustic precis of bisexual males as obvious in David Lynch's movie Blue Velvet additionally applies to some of the representations of male bisexuality in renowned and excessive tradition. the unique essays in Bisexual males in tradition and Society deconstruct that risky snapshot with blistering strength and accuracy.

Bisexual males in tradition and Society bargains considerate, insightful examinations of the cultural meanings of bisexuality, together with:

  • the ordinary determine of the predatory, immoral bisexual guy within the novels of E. Lynn Harris
  • the missed bisexual issues in James Baldwin's vintage novels one other kingdom and Giovanni's Room
  • the murderous bisexual males in such movies as Blue Velvet and American Commandos
  • the portrayal in women's magazines of the bisexual husband as a promiscuous, deceitful AIDS provider
  • the conflicts inside of sexual-identity politics among homosexual males and bisexual males
  • the point of interest on bisexual orientation, instead of sexual habit, as a threat issue for AIDS

    Continuing the culture of Bisexuality within the Lives of fellows: evidence and Fictions, Bisexual males in tradition and Society bargains a super research of the lives of bisexual males and their precarious place inside a racist, sexist, and homophobic society.

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