By Michael McManus
By Michael McManus
By Shane Allison
By Sara Ahmed
Ahmed proposes queer phenomenology may perhaps examine not just how the idea that of orientation is proficient via phenomenology but in addition the orientation of phenomenology itself. hence she displays at the value of the items that appear—and those who do not—as indicators of orientation in vintage phenomenological texts comparable to Husserl’s Ideas. In constructing a queer version of orientations, she combines readings of phenomenological texts—by Husserl, Heidegger, Merleau-Ponty, and Fanon—with insights drawn from queer reviews, feminist thought, severe race conception, Marxism, and psychoanalysis. Queer Phenomenology points queer conception in daring new directions.
By Mark J. McLelland
This ebook is the 1st to examine the wide variety of contrasting pictures of the homosexual male physique in eastern pop culture, either mainstream and homosexual, and relate those pictures to the event of an interview pattern of eastern homosexual males. In so doing, it touches on a few very important concerns, together with even if there could be a common 'gay id' and even if options built for expanding homosexual and lesbian visibility in western international locations are acceptable to the social scenario in Japan
By Raymond Rigoglioso,Toby Johnson
“Gay males are inherently different.”
Both statements comprise truths. within the force for equivalent rights and social attractiveness, such a lot of within the LGBT stream have emphasised homosexual people’s commonalities with straights. yet what if homosexual men’s transformations have been unique presents? What if homosexual men—and you—played vital and singular roles within the human family?
From a standpoint seldom thought of in mainstream gay—or straight—culture, Raymond L. Rigoglioso, founding father of homosexual males of knowledge, takes a clean and open-hearted examine the serious roles that homosexual males play on the planet. equipped round 14 particular homosexual Male presents, homosexual males and the hot approach ahead exhibits how homosexual males have emerged from a heritage ruled by way of victimization to develop into academics for humanity. It proposes that, once we know how we give a contribution to the healthiness and power of society, LGBT humans could make a wholly new case for equality and start a big new period in our movement.
Written as a call for participation to self-discovery, homosexual males and the recent means ahead incorporates a self-assessment to assist the reader notice how he serves and heals humanity, reinvents manhood, and frees and enriches the human spirit.
Thoughtful and obviously written, Raymond Rigoglioso's wondrous e-book holds knowledge for homosexual males of every iteration. ancient in its sweeping imaginative and prescient but functional on a regular point, a replica of the hot manner ahead could be given to each homosexual guy on planet earth. simply because in therapeutic ourselves with the profound insights provided right here, we now have the ability to heal the area itself.
--Mark Thompson, writer of the homosexual Spirit, homosexual Soul, homosexual physique trilogy
Gay males and the hot method ahead is a miracle of a booklet. Rigoglioso is going to the social, mental, moral, and legendary roots of what it skill to be a homosexual guy this present day. Urging a trip from disgrace right into a global of self-love and acknowledgment of the social and ethical presents that homosexual males can provide the realm, this ebook is visionary within the top experience of the observe. it truly is grounded in fabric truth, and but knows the prior and will see a destiny that's loving, fit, and radiant not just for homosexual males, however the whole world.
--Michael Bronski, writer, A Queer historical past of the United States
At the outset of the LGBT circulate, Harry Hay posed 3 questions: who're we? the place did we come from? What are we for? within the nice awakening of LGBT people who has swept the area within the a long time that undefined, answering those questions has been the line much less taken. Now comes homosexual males and the hot approach ahead, taking on the hunt, beginning new byways, and revealing the vistas that wait for us after we include our queer distinction and search its meaning...and in doing so, make our present to the world.
--Will Roscoe, editor of appreciably homosexual: homosexual Liberation within the phrases of Its Founder
Raymond Rigoglioso has issued a strong name to homosexual males in every single place to determine our gayness as a present and to develop into extra skillful at utilizing this reward for ourselves, our groups, and humanity. He has successfully synthesized many principles relating to homosexual spirituality and perennial knowledge. His paintings is obvious, provocative, and encouraging. His daring invitation and problem to take our homosexual presents heavily and to rework ourselves to be presents for the realm may have a strong influence in this iteration of queer seekers. Bravo, Ray!
--John Stasio, founding father of Easton Mountain
Gay males and the hot means ahead is an urgently very important ebook for our time, and that i suggest it hugely. It illumines the painful and gorgeous secrets and techniques homosexual males combat with within the privateness of our hearts, after which provides us--and the area at large--a new technique to comprehend our precise project as a humans. This lucid, clever, and encouraging paintings is a guide for a brand new world.
--Ken web page, writer of Deeper Dating
By Cat Pausé,Cat, Dr Pausé,Samantha, Dr Murray,Jackie, Ms Wykes
Cultural anxieties approximately fatness and the attendant stigmatisation of fats our bodies, have lent a scientific authority and cultural legitimacy to what might be defined as ‘fat-phobia’. opposed to the backdrop of the ever-growing medicalisation, pathologisation, and commodification of fatness, coupled with the ethical panic over an alleged ‘obesity epidemic’, this quantity brings jointly the most recent scholarship from a number of severe disciplines to problem present principles of fats and fats embodiment.
Shedding mild at the ways that fats embodiment is lived, skilled, regulated and (re)produced throughout a number cultural websites and contexts, Queering fats Embodiment destabilises demonstrated principles approximately fats our bodies, making particular the intersectionality of fats identities and thereby countering the statement that fats reports has lately reproduced a white, ableist, heteronormative subjectivity in its analyses.
A severe queer exam on fatness, Queering fats Embodiment should be of curiosity to students of cultural and queer conception, sociology and media reviews, engaged on questions of embodiment, stigmatisation and gender and sexuality.
By Tim Dean,Steven Ruszczycky,David Squires
By Walter G. Andrews,Mehmet Kalpakli
The authors convey that the “age of beloveds” used to be not only an Ottoman, jap ecu, or Islamic phenomenon. It prolonged into western Europe besides, pervading the cultures of Venice, Florence, Rome, and London through the comparable interval. Andrews and Kalpakli contend that during an age ruled via absolute rulers and through struggle, cultural swap, and non secular upheaval, the attachments of based courtiers and the longings of fearful commoners aroused an extreme curiosity in love and the loved. The Age of Beloveds reveals new commonalities within the cultural background of 2 worlds lengthy visible as substantially different.
By Surya Monro
By Craig M. Loftin
In this compelling social heritage, Craig M. Loftin describes how homosexual humans within the usa skilled the Nineteen Fifties and early Nineteen Sixties, a time whilst swiftly turning out to be homosexual and lesbian subcultures suffered frequent discrimination. The publication relies on a notable and precise old resource: letters written to at least one journal, the 1st overtly homosexual book within the usa. those letters, such a lot of that have by no means prior to been released, offer remarkable perception into the reports, strategies, and emotions of homosexual males and lesbians national, specially as they coped with the anxieties of the McCarthy period. The letters exhibit how homosexual humans handled matters hugely correct to LGBT existence this present day, together with task discrimination, police harassment, marriage, homophobia in households, and persecution in church buildings and the army. Loftin exhibits that homosexual males and lesbians answered to intolerance and bigotry with resilience, creativity, and an invigorated trust of their correct to dwell their lives as homosexual males and lesbians lengthy sooner than this used to be accredited and regarded secure. Groundbreaking chapters deal with homosexual marriage and relations existence, overseas homosexual activism, and the way antigay federal executive rules reverberated during the country.
“[a] striking ebook … approximately homosexual and lesbian existence within the Fifties and ’60s.” — la Times
“The book’s curiosity and cost comes during the letters, which current a close-up, own view of homosexual existence following WWII.” — CHOICE
“The letters to 1 are marvelous, delivering a priceless feel of the troubles and views of homosexual males and lesbians who should be thought of rank-and-file homophiles. The ebook illustrates how humans occasionally minimally engaged with the flow negotiated the postwar interval and made a difference.” — Leila J. Rupp, writer of Sapphistries: a world background of affection among Wome
Craig M. Loftin is Lecturer in American stories at California country college, Fullerton.